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Kimberly McCarthy (credit: Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice)

Lancaster Woman’s Execution To Be Delayed

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.

03/29/2013

Dallas Co DA Craig Watkins (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Special Prosecutor Named In Watkins Contempt Case

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 11–03/21/2013

Dallas Co DA Craig Watkins (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

FBI Investigating Dallas DA Craig Watkins

CBS-11 News has learned the FBI and federal prosecutors are looking into Watkins’ he planned prosecution of oil heir Albert Hill III.

CBS 11–03/12/2013

Dallas Co DA Craig Watkins (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Judge Picked To Hold Contempt Hearing For Dallas DA

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.

03/12/2013

Dallas Co DA Craig Watkins (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

FBI Investigation Reportedly Centered On Watkins

According to a published report, embattled Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins could be the subject of an FBI investigation.

03/12/2013

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)

Political Fallout Over DA’s Contempt Charge Could Be Lasting

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins has said little publicly Friday, following a stinging court defeat, including being held in contempt of court.

03/08/2013

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 D.A. Watkins Refuses To Testify, Judge Dismisses Case

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.

03/07/2013

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)

2 Courts Refuse To Delay Dallas D.A. Court Hearing

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.

03/06/2013

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)

Federal Judge Says Dallas DA Did Nothing Wrong In Hill 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.

03/04/2013

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’ No-Show Infuriates District Court Judge

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins refused to appear in court Thursday to answer allegations of prosecutorial misconduct and a possible FBI probe.

02/14/2013

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 Refuses To Talk In Misconduct Case

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.

02/14/2013

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Kaufman Reward Fund Grows With Pledge From Dallas DA

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.

02/01/2013

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