Top Stories: Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk Seeks Treatment; LGBT Hate Crimes In Texas
The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News: Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk is once again seeking treatment for depression. In a statement Monday afternoon, she said she’s entering a facility in Arizona that specializes in mood disorders.
Last week’s shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando put homophobic violence in the spotlight. On a regular basis, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people face hate crimes. These incidents are not always deadly, but cause injuries – both physical and emotional.
KERA’s Christopher Connelly has been looking into what Texas hate crime statistics about anti-LGBT violence in the Lone Star state.
Other stories this afternoon:
- Over the weekend, Texas Democrats gathered in San Antonio at the party's state convention.
- The Dallas school board has a new member. Dustin Marshall won the District 2 trustee seat in a runoff over the weekend.
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