Dallas DA Craig Watkins

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 County Prosecutors Must Return $112K In Federal Funds

A review finds the Dallas County District Attorney’s office misspent $112,000 from federal forfeiture accounts and must repay the money.

08/20/2015

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DA Craig Watkins Audited By Feds Over Forfeiture Funds

U.S. Department of Justice auditors look into how District Attorney Craig Watkins’ office spent federal forfeiture funds.

CBS 11–11/14/2014

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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

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

High Court Rules On Emergency Request, A Year Later

Call it justice delayed. More than a year after the Dallas County District Attorney’s office asked the Court of Criminal Appeals to step into the infamous contempt of court case, a ruling has come down.

03/12/2014

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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