City Of Dallas Honors Botham Jean On His Birthday, Encourages Citizens To #BeLikeBoThe City of Dallas honors the memory of Botham Jean -- a man shot and killed in his own home by a then police officer who has since been convicted of murder. Mayor Eric Johnson has declared today #BeLikeBo Day.
Dallas Police To Get Approximately $7M More Next Year Despite Cut In OvertimeThe city will spend about $7 million more on police in the next year fiscal year that begins October 1, totaling around $561 million.
City Council Votes To Cut Dallas Police Overtime, While Increasing Overall Department FundingThe Dallas City Council voted 11-4 Wednesday night to cut $7 million from the police overtime budget, while increasing overall funding for the department.
GOP Demonstrates At Dallas City Hall Day Before Council Potentially Cuts Police OT BudgetAbout 40 area Republican party leaders and members held a "defend the police" demonstration in front of Dallas City Hall.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Seeks To Reassure Public After Gov. Abbott Ripped City Council For Reducing Overtime BudgetAfter the meeting, a variety of council members held a news conference to defend their vote to cut the department's overtime budget by $7 million, about 25%.
Southeast Dallas Health Hazard 'Shingle Mountain' To Be Removed, But City Doesn't Say WhenThe City of Dallas has requested bids from contractors to remove the mess that began growing more than two years ago.
Governor Greg Abbott Blasts Dallas City Council For Defunding Dallas Police DepartmentOn Wednesday, a majority of council members voted to cut $7 million from DPD's overtime budget.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Resigns Effective At End Of The Year, Cites 'Series Of Unimaginable Events'She had been criticized most recently for her handling of the George Floyd protests in downtown Dallas earlier this summer.
Dallas City Council Preliminarily Approves Cutting Police Overtime Budget, Increase Police TrainingIn the straw or unofficial vote, a majority of council members, 11-3, approved reducing the Dallas Police Department's overtime budget by $7 million.
Rental Assistance Effort Targets Southern Dallas During Coronavirus PandemicThe community health services group, Abounding Prosperity, has been selected to offer COVID-19 relief dollars for rental assistance.
Dallas Ending Scooter Program Due To Safety ConcernsThe city said in a news release Monday, complaints included allegations that companies and riders were not adhering to the dockless vehicle ordinance and it posed a public safety issue.
Dallas Mayor, Council Members Propose Amendments To Dallas Police Department BudgetThe Mayor's proposed reductions would amount to more than $6.5 million in savings.
Dallas County Offering Expanded Coronavirus TestingStarting Saturday, Dallas County is offering COVID-19 testing to anyone over 5 years old with or without symptoms.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Facing Criticism Following Report On ProtestsChief Renee Hall’s report has already drawn criticism from the mayor and today she received an earful from the city’s public safety committee.
Dallas Municipal Court Going Virtual, Will Close For 1 Month And Reschedule Hearings, Trials, Jury DutyBeginning Wednesday, the City of Dallas Municipal Court is shutting down for several weeks.