Dallas County Leaders Boost Election ProtectionsDallas County Commissioners voted in a specially-called meeting Friday to work with a contractor of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to secure its election website.
Voters To Decide On Funding Of Crossing Guard ProgramDallas County voters will decide this November if they want to pay to keep school crossing guards on duty.
Commissioners Select Marian Brown, A Candidate, As Interim Dallas County SheriffDallas County Commissioners appointed Chief Marian Brown, number three under Lupe Valdez, as the interim Sheriff effective just after midnight on January 1.
Dallas County Commissioner’s Vote To Lower Vehicle Inspection FeesWhile the bill to eliminate vehicle inspections died in the Texas Legislature, lawmakers in Dallas County are taking action.
Dallas Officials Praised For Willingness To Welcome ImmigrantsAs the state legislature moves closer to a ban on sanctuary cities, some officials in Dallas are being praised for their willingness to welcome immigrants.
Parkland's Budget Crunch: The Pocketbook Cost Of Texas PoliticsDallas County’s healthcare safety net is now looking to make up a roughly $100 million budget shortfall—while some local leaders blame Texas politics for a stalemate that leaves both poor patients and taxpayers on the hook.
Imam Cancels Prayer At Fort Worth Stock Show & RodeoThe prayers that open events at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo are not specific to any religion and are read by people of various faiths. But the role of an Islamic leader in this year's events sparked outrage on social media.
Attorneys: John Wiley Price Investigation May Be Wrapping UpThe federal investigation into Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price and his long-time assistant Daphney Fain appears close to an end, according to attorneys representing the two.
Postal Delivery Concerns After Carrier Returns MailOfficials with the United States Postal Service say they have fired a North Texas mail carrier for skipping part of his route and not delivering a significant amount of mail by simply marking the letters and packages ‘return to sender.’
Dallas County Could Elimate Minimum Wage JobsThere's a push to eliminate minimum wage Dallas County jobs.
Gov't To Sue Texas Over Voter ID LawThe Justice Department says it will sue Texas over the state's voter ID law and will seek to intervene in a lawsuit over the state's redistricting laws.
Dallas County Joins Federal Voter Identification LawsuitAfter a fairly heated discussion, Dallas County commissioners voted 3-2 to join the federal voting rights challenge to Texas' new voter ID law, which requires voters to present photo identification to vote in person.
Dallas County Prepares West Nile Combat PlanDallas County Commissioners approved spending $350,000 to combat mosquitoes. The money will go towards hiring a Little Rock, Arkansas-based company to set traps each week, and spray more than 5,000 square miles throughout the season.
Dallas County Set To Start Aerial Spraying This WeekDuring a Dallas County Commissioners Court meeting Tuesday leaders agreed aerial spraying for the West Nile Virus should begin. County lleaders are now waiting for 5 p.m. Wednesday, the deadline given to mayors to submit their opinions on spraying in their individual cities.
John Wiley Price's Constituents Believe Him, Not The FedsJohn Wiley Price may be in trouble with the feds, but certainly not with people in his district. CBS 11 News has learned most folks there don't put much stock in recent accusations of tax fraud and money laundering.