Dallas City Council Settles Exxxotica Lawsuit For $650,000The lawsuit made it to the U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans, which ruled against the city, paving the way for the settlement agreement.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Denies She, DPD Are Soft On Crime Amid Spike In MurdersChief Hall said if the trend continues, Dallas could be on pace to have approximately 228 murders this year.
A Closer Look At The Rising Dallas Homicide Rate And Comparison To Other CitiesRecords show the city of Dallas had nearly as many homicides last month as it did for the first four months of the year.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, 7 Council Members Endorse Eric Johnson For MayorSeven Dallas City Council members joined Mayor Mike Rawlings in backing State Representative Eric Johnson over fellow Council Member Scott Griggs in the runoff election for Dallas mayor.
Dallas Passes Diaper-Changing Station Ordinance For New RestaurantsThe Dallas City Council today passed an ordinance requiring baby changing tables in both new and remodeled restrooms inside Dallas restaurants and retail stores.
Texas Bill Would Let Voters Decide On Confederate MonumentsRemoval of Confederate and other historical markers would need approval from voters or state lawmakers under a bill that won initial approval by the state Senate on Tuesday.
Council Member Jennifer Staubach Gates Easily Wins Re-Election By Defeating Former Mayor Laura Miller For District 13 SeatWith 45 of 47 precincts reporting (96 percent), incumbent Dallas City Council member Jennifer Staubach Gates leads former Dallas Mayor Laura Miller 66 to 34 percent and will be re-elected.
Former Mayor Challenges Incumbent Over Development In Dallas Council RaceWith election day on Saturday, records show incumbent Jennifer Staubach Gates has raised $147,954 while Laura Miller has $119,731 on hand.
Dallas City Council Passes Earned Paid Sick Leave After Heated DebateSome supporters of the ordinance cheered and clapped for Councilman Philip Kingston, but Mayor Mike Rawlings scolded Kingston.
Dallas Expands Powers Of Police Oversight BoardThe Dallas City Council has expanded the powers of the independent panel that oversees city police and hears complaints about officer misconduct.
Dallas City Leaders Begin Work On Racial Equity PlanCity leaders are working on what they call a Racial Equity Plan to focus on jobs, housing and new business, especially in the southern part of Dallas.