West Dallas Residents Fill City Hall. Dozens of West Dallas tenants came to City Hall yesterday to ask the council to help them stay in their homes. This is in light of the ongoing saga with Khraish Khraish of HMK Ltd. trying to leave the rental property business and questions about Mayor Rawlings’ intentions for the land. The city is trying to stop the mass eviction of these tenants who labeled the landlords as slumlords.
Armed Robbery Suspect Shot near Fair Park. Yesterday afternoon, police were looking for a man in South Dallas who already had an aggravated robbery warrant. When they approached the suspect, he took off on foot but then ran back toward officers and pulled out a gun. An officer fired his gun and hit the suspect in the leg. The suspect was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
DFW Airport Gets Grant for Upgrades. $40 million, to be exact. The FAA gave the grant to the airport so that it can make upgrades to its infrastructure, including improving one of its major runways and a taxiway. While they’re at it, Terminal C could use a major facelift.
You Can Have a Little Free Library without Regulation. The Dallas City Council ruled against regulating Little Free Libraries after Councilman Griggs proposed that they be allowed by right and treated as ornaments. Read away, people.Read More