Lupe Valdez

Dallas County Sheriff Faces Lawsuit Over Federal Immigration HoldsThe Dallas County sheriff who was warned by Governor Greg Abbott about not complying with immigration holds has been sued by people who say they were detained for extended periods because of such holds.
Texas Governor Abbott Pushing For 'Sanctuary Cities' Law In 2017Republican Governor Greg Abbott is calling for a "sanctuary cities" law in Texas in his most public support of the divisive immigration issue since taking office.
City Leaders: Race Matters In Sheriff’s Office AppointmentA Dallas County commissioner is taking issue with Sheriff Lupe Valdez regarding the race of a deputy she promoted to her command staff.
Dallas County Sheriff Allows Special Meals For Muslim InmatesA decision by Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez to allow Muslim inmates in the Dallas County Jail to receive special meals during Ramadan has sparked controversy.
Sources: Inmate Not Cuffed Before Parkland EscapeQuestions surrounding the case of a Dallas County Jail inmate who escaped from Parkland Hospital Tuesday night appear to be answered by sources close to the investigation.
Sunnyvale Not Sunny For SpeedersDriving through Sunnyvale it's hard to miss the orange cones. Construction projects are well underway and the town is proud of it's recent growth, but it's still a small town.
DA's Use Of Confiscated Vehicle Spurs Discussion During Commissioners CourtAn often-overlooked item on the Dallas County Commissioners Court agenda caused a flap at Tuesday’s meeting.
Judge Blocks Dallas County's Attempt To Lay Off Deputy ConstablesA federal judge has blocked Dallas County’s plan to save money by laying off a number of deputy constables.
Dallas County Commissioners Continue To Debate Budget DeficitDallas County Commissioners continued Tuesday to try and find a way to cut a projected $33 million out of next year’s budget to cover a deficit.
Dallas County Commissioners Court Investigate Motive Behind TowingThe Dallas County Commissioners assigned a special prosecutor Tuesday to investigate whether a wrecking service illegally towed more than 5,000 vehicles based on racial profiling.
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