Government CrimeStoppers: Dallas

Dallas housing department hired engineer charged with fraud to inspect homes

The engineer hired by the Dallas Housing Department to inspect eight homes for low-income residents had previously been charged with fraud and doesn’t have...

San Antonio council member’s checks to campaign worker returned as fraudulent

A door-to-door campaign worker for San Antonio District 2 City Council Member Jada Andrews-Sullivan said four checks worth a total of $4,200, paid to...

Border Patrol employees being investigated for mocking migrants, lawmakers

About 70 current or former U.S. Customs and Border Patrol employees are being investigated for participating in a secret Facebook group that mocked migrants...

Border patrol agent accused of harassing mother of migrant child

A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Clint is accused of using Facebook to harass an undocumented Guatemalan woman living in California whose son was...
Texas light rail

Leander looking to get uncoupled from Cap Metro

Leander, the end of the line for Austin’s single light rail line and the system’s second-largest sales tax contributor, is considering hiring an attorney...

Central Texas residents fight new permits for wastewater discharge

Residents and environmental advocates are fighting against a plan to allow a wastewater treatment plant to dump up to 160,000 gallons of treated wastewater...
Judge

Appeals court sends case back to Harris County judge who urged...

The Texas First Court of Appeals last week overturned a ruling by a civil court judge who cut off an attorney with the line,...

Travis County correctional officer arrested for falsifying jail log

In the aftermath of an investigation that revealed questionable judgment by jail staff prior to inmates’ deaths, an officer at the Travis County Correctional...

Report suggests poor management of Fort Worth river project

An independent review by Dallas-based consulting firm Riveron said changes may be needed to the management structure of Fort Worth’s Trinity River project. The examination...