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Jill Reese (credit: CBS 11 News)

Fired County Employee Testifies In DA Contempt Case

There is a legal showdown going on in court between Dallas County’s top prosecutor and a judge who held him in contempt.

CBS 11–07/19/2013

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FBI Seeks Sealed Court Documents In Investigation Into Dallas County DA

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.

05/23/2013

Lawmakers Weighing Animal Abuse Registry

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would create a statewide animal abuse registry.

05/03/2013

Judge Erleigh Norville Wiley appointed as the District Attorney of Kaufman County by Governor Rick Perry.  (credit: Kaufman County website)

Governor Appoints New Kaufman County District Attorney

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.

CBSDFW.COM–04/10/2013

Mike and Cynthia McLelland (credit: The Kaufman Herald)

McLellands’ Daughter Calls Kaufman County Murders Domestic Terrorism

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.

04/08/2013

Family Of Slain Prosecutor, Wife ‘Furious’ Over Investigation

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.”

04/06/2013

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Thousands Remember McLellands, Search For Their Killer Continues

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.

04/04/2013

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CBS 11 Obtains Exclusive Kaufman County Murder Information

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.

CBSDFW.COM–04/02/2013

Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland (credit: Kaufman County District Attorney's Office)

Suspicion In DA Death Shifts To White Supremacists

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.

04/01/2013

I-Team: Acting Kaufman County DA Named, Governor Has Three Weeks To Appoint Replacement

The CBS 11 I-Team confirmed two attorneys have already thrown their names in the hat for the Kaufman DA vacancy.

CBS 11–04/01/2013

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Family Friends Found Body Of District Attorney’s Wife & Called 911

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.

CBSDFW.COM–04/01/2013

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 District Attorney Breaks His Silence On Accusations Against Him

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins appeared publicly Friday for the first time in weeks.

CBS 11–03/29/2013

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