Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings

Amtrak high-speed rail train in New York City. (credit: Getty Images/Doug Kanter/AFP)

High Speed Rail Between Dallas, Houston Moving Along

The Texas company behind an effort to build a high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston has announced a major step forward in the project.

07/23/2015

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Dallas Mayor May Change Mind On Property Tax Rates Because Of Potholes

The Mayor says he would keep the property tax rate as is instead of lowering it, only if the city can use a portion of the money and quickly make a big dent in road repairs.

07/20/2015

DPD bullet holes (credit: Maj. Max Geron, DPD)

Dallas Police Want Bulletproof Glass, Secure Parking In Wake Of Attack

The Dallas Police Association is urging Mayor Mike Rawlings to enhance security after the recent attack on the Dallas Police Headquarters.

06/24/2015

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Inauguration For Dallas Mayor & New City Council

The City of Dallas has a freshly sworn in city council. The inauguration ceremony for Mayor Mike Rawlings and city council members took place at the Meyerson Symphony Center.

CBSDFW.COM–06/22/2015

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How Long Will It Take Police To Get To You In An Emergency?

The I-Team, in a months-long investigation, has found that many police departments in north Texas are taking longer to reach extreme emergencies, such as a robbery in progress, when lives may be at risk.

05/04/2015

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Nurse Who Survived Ebola Sues Dallas Hospital System

Nina Pham filed lawsuit Monday in Dallas County against Texas Health Resources for issues from contracting Ebola.

03/02/2015

Downtown Dallas as seen from City Hall. (credit: Troy Larkins/CBS11 News)

Dallas Mayor Announces Earthquake Emergency Response Plans

A day after 11 quakes rattled North Texas in around 27 hours, plans are underway to review emergency response plans for Dallas.

01/07/2015

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Dallas City, County Leaders Celebrate “Ebola-Free” Day

The last person being monitored in connection with Texas’ three Ebola patients is set to be cleared from twice-daily monitoring.

11/07/2014

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CDC Confirms Positive Ebola Test For Dallas Nurse

CDC officials confirmed the preliminary positive Ebola results for Dallas Nurse

CBS 11–10/12/2014

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Family Of U.S. Ebola Carrier Moves Into Donated Home

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins personally escorted the family of Ebola carrier Thomas Duncan to a 4 bedroom spacious home in a gated community Friday.

10/03/2014

Ambulance used to transport Dallas Ebola patient. (Credit Chopper 11)

Dallas Mayor: EMS Crew And Ambulance Used In Ebola Case Isolated

“We have quarantined both them and the unit itself to make sure that nothing was there that can be spread and we’re going about our protocol about how to do that.”

09/30/2014

Dallas City Hall at night (CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley)

Dallas Mayor Considers Cuts To Public Safety

Mayor Mike Rawlings said even police, fire and the courts are on the table for potential cuts as Dallas leaders stare at a projected budget gap worth tens of millions of dollars next year.

05/22/2014

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