There is a legal showdown going on in court between Dallas County’s top prosecutor and a judge who held him in contempt.
As part of its ongoing investigation into Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins, the FBI requested sealed court documents involving the DA’s now dismissed mortgage fraud case against oil heir Albert Hill III.
State lawmakers are considering a bill that would create a statewide animal abuse registry.
Governor Rick Perry has named a new Kaufman County district attorney. Wednesday afternoon Perry appointed Erleigh Norville Wiley of Forney as the new District Attorney.
Standing with close family friends, Christina Foreman talked about the murder of her mother Cynthia McLelland and her husband Mike McLelland, Kaufman County’s District Attorney.
The family of slain Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McClelland said Saturday they were “furious” with the way the investigation into the murder has been handled, and they called those responsible for the shootings “idiots.”
A slain North Texas district attorney and his wife were mourned Thursday by a shaken community that recalled the couple’s love, warmth and public service as law enforcement continued the search for their killers.
CBS 11 News has learned a tip led investigators to an area just down the street from where the Kaufman County District Attorney and his wife were murdered. The tip suggests the suspect or suspects may have been conducting surveillance.
Suspicion in the slayings of a Texas district attorney and his wife shifted Monday to a violent white supremacist prison gang that was the focus of a December law enforcement bulletin warning that its members might try to attack police or prosecutors.
The CBS 11 I-Team confirmed two attorneys have already thrown their names in the hat for the Kaufman DA vacancy.
For the first time since the bodies of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, were found and the investigation into their murders began, the sheriffs department has re-opened Blarney Stone Way.
Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins appeared publicly Friday for the first time in weeks.