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.
The prosecutor who built a reputation for freeing wrongfully convicted inmates has proposed a statewide bill that would allow defendants to appeal convictions on the basis of race.
A Dallas County judge reduced the bond for a Dallas Cowboy charged with Intoxication Manslaughter for the death of his friend and teammate. But the court also ordered a number of other conditions for player Josh Brent to follow.
A hero is someone admired for their achievements and noble qualities. Tuesday the district attorney’s office in Dallas County defined hero by presenting a special award to the man who saved a woman’s life, by simply stopping and helping.
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins will move forward with the domestic violence case against Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant, despite a request from his mother not to press charges. A spokesperson for […]