Dallas County District Attorney
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.
The Dallas County district attorney on Monday won an unexpected stay of an order holding him in contempt of court, after his attorney’s highlighted problems with the order.
Dallas County district attorney Craig Watkins will appear in court to defend himself against a contempt-of-court allegation in a case that could land him in jail.
A North Texas man is getting a second chance at life after spending 16 years in prison.
State lawmakers are considering a bill that would create a statewide animal abuse registry.
Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins refused to appear in court Thursday to answer allegations of prosecutorial misconduct and a possible FBI probe.
The female state trooper involved in a controversial roadside cavity search of two women has now been fired.
Thursday’s killing of a felony prosecutor in Kaufman left the Dallas County District Attorney worried for the safety of his employees.
Forty years ago today the United States Supreme Court ruled on arguably the higest-profile case ever to come out of Dallas County. Jane Roe, et al. v. Henry Wade, District Attorney of Dallas County – more commonly known as Roe v. Wade.
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.
The man convicted of killing a Carrollton woman 21 years ago is set to die and prosecutors in Dallas County took steps to make sure there were no unnecessary execution delays.
A woman on Texas death row for the stabbing and bludgeoning of a 71-year-old Lancaster woman has received a January 29 execution date.