Dallas County is putting a plan in place to house hundreds of children flooding the US-Mexico border, and details of the plan are beginning to take shape.
Disaster organizations are getting ready to help the estimated 2,000 children and teenagers who will be brought to Dallas County from over crowded immigrant detention centers along the border.
In the last two years, the DISD has closed at least a dozen school campuses. CBS 11 News has learned that several of those buildings are now on the list of locations the federal government is looking at to temporarily house immigrant children.
The tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is proposing a partnership between the federal government, the county and non-profits that has not been seen since Hurricane Katrina.
As many as 2,000 unaccompanied immigrant children will be brought to Dallas by the end of July. The county will be prepared to offer lodging to undocumented children who are currently in holding facilities in McAllen.
The body of an Oklahoma inmate who died after a botched execution of what corrections officials have said was an apparent heart attack was returned from an independent autopsy without the heart or larynx, a state medical official said Monday.
A judge has ruled against an oil heir seeking not to pay more than $20 million to his former attorneys, in a complex dispute that ensnared the Dallas County district attorney.
A high-speed police chase that ran across parts of three counties ended in a violent crash on Tuesday night in far southeast Dallas. The suspect caught after trying to flee on foot.
A fired female state trooper pleaded guilty to criminal charges on Friday after conducting illegal cavity searches on two women along the side of the road in 2012.
Texas’ highest criminal court has refused an appeal from a Dallas man sent to death row for fatally stabbing his two stepsons during a 2007 attack that also killed his wife.
Health officials are preparing to test nearly 200 Grand Prairie high school students after learning one may have been exposed to Tuberculosis.