Tag: Angela Hunt

Emails show Griggs found design flaws in Dream Team Trinity plan

One of the city emails Councilman Scott Griggs received that raised the ire of some at Dallas City Hall pushing the Trinity Tollway plan. Griggs’ attorney Larry Friendman charged that the investigation is a result of his finding design flaws that could make the “Dream Team” proposal, passed in April by Dallas City Council, dangerous.

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Attorneys call charges against Scott Griggs ‘trumped up’

More than 100 people gathered at City Hall Plaza in downtown Dallas today (Saturday, May 2) to support Dallas City Councilman Scott Griggs who was charged on Friday with coercion by an elected official, a third degree felony that carries a punishment of 2 to 10 years in the state pen. Attorneys and supporters called the charges “ridiculous” and “trumped-up.”

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Violent crime falls 13% in Oak Lawn hotspot

But jumps in vehicle burglaries, auto thefts fuel overall increase in 2011 for Maple-Wycliff TAAG JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Violent crime fell roughly 13 percent last year in the...

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Another pedestrian hit on Cedar Springs

For the third time in six weeks, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the Cedar Springs strip over the weekend. This time, the victim reportedly is a 10-year-old girl, but her injuries aren’t believed to be...

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Fatal hit-and-run raises safety concerns

Pedestrian struck, killed near unlighted crosswalk on Cedar Springs strip JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com A fatal hit-and-run accident on the Cedar Springs strip last week has led to renewed debate...

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Caraway, Davis absent from gay Pride

Eleven of 15 councilmembers appeared on the city float. Dallas City Councilmembers Carolyn Davis and Dwaine Caraway were absent from Sunday’s Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, despite having RSVP’d affirmatively for...

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Cedar Springs fire station may keep truck

Truck to stay on Cedar Springs Road? Earlier this month, we reported that Fire Station 11 on Cedar Springs Road might lose a ladder truck. City Councilwoman Angela Hunt, whose district includes the first station, said today that...

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Cedar Springs construction postponed

Cedar Springs Road Earlier this week, merchants on Cedar Springs were told that traffic would be disrupted for two weeks because of installation of new gas pipes. That construction has been postponed until after Pride....

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