Updated 2:41 pm PDT, Tuesday, June 4, 2019 In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 photo, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings looks up as he stands with his wife Micki Rawlings behind a wreath during the Dallas Police memorial service, honoring officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. With the Rawlings, from left, are Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall, Major Catrina Shead, Chaplain Al Taylor and City Manager T.C. Broadnax. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP) less In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 photo, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings looks up as he stands with his wife Micki Rawlings behind a wreath during the Dallas Police memorial service, honoring officers who lost their ... more Photo: Smiley N. Pool, AP Photo: Smiley N. Pool, AP Image … [Read more...] about Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to leave office after 8 years
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Updated at 12:45 a.m. Thursday: Revised to include an updated forecast for North Texas. With nasty weather looming this evening, airlines suspended hundreds of flights and schools canceled activities to keep kids safe.The severe weather forecast included the possibility of baseball-size hail and was initially scheduled to arrive in two waves with the first arriving around 5 p.m.By 6:30 p.m., nearly every major highway in the area was free of traffic — a rarity for rush hour on a weeknight — but the storms took their time. "It took a little while longer for them to develop," National Weather Service meteorologist Juan Hernandez said.A weaker line made its way east late Wednesday, but there was still the potential for hail at least the size of quarters and maybe a bit larger, and up to an inch of rain in Dallas-Fort Worth, said meteorologist Steve Fano with the National Weather Service.The storms are expected to pass east of Dallas around 2 a.m. Wednesday and … [Read more...] about Threat of hail still possible as line of storms moves into Dallas-Fort Worth
1. A reality check for O'Rourke? In a fresh survey of Iowa caucus-goers, the El Paso Democrat lags several Democratic contenders for president, an early reminder that he'll face a tough battle to secure his party's nomination. Find out where he landed in the rankings here.2. O'Rourke arrived in Nevada this weekend, an early caucus state that will test his ability to appeal to minority voters in the nation's first primary contest with a diverse, young electorate."I'm here to listen to and learn from them," he told political writer Gromer Jeffers Jr. in Nevada. "I take no one for granted in the same way I write no one off. If this is going to work ... everyone is going to have to be able to come out and step up."3. In a large and growing Democratic field, O'Rourke is not the most hard-driving ideological champion, nor the wonkiest or most creative on policy. His pitch is that he's a consensus-seeker. There's hardly an issue that voters push him on for which the answer isn't either that … [Read more...] about Marijuana bill’s first hurdle, bump stock ban, Dallas diaper duty, reality check for Beto O’Rourke?
Updated at 9:25 a.m. to reflect that a ground stop at DFW International Airport has been lifted. Fog put a stop to all flights arriving at DFW International Airport on Friday morning, while computer problems kept all Southwest Airlines planes on the ground during the early morning hours at Love Field.The FAA issued a group stop for all arriving traffic at DFW at 7:33 a.m., airport spokesman Cynthia Vega said.Flights that originated at DFW were still allowed to take off, Vega said. The ground stop ended just after 8:45 a.m.Earlier, the FAA issued a ground stop for all Southwest flights nationwide around 4:30 a.m."We're truly sorry for the delays this morning," the Dallas-based airline said in a tweet Friday morning. "Our Network Operations Control Team is aware of the issue and are working diligently to get you on your way as quickly as possible. We appreciate your patience while we work through this." … [Read more...] about Fog, computer glitch briefly ground flights at DFW Airport, Dallas Love Field
SJC passes Oakland to become the Bay Area’s second-busiest airport Chris McGinnis Published 12:16 pm PST, Monday, February 11, 2019 A gorgeous sunrise greets passengers at fast-growing Mineta San Jose International Airport on Feb 11, 2019 A gorgeous sunrise greets passengers at fast-growing Mineta San Jose International Airport on Feb 11, 2019 Photo: Chris McGinnis Photo: Chris McGinnis Image 1 of / 18 Caption Close Image 1 of 18 A gorgeous sunrise greets passengers at fast-growing Mineta San Jose International Airport on Feb 11, 2019 A gorgeous sunrise greets passengers at fast-growing Mineta San Jose International Airport on Feb 11, 2019 Photo: Chris McGinnis Bay Area airports by the numbers 1 … [Read more...] about Bay Area airports by the numbers