Stakes Running High In Battle Over Dallas Police-Fire PensionDallas councilman Scott Griggs opposes Mayor Mike Rawlings' effort to kill the state bill aimed at saving the police and fire pension fund, which could go broke within ten years without major changes.
Dallas Police & Fire Pension Fund Bill Faces First VoteA bill to save the troubled Dallas Police & Fire Pension Fund may pass its first hurdle on Monday. If the bill is approved by a House committee in Austin, it would then move to the full House for a vote.
Dallas, Austin Mayors Call On Feds To Define 'Sanctuary City' LabelTwo mayors who met with Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly say they want DHS to clearly define the term "sanctuary city."
Officials Optimistic About Repairs To Dallas 911 SystemThe troubled Dallas 911 system is closer to being fixed, according to city officials. As it turns out, the problem was not with 'ghost calls' after all. It was actually a long line of 'abandoned' calls that caused the issue.
New Coalition Formed To Help Fix Dallas Police And Fire Pension FundThree former Dallas Mayors and 10 business and civic groups are joining forces to help save the troubled Dallas Police and Fire Pension Fund.
Rawlings Calls For Police & Fire Pension InvestigationDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has asked the Texas Rangers to investigate past members of the Dallas Police & Fire Pension System administration. He released a written statement on the matter Friday morning.
Abbott Criticizes Dallas Leaders For Police & Fire Pension ProblemsTexas Governor Greg Abbott had sharp criticism for Dallas city leaders who are trying to save the police and fire pension system which could go broke in the next ten years.
Dallas Mayor Files Personal Suit Against Police & Fire PensionThe mayor of the City of Dallas has filed suit against the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings Announces $50 Million Donation For Trinity River ParkDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings revealed Monday that the city was given a $50 million donation from Annette Simmons for the new Trinity River Park.
Dallas Landlord Discloses Offer Made To City LeadersKhraish Khraish is at the center of controversy after telling hundreds of his tenants that they would have to suddenly move out by the end of the month. Now, he is claiming to be the champion for those same residents.
Lynch In Dallas For 'National Night Out' EventThe nation's biggest community crime watch event comes to Texas on Tuesday night, and the nation's top prosecutor is in Dallas to take part. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is in Dallas for National Night Out.
Brown Says Time As DPD Chief Has "Been An Honor"The Dallas Police Department headquarters has been a second home to Chief David Brown for more than a decade. And on Thursday morning, it was also where he spoke for the first time after announcing his retirement.