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Dallas County Settles Sex Harassment Claim Against Former Health Chief

1 year ago by Stephen Young
The Dallas County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved a $120,000 payment to settle a lawsuit brought against the former head of Dallas County Health and Human Services. The vote came 11 months after the county fired longtime health department chief Zach Thompson following sexual harassment allegations by a subordinate employee...
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(Updated) DCHHS Director Thompson Removed After Sexual Harassment Allegations

2 years ago by Stephen Young
Dallas County fired Health and Human Services Director Zach Thompson after sexual harassment allegations made by another Dallas County employee, according to a press release from a law firm representing the woman. "Our client has alleged a pattern and practice of sexual abuse, harassment, intimidation and retaliation by Mr. Thompson,"...
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ABC Contests Ole Anthony Story

14 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
ABC trounced Robert Tilton in his lawsuit against the network. That was years ago. Doesn't mean we can't relive it. Paige Capossela, a spokeswoman for ABC News, sent us a lengthy response to Glenna Whitley's August 3, 2006, cover story "The Cult of Ole"--an in-depth look at Ole Anthony and...
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Fired County Health Chief's Accuser Alleges "Pattern of Coerced Sexual Abuse, Harassment and Intimidation"

2 years ago by Stephen Young
The woman whose sexual misconduct allegations led to the firing of Dallas County Heath and Human Services Director Zachary Thompson claims that Thompson coerced her into a series of sex acts over a two-year period that caused her to become "depressed, and, on a few dark days, suicidal." "Zachary Thompson’s...
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City of Dallas Poised to Settle 4 Police, Firefighter Pay Lawsuits for $62 Million

2 years ago by Stephen Young
The city of Dallas will be two-thirds of the way to escaping one of its biggest financial threats, pending a Tuesday vote from the Dallas City Council. On Friday evening, the city announced that it has reached a settlement for about $62 million in four of the six police and...
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Dallas Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Council Member Griggs in Coercion Case

5 years ago by Stephen Young
A Dallas County grand jury has decided not indict Scott Griggs based on allegations that he threatened to "break the fucking fingers" of a member of the city secretary's office because of documents Griggs felt were being improperly handled. In the run-up to April 16's all Trinity toll road City...
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Dallas City Council Member Scott Griggs Passes Polygraph After Coercion Accusations

5 years ago by Stephen Young
The investigation into whether Scott Griggs criminally intimidated a member of the Dallas City Secretary's Office is going to a disaster for someone. After Saturday's developments, it seems, it's not going to be Griggs. After an introduction that included ringing endorsements from City Council member Philip Kingston and former City...
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Dallas Police Say City Councilman Scott Griggs Coerced a City Staffer

5 years ago by Stephen Young
Dallas City Councilman Scott Griggs is accused of using his position to influence the actions of a member of the Dallas City Secretary's Office, the Dallas police announced late today. In a short press release, the Dallas Police Department said it had submitted the results of its investigation into Griggs...
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Lost in Transition

13 years ago by Patrick Williams
Mark Graham District Attorney Craig Watkins denies his office cut some slack to a Dallas police officer who lied to a DeSoto cop. Did Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins' office cut a break for one of his friends? That's what one of his own prosecutors suggested in a secretly...
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Jury Finds Former Animal Shelter Manager McGill Not Guilty of Letting Cat Die in Wall

9 years ago by Anna Merlan
After several hours of deliberation, a jury returned a verdict of not guilty in the felony animal cruelty trial of Tyrone McGill, the former animal shelter manager indicted in August 2010 following a May '10 incident at the Dallas animal shelter involving a cat trapped behind a wall that wasn't...

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