After the weekend murder of District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, law enforcement presence at the Kaufman County Courthouse and other North Texas offices has been beefed up. One judge said Monday, “We obviously have some folks that are out to do harm to elected officials.”
Two months after an assistant prosecutor was gunned down, the bodies of a North Texas prosecutor and his wife were found in their home, authorities said.
The FBI and the Texas Rangers are leading the investigation into the Kaufman murders. But local law agencies from across the area and state are all assisting as well.
The Kaufman County Sheriff’s Department removed the deputy guarding Mike McLelland’s home because he did not think that he needed it, and he did not want to waste taxpayer dollars.
Joe Caldwell said that he retired to the Kaufman County community near Forney to be in the country. But all that peace and quiet was shattered this weekend.
An investigation by undercover narcotics officers led to the arrests of two people in Kaufman County. Both were taken into custody without incident on Monday afternoon.
Authorities in Kaufman County arrested a man who, they said, was caught in the act of siphoning diesel fuel from trucks in a parking lot.
Authorities say at least 10 passengers suffered apparent minor injuries when a westbound Greyhound bus and a car collided about 20 miles east of Dallas.
There’s no place like home for the holidays, claims the popular song. In Forney’s Diamond Creek neighborhood, though, families are still trickling back, eight months after a tornado struck.
A Forney hotel manager who came to the aid of North Texas tornado victims is being honored as a silent hero.
Spring says her husband left his tan 2002 Ford 350 in their driveway when he was deployed overseas. There wasn’t one problem with it until last Tuesday.
Federal prosecutors announced the indictment of James Robert Cleveland Butler and Johnny Charles Butler. The siblings allegedly held up a bank in Forney last November and again in May.