Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Says Convention Center Will Be Used As Medical FacilityThe Army Corps of Engineers and the Texas National Guard prepared the facility so it would be ready for use as a step-down facility for Covid-19 patients who no longer need to be in the ICU.
Governor Threatens Federal Government Will Move Resources Away From Dallas If Judge Doesn't Utilize ThemIn a letter sent to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Sunday, the Governor's Office threatened to move additional hospital capacity away from Dallas if he doesn't plan to utilize the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
Dallas Convention Center Transforming Into Temporary Hospital For Coronavirus PatientsDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins will make the call on when to open the facility with 250 beds to start and room for many more.
Gov. Abbott To Open Dallas Convention Center As Healthcare Facility, Halt Release Of 'Dangerous Criminals' Due To COVID-19Due to the coronavirus, Gov. Abbott announced the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center will be opened as a healthcare facility and that he will halt the release of "dangerous criminals" in Texas.
Non-Profit Ministry Serves Over 10,000 People In Need At Dallas Convention CenterMore than 10,000 people packed the convention center, receiving new clothing, haircuts and hot meals. All of them sharing a common bond — they're facing hard times.
Homelessness: No Easy Fixes... Convention Center Again Reopens As Emergency ShelterIn Dallas, with freezing temperatures expected again overnight, homeless advocates are applauding the city's decision to open the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center as an emergency shelter.
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.
Fan Expo Dallas Sees Thousands Showing Off Their FandomAt Fan Expo Dallas, thousands of people are showing off their fandom as the annual pop culture convention continues through the weekend in downtown Dallas.
Fans Pay Tribute To Peter Mayhew At Fan Expo DallasPeter Mayhew, best known for playing Chewbacca in the Star Wars movies, is being remembered in a special way as fans at Fan Expo Dallas are able to let his family know how much he was loved in the community.
Dallas To Host USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championship Next YearThe 41st annual GJNC is expected to draw upwards to 1,320 teams and 13,500 athletes plus their families to Dallas in 2020.
Electrician Plummets 40 Feet To His Death Inside Dallas Convention CenterAn electrician died after falling 40 feet from a heliport at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown Dallas.