Experts Not Ready To Declare West Nile Season Over2012 was a record year for West Nile Virus cases in North Texas. Nearly 400 people were infected with the virus in Dallas County alone. 17 people died. And experts still aren't ready to declare the season is over.
Dallas County Constable Found Guilty Of Organized Criminal ActivityPrecinct 1 Constable Derick Evans was sentenced to two years probation and a $10,000 fine for engaging in organized criminal activity, a Dallas County jury ruled Monday.
Price's Lawyer Expecting Federal IndictmentAs Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Prices’ legal troubles seem to be growing, his attorney says he’s preparing for a legal fight.
Dallas County Redistricting Plan Approved By Commissioner's CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court may have put state redistricting plans on hold, but Dallas County residents are a big step closer to being able to vote in a primary election in 2012, at least for county offices such as commissioner or Justice of the Peace.
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.
Constable's Office Questioned In Role Of KidnappingDallas County Commissioners are now looking into the role of constables after a deputy refuses to follow the man who had kidnapped and later drowned two of his children on Monday.
Jenkins Vows To Scrutinize No-Bid County Contracts More CloselyCounty Judge Clay Jenkins vowed to scrutinize no-bid contracts more closely Tuesday after the court endured a weeks-long search to locate emergency communication equipment that was thought to be missing or misplaced.
Sources: Feds Sought Info On Price's Bentley Last YearFor weeks, Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price's Bentley has generated a lot of speculation. FBI agents searched the luxury car late last month.
New Details Released In FBI's Investigation Into John Wiley PriceWe have a better idea where the feds are headed in their investigation of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price. The search warrants executed at Price's house and at his county office mention big companies and at least one other powerful politician, State Senator Royce West.
More Fireworks At Dallas Commissioners CourtOnce again, more outbursts and name calling have peppered the Dallas County Commissioners Court. This time an outgoing commissioner took exception with a new redistricting plan.
Two Dallas County Deputies Fired In Fraud ScandalTwo of the 35 deputies implicated in a Dallas County fraud scandal were fired Wednesday, and more terminations are expected to come later in the week.
Commissioners Upset About Lack Of Suspensions Following InvestigationAt a county meeting Tuesday, Commissioners John Wiley Price and Clay Jenkins said they’re upset that some of the deputy constables accused after a fraud investigation last week were placed on desk duty rather than suspended.
City Council Candidate Kicked Out Of County Commissioners CourtThere were more fireworks at the Dallas County Commissioners Court Tuesday when a public speaker addressing the court was forcibly removed because he went beyond his three-minute time limit.
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 Commissioner's Court Accepts Elections Admin's ResignationThe Dallas County Elections Commission met for the first time since the late 1980s Friday to decide the fate of the man who has presided over elections in the county for nearly a quarter of a century.