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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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After Thursday’s Violence In Kaufman County, Dallas DA Wants Changes

Thursday’s killing of a felony prosecutor in Kaufman left the Dallas County District Attorney worried for the safety of his employees.

01/31/2013

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

Lawyers Push To Stay Execution Of North Texas Woman

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.

01/29/2013

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 Wants State To Pass Racial Justice Act

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.

01/21/2013

Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent at the Frank Crowley Courthouse for a bond hearing, on December 18, 2012. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Cowboys Player Has Bond Lowered, Must Wear Electronic Monitor

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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/18/2012

DISD employee Larry Barlow receives the first ever Hero Award from the Dallas County District Attorney's Office. DA Craig Watkins presented. (credit: dallasisd.org)

DA’s Office Recognizes Local Man With Hero Award

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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/11/2012

Dez Bryant was arrested on July 16, 2012 for allegedly assaulting his mother at her home. (credit: DeSoto Police Department)

Watkins Not Dropping Charges Against Bryant

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 […]

CBSDFW.COM–10/31/2012

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