The figure is an agreed-upon price that comes with caveats because it's not yet a done deal. But the agreement in such a massive case is a significant milestone — one that, while pricey, comes without a tax increase and would remove the biggest fiscal threat hanging over local government.
June 1, 2018
Back in February, Richardson Police Chief Jimmy Spivey said when officers arrived they found the injured civilian and began rendering aid. “In the course of their investigation they were led to an apartment where they made an entry and immediately encountered gunfire.”
April 27, 2018
In a statement released Wednesday, the city of Irving said that it is "extremely pleased by the court's ruling, which supports the justifiable actions taken by the officers in the matter. We remain committed to ensuring the safety of all Irving residents and schoolchildren."
March 15, 2018
Trooper Damon Allen was shot and killed on Thanksgiving Day in Freestone County, TX. Investigators say the trooper's suspected killer was out on bond for assaulting a Smith County, TX, deputy in July. Allen's wife wants to prevent repeat offenders from killing law enforcement officers.
March 6, 2018
Garrett William Nee has been sentenced for his actions on Father's Day, June 19, 2016, when he led police on a pursuit, causing a crash that killed Patton Village, TX, Police Sgt. Stacey Baumgartner and a young boy in his family's car.
January 31, 2018
Dallas police officers who used a bomb robot to kill the sniper who ambushed officers and civilians during a downtown protest will not face charges, a grand jury has determined.
January 31, 2018
A man accused of fatally shooting a Texas sheriff's deputy at a gas station pleaded guilty Wednesday to capital murder and accepted a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
September 14, 2017
A Texas exotic dancer convicted of intoxication manslaughter after a crash that killed a Pearland police officer was sentenced to 32 years in prison on Thursday.
August 4, 2017
A former Dallas-area police officer was indicted Monday on murder and other charges in a deadly April encounter in which authorities said he fired at a car, killing a 15-year-old passenger. The former officer says he fired because he feared for his partner's safety.
July 19, 2017
Enrique Zamarippa’s civil lawsuit on behalf of his son Officer Patrick Zamarripa blames the group in addition to: Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam, Al Sharpton, National Action Network, Rashad Turner, Opal Tometi, Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, Deray McKesson, Johnetta Elzie, New Black Panthers Party, Malik Zulu Shabazz and George Soros for his death.
November 9, 2016
A Dallas police sergeant has filed a federal lawsuit against Black Lives Matter leaders, President Obama, George Soros and others for allegedly inciting racial violence against law enforcement.
September 20, 2016
New Mexico's governor is reframing the death penalty debate as the proper response to recent police killings, including one officer killed Friday in her own state.
August 18, 2016
A Collin County (TX) Grand Jury declined to indict a former McKinney police officer for his role in breaking up a pool party last June and taking down a 15-year-old girl.
June 24, 2016
Despite support from Gov. Greg Abbott, officials in Brewster County, TX, have agreed to ban the display of Christian crosses on sheriff's vehicles to settle a lawsuit from the national Freedom From Religion Foundation.
June 8, 2016
Police booster group Safer Dallas Better Dallas announced Thursday that it plans to raise $250,000 to help pay for more than 100 launchers that shoot sponge rounds. The less-lethal weapons are meant to disarm and incapacitate someone from up to 100 feet away, police officials say.
April 29, 2016