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.
Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins is refusing to answer accusations that his office pursued charges against a high-profile person at the behest of a campaign donor.
The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office has pledged $30,000 for information in the murder of Kaufman County Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse. The reward fund now stands at $64,500.
Thursday’s killing of a felony prosecutor in Kaufman left the Dallas County District Attorney worried for the safety of his employees.
Defense lawyers have made a late request to halt the execution of a North Texas woman set to become the first female put to death in the U.S. in three years. The request was sent just hours before Kimberly McCarthy’s scheduled execution.