Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson wants the city manager to add more police officers to next year's budget and salary increases. He says the current budget would actually cause the police force to shrink by not hiring enough officers to replace those that leave.
A federal judge reduced former Dallas County City Councilman Dwaine Caraway’s prison sentence by five months.
The city of Dallas announced on Tuesday that it will delay residential recycling pickup by one or two days in various parts of the city over the next several weeks. The reason is a shortage of workers.
Prosecutors say Ruel Hamilton shelled out tens of thousands of dollars in bribes to former Dallas council members Carolyn Davis and Dwaine Caraway.
Jesse Moreno discussed the potential return of rental scooters, changes to I-345, high property taxes, Dallas' long development services wait and how he plans to be engaged in his district.
Gay Donnell Willis discussed Preston Center, growing the city’s tax base, her opponent revealing her tax liens and improving city services in an interview with FOX4.
Jaynie Schultz discussed panhandling, the Valley View mall redevelopment, the Esperanza district and the new council’s relationship with Mayor Eric Johnson in an interview with FOX4.
New Dallas councilman Paul Ridley discussed parks, affordable housing, communicating with constituents, the environment and the future of I-345 in an interview with FOX4.
Mayors typically use their address at council inaugurations to pat themselves on the back for all they accomplished. However, Mayor Eric Johnson focused on many of the city's problems that need to be solved, which range from poor trash service to problems getting through to 911.
When the city's director of sustainable development and construction shared the good news with Dallas City Council members on Monday, some took it with cautious optimism after getting an earful from builders for months.
Dallas residents fed up with bulk trash sitting on their sidewalks for weeks are demanding answers from the city, and Dallas City Council members are not satisfied with the explanations they are getting.
The Dallas City Council sent a strong message to the Dallas County Elections Office after a problem during the May 1 election caused some polls to stay closed for hours.
Rental scooters could make a comeback in Downtown Dallas. One company made its pitch to city leaders with safety measures designed to keep riders off the sidewalks.
Some Dallas residents who are concerned about too many loud parties at rentals are hopeful the council will ban short term rentals in residential neighborhoods.
Dallas County elections officials confirmed closures at multiple polling locations totaled more than 13 hours of lost voting time.
There are city council elections in dozens of North Texas cities, including Dallas, where all 14 seats are up during Saturday’s election.
After hearing Dallas City Council members consider more regulations for short-term rentals, some residents wanted council members to consider the price tag of that option first.
Dallas police had riot shields in hand as the city of Dallas forced the pop-up homeless encampment known as Camp Rhonda to move once again.
The message to city leaders just steps from City Hall is if the city can't give them a key to a place of their own, they at least want the city to give them a place for their tent.
Mayor Eric Johnson established the City Council committee Monday after the arrest last week of Bryan Riser on two charges of capital murder.