Cite-and-release May Be DOA, Dallas ISD Name Changes, Toys ‘R’ Us Files for Bankruptcy: Your Tuesday Morning Roundup

Good morning. Here is a look at the top headlines as we start the day.⛅ Weather: Partly cloudy and hot. High: 96 degrees.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.City's cite-and-release plan for weed possession is dead on arrival, Dallas County commissioner saysThe future appears hazy for a new Dallas program to issue court summonses to people caught with less than 4 ounces of marijuana instead of arresting them.Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price told Assistant Police Chief Gary Tittle in a letter last week that the city's so-called cite-and-release program was dead-on-arrival because of concerns over fairness, bureaucratic procedures and costs. And Price said he wrote the letter "on behalf of Dallas county."But on Monday, two of his fellow commissioners said Price's letter doesn't speak for them and that cite-and-release is very much alive -- even though they share many of his concerns.Editorial: How to talk to your college kid about alcohol and hazing without being a helicopter parent.And: A meth-soaked greeting card netted federal prison time for an Allen woman and an inmate at the Collin County Detention Center.  Continue reading...

Read More

Copyright The Dallas Morning News
Contact Us