Dallas County is stepping up safety measures at the Frank Crowley Courts Building. No one wants to talk about specifics for security reasons
but sources close to the plan say to expect an increase in security officers with guns.
Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins appeared publicly Friday for the first time in weeks.
A woman scheduled to be put to death next week has been given a temporary stay of execution. Kimberly McCarthy of Lancaster was convicted of the brutal 1997 murder of an elderly neighbor.
A special prosecutor from North Texas will investigate whether the Dallas County district attorney committed contempt of court when he wouldn’t testify to allegations that his office improperly prosecuted an oil fortune heir.
CBS-11 News has learned the FBI and federal prosecutors are looking into Watkins’ he planned prosecution of oil heir Albert Hill III.
A Wichita Falls judge will decide whether to order a punishment for the Dallas County district attorney after he was declared in contempt of court by another judge.
According to a published report, embattled Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins could be the subject of an FBI investigation.
Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins has said little publicly Friday, following a stinging court defeat, including being held in contempt of court.
Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins was held in contempt of court after refusing to testify in a court hearing. Later, the judge dismissed the case.
A state appeals court has denied Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins’ request to halt a hearing at which he is to answer allegations of prosecutorial misconduct in a case.
In a nasty fight involving Dallas’ rich, powerful, and politically connected– a federal judge rules against a Hunt family heir, while handing embattled District Attorney Craig Watkins a public relations victory, if not vindication.
Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins refused to appear in court Thursday to answer allegations of prosecutorial misconduct and a possible FBI probe.