The Dallas City Council voted Wednesday to approve a $3.8 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Despite activists' outcries, council members didn't make significant changes to the police budget.
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As the city council voted on the budget Wednesday night, protesters rallied in front of the Dallas City Hall and police headquarters following the news of the indictment of an officer in Breonna Taylor’s case.
Louisville Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Schroeder said one officer is undergoing surgery and the other is in stable condition. Neither suffered life threatening injuries. A suspect is in custody.
Brett Hankison, who was terminated in June, has been charged with three counts of wanton endangerment. None of the three men faces state charges directly over Taylor's death.
The storm is moving out of Texas, having brought flooding and almost 14 inches of rain to the Houston area over the past three days.
The Dallas City Council voted on Sept. 23 to approve a roughly $3.8 billion budget for the upcoming year. The police department’s $500 million budget will remain mostly intact.
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