The Dallas City Council has agreed to pay nearly $1.2 million to the mother of a bicyclist who died after being run over by a police car.
The only thing separating between two city council candidates near San Antonio is a coin flip.
Some New Orleans residents and city officials are pushing back against tour operators who bus out-of-towners into the city’s Lower 9th Ward, where Hurricane Katrina unleashed a wall of water that pushed homes off foundations and stranded residents on rooftops when the levees failed.
More than 3,000 lots flooded by Hurricane Katrina and bought with federal money in an emergency bailout sit idle across this city — a multimillion-dollar drain on federal, state and city coffers that lends itself to no easy solution.
Diana Newland on Tuesday defeated Edward Lapeyre for a place on the Webster City Council.
Houston City Council approved Mayor Annise Parker’s innovative plan to create a public/private partnership to operate the Houston Sobering Center.
Houston’s City Attorney David Feldman may be in hot water. Insiders allege at a meeting at City Hall last week Feldman showed up wearing big feather-like earrings.
The program was approved by state lawmakers in the recently completed legislative session and will allow City Council to consider approval of vendors based on location of business in certain City contracts.