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Former Dallas Police Officer On Trial For Brutality

A former Dallas Police officer finds himself on the opposite side of a criminal court case.

06/26/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: ‘No Plans’ To Have Perry Testify

A special prosecutor said Friday that he does not plan to call Texas Gov. Rick Perry to testify before a grand jury investigating whether he abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors.

06/06/2014

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Judge Appoints Special Prosecutor In Perry Ethics Complaint

A state judge appointed a San Antonio attorney on Monday to act as a special prosecutor to investigate an ethics complaint against Gov. Rick Perry.

08/19/2013

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Perry Under Investigation For Possible Abuse Of Office

A Texas judge says he plans to have a special prosecutor review allegations that Governor Rick Perry abused the powers of his office and broke the law over a veto that cut funding for state public corruption investigators.

08/15/2013