Tag: City of Dallas

Flowers on Lee pedestal Save the Monument Rally 091617

Texans Protest Dallas’ Removal of Confederate General Robert E. Lee Statue

Around 200 people gathered Saturday afternoon in Dallas at Lee Park to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and an unknown soldier. Peaceful protesters stood in the blistering 90-plus degree heat while facing the barren pedestal where Lee’s bronze, 14-foot tall, six-ton equestrian likeness stood from 1936 until Thursday. Dallas officials sent in city work crews to warehouse the statue.

Dallas Names New Police Chief, First Woman to Serve

Dallas finally named its new police chief on Wednesday. City Manager T.C. Broadnax announced he hired Detroit Deputy Police Chief Ulysha Renee Hall and, in doing so, she becomes the first woman to serve as the department’s top cop.

Texas Attorney General Joins Dallas Voter Fraud Probe

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Wednesday afternoon that his office will assist the Dallas County District Attorney in the ongoing investigation into allegations of widespread voter fraud reported during the May 6 city council election in several precincts.

Shocking Audio Suggests Dallas Voter Fraud Scheme Reached into Elections Office

The Dallas City Council voted reluctantly to accept the county’s results from the May 6 elections, currently under criminal investigation over voter fraud allegations. This comes amid shocking secret audio recordings surfacing in which a campaign worker alleges he paid off someone inside the county elections office to tip him off when mail-in ballots were sent out.

Pro-Muslim rally in Austin

Texas Pro-Muslim Rally’s Unexpected Last Minute Venue Could Be About Posturing for TV

The pro-Muslim United Against Racism | Hate rally made an unexpected last minute venue change. The event miraculously morphed into a march and a rally less than two days before the Dec. 12 event date. No longer will the event be an Irving mosque-held event. Instead, it will be held in Southeast Dallas at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center on Dec. 12 from 1-3 p.m.