The Dallas City Council called for a special election to replace the District 4 seat, which was vacated by disgraced Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway.
Caraway pleaded guilty to taking nearly half a million dollars in bribes and kickbacks.
Days after Caraway's conviction, Mayor Mike Rawlings acknowledged the corruption scandal may not be limited to bribes over bus cameras and a company called Force Multiplier Solutions.… More
An area of downpours with a history of flash flooding will shift eastward to end this week then settle southward this weekend over the central United States.
In recent days, winds have been lifting and carrying smoke particles all the way across the country and landing in places like New York City.
The Atlantic Basin is uncharacteristically quiet for mid-August, with the exception of Subtropical Storm Ernesto in the north-central Atlantic Ocean.