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Dallas County Assistant DA Out Of A Job After DWI Arrest

A Dallas County Assistant District Attorney is out of job. Prosecutor Justin Moore no longer works at the office. Just weeks ago Moore was pulled over on suspicion of DWI.

CBS 11–01/21/2015

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Dallas County Prosecutor Charged With DWI Remains Suspended

After his DWI arrest early Sunday morning, Dallas County prosecutor Justin Moore may not be celebrating Monday, his 28th birthday.

CBS 11–01/05/2015

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Departing Dallas District Attorney Wins Final Battle

The departing Dallas County district attorney has won perhaps the last court battle in a bitter fight over his office’s prosecution of an oil fortune heir for mortgage fraud.

12/31/2014

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

Departing Dallas DA Watkins Wins Final Court Battle

The departing Dallas County district attorney has won perhaps the last court battle in a bitter fight over his office’s prosecution of an oil fortune heir for mortgage fraud.

12/30/2014

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Criminal Charges Against North Texas Mayor Dismissed

The Dallas County district attorney’s office has dismissed criminal charges against a suburban mayor and eight former employees of the town’s public works department.

12/29/2014

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Eric Williams Found Guilty Of Capital Murder

A jury of seven men and five women took less than two hours to find a disgraced former JP guilty of capital murder in the deaths of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia.

CBS 11–12/04/2014

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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

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Dallas Man To Be Exonerated For 1990 Rape Conviction

A Dallas man who served 12 years in prison for a rape conviction, will have the crime erased from record. It turns out he wasn’t guilty after all.

07/24/2014

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Activist Group Calls For Feds To Investigate DPD Shootings

A new activist group made up of critics of Dallas Police shootings wants changes in DPD’s shooting policies involving civilians.

CBS 11–12/12/2013

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State District Judge Announces Campaign For Tarrant County DA

District judge Sharen Wilson is stepping down to run for another office.

09/05/2013

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Dallas DA Watkins Acquitted Of Contempt Charges

A judge has acquitted Dallas County district attorney Craig Watkins of a contempt charge, a charge Watkins has been fighting against for months.

CBS 11–08/23/2013

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Perry Under Investigation For Possible Abuse Of Office

A Texas judge says he plans to have a special prosecutor review allegations that Governor Rick Perry abused the powers of his office and broke the law over a veto that cut funding for state public corruption investigators.

08/15/2013

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