Craig Watkins

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins discusses the TV show "Dallas DNA" at the 2009 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Universal Hilton Hotel on January 9, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Dallas County Prosecutors Must Return $112K In Federal Funds

A review finds the Dallas County District Attorney’s office misspent $112,000 from federal forfeiture accounts and must repay the money.

08/20/2015

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Ex-DA Watkins: No Knowledge Of Dez Video Case

Dez Bryant’s involvement in a July 2011 police call to a Walmart parking lot in Lancaster, Texas is not news to the Cowboys, who sources tell me have known about the incident since that time.

02/26/2015

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Departing Dallas District Attorney Wins Final Battle

The departing Dallas County district attorney has won perhaps the last court battle in a bitter fight over his office’s prosecution of an oil fortune heir for mortgage fraud.

12/31/2014

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Departing Dallas DA Watkins Wins Final Court Battle

The departing Dallas County district attorney has won perhaps the last court battle in a bitter fight over his office’s prosecution of an oil fortune heir for mortgage fraud.

12/30/2014

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DA Craig Watkins Audited By Feds Over Forfeiture Funds

U.S. Department of Justice auditors look into how District Attorney Craig Watkins’ office spent federal forfeiture funds.

CBS 11–11/14/2014

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins discusses the TV show "Dallas DNA" at the 2009 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Universal Hilton Hotel on January 9, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Why Dallas Voters Ousted Watkins As District Attorney

Perhaps the biggest impact of the mid-term elections in Dallas County is in the district attorney’s office.

11/05/2014

Texas Governor-Elect Greg Abbott celebrates with his wife Cecilia and daughter Aubrey during his victory party on November 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

UTA Political Expert Provides Analysis Of Election Day Results

UTA political science professor Allan Saxe provides a complete recap the day’s results, and gives insight into what the nation’s political structure might look like moving forward.

11/05/2014

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DA Craig Watkins Fights To Keep Office

District Attorney Craig Watkins re-election bid could hinge on turnout from his Southern Dallas voter base.

11/04/2014

Republican Dallas County District Attorney candidate Susan Hawk. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Republican Hopes To Unseat Veteran Democrat Dallas County DA

Susan Hawk hopes to make headlines Tuesday night and unseat two term District Attorney Craig Watkins. Even though Watkins is a Democrat, and she’s a Republican, Hawk insists this race isn’t about party affiliation.

CBS 11–10/31/2014

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Dallas Men Free After Convictions Overturned

Two men who were convicted of killing a South Dallas pastor more than 15 years ago have now been set free.

10/28/2014

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Dallas DA Considers Charges Against Foreign Ebola Patient

Dallas County DA Craig Watkins office is looking into the possibility of filing charges against the Liberian man that brought the first case of Ebola into the United States.

10/03/2014

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Monday Night Town Hall Meeting To Address Police Shooting Concerns

Three of Dallas County’s top law enforcement officials will be at a town hall meeting Monday night to address police shooting concerns.

CBS 11–08/17/2014

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