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John Wiley Price (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Dallas City Leaders React To Price’s Arrest

The probe of Commissioner Price went on from 2001 to 2011. Most current commissioners weren’t on the court during most of that time.

07/25/2014

michael phillips

Judge Says Dallas Man Should Be Exonerated In Rape

A Dallas man who prosecutors say did not commit a 1990 rape for which he served 12 years in prison should be exonerated based on recent DNA testing he did not request, a judge recommended Friday.

07/25/2014

michael phillips

Imprisoned For 12 Years, Dallas Man To Be Exonerated For Rape Conviction

After spending 12 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, Michael Phillips will finally be exonerated on Friday morning in Dallas.

07/25/2014

michael phillips

Dallas Man To Be Exonerated For 1990 Rape Conviction

A Dallas man who served 12 years in prison for a rape conviction, will have the crime erased from record. It turns out he wasn’t guilty after all.

07/24/2014

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Judge Overrules Heir In Watkins Contempt Case

A judge has ruled against an oil heir seeking not to pay more than $20 million to his former attorneys, in a complex dispute that ensnared the Dallas County district attorney.

05/30/2014

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)

Watkins Blasts Judge’s Handling Of Rape Case

A judge’s controversial handling of a rape case, and her suggestion that the 14-year-old victim was lying, has outraged Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins.

05/06/2014

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)

Watkins Planning To Fight Back

Fresh off of a bruising year with allegations of an FBI investigation and prosecutorial misconduct, Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins said that he is planning to fight back.

01/17/2014

Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Activist Group Calls For Feds To Investigate DPD Shootings

A new activist group made up of critics of Dallas Police shootings wants changes in DPD’s shooting policies involving civilians.

CBS 11–12/12/2013

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Dallas DA Watkins Acquitted Of Contempt Charges

A judge has acquitted Dallas County district attorney Craig Watkins of a contempt charge, a charge Watkins has been fighting against for months.

CBS 11–08/23/2013

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Watkins To Learn If Contempt Charge Will Stand

Dallas County’s top prosecutor will appear in front of a judge on Friday, but this time he will be on the other side of the courtroom.

08/23/2013

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas County May Join Voter ID Lawsuit

Dallas County commissioners are considering joining the federal voting rights challenge to the state’s new voter ID law. That law requires voters to present photo ID to vote in person.

08/20/2013

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

Judge Says Case Against Watkins Can Continue

There was a legal setback for Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins on Monday.

07/23/2013

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