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Tensions Growing In Dallas County DA’s Office

Tensions are growing in the Dallas County District Attorney’s office… as the new DA fended off questions about her leadership and addressed reports that she went into drug rehab while campaigning for office in 2013.

CBS 11–03/27/2015

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Ex-DA Watkins: No Knowledge Of Dez Video Case

Dez Bryant’s involvement in a July 2011 police call to a Walmart parking lot in Lancaster, Texas is not news to the Cowboys, who sources tell me have known about the incident since that time.

02/26/2015

Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Dallas County’s New District Attorney Holds 1st Town Hall Meeting

Dallas County’s new District Attorney held her first town hall meeting on Monday. In particular, Susan Hawk had asked for input from the city’s southern sector.

CBSDFW.COM–02/16/2015

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DA Craig Watkins Fights To Keep Office

District Attorney Craig Watkins re-election bid could hinge on turnout from his Southern Dallas voter base.

11/04/2014

Republican Dallas County District Attorney candidate Susan Hawk. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Republican Hopes To Unseat Veteran Democrat Dallas County DA

Susan Hawk hopes to make headlines Tuesday night and unseat two term District Attorney Craig Watkins. Even though Watkins is a Democrat, and she’s a Republican, Hawk insists this race isn’t about party affiliation.

CBS 11–10/31/2014

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Dez’s Domestic Violence Charge Still Pending In Dallas Court

Court records show the misdemeanor domestic violence case against Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is still pending, even though it was supposed to be dismissed a year ago.

10/30/2014

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Judge Says Dallas Man Should Be Exonerated In Rape

A Dallas man who prosecutors say did not commit a 1990 rape for which he served 12 years in prison should be exonerated based on recent DNA testing he did not request, a judge recommended Friday.

07/25/2014

Rogelio Avila (credit: Lee County FL Sheriff’s Office)

Murder Suspect Released From Jail

One of the North Texas men accused of being involved in a deadly hit and run crash bonded out of a Florida jail.

CBS 11–05/05/2014

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Mother Wants Son’s Shooters Charged With Murder After His Death

On Tuesday, 25 year old Ryan Lusk suddenly died in the hospital bed he’d been in for six months.

11/20/2013

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Judge Says Case Against Watkins Can Continue

There was a legal setback for Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins on Monday.

07/23/2013

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Judge Who Cited Dallas DA For Contempt To Remain On Case

The judge who cited the Dallas County district attorney for contempt of court will remain on the case — though not for very long.

07/22/2013

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Dallas County DA Contempt Case Postponed Due To Error In Judge’s Order

District Attorney Craig Watkins came to court as a defendant — facing a criminal contempt of court charge. But Watkins and his legal team soon left after winning a stay of the order.

CBS 11–07/15/2013

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