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Dallas County DA Contempt Case Postponed Due To Error In Judge’s Order

District Attorney Craig Watkins came to court as a defendant — facing a criminal contempt of court charge. But Watkins and his legal team soon left after winning a stay of the order.

CBS 11–07/15/2013

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

Contempt Hearing For Dallas County DA Ends, Order Stayed

The Dallas County district attorney on Monday won an unexpected stay of an order holding him in contempt of court, after his attorney’s highlighted problems with the order.

07/15/2013

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North Texas Man Getting Second Chance At Life

A North Texas man is getting a second chance at life after spending 16 years in prison.

06/19/2013

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is the lone suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood in 2009. (credit: Bell Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

No Court Delay For Fort Hood Suspect, Trial Date Set

A military judge Tuesday refused a three-month trial delay for the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. The judge, Col. Tara Osborn, also set jury selection to begin on July 9.

06/18/2013

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Jury Gives Armed Robber Nine Life Sentences

A 20-year-old Fort Worth man received nine life sentences on for committing multiple armed robberies during a two-week period in 2011.

05/09/2013

The start of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies, part of the Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, on October 30, 2004 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Both Sides Rest In Texas Drug, Horse Racing Trial

Jurors in the trial of five men charged with using a horse racing and breeding operation to launder drug money for a Mexican cartel will return to court on Wednesday to hear closing arguments.

05/03/2013

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Dallas Judge Stops Auction Of Masters Jacket

A judge in Dallas is ordering an auction company to hold onto a champion’s green jacket from the Masters golf tournament until ownership can be determined at trial.

03/05/2013

‘Only An Idiot': Examples Of Court-Ordered Shaming

A woman sentenced to hold a sign beginning with”Only an idiot would…” is an example of the sometimes controversial sentences handed out by judges. Check out other examples from Texas and across the country.

11/13/2012

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Boy Accused In Wylie Teen Murder To Be Tried As Juvenile

A Wylie teenager accused of murdering a friend earlier this year will be tried in juvenile court, even though prosecutors wanted him certified as an adult.

CBS 11–11/08/2012

Judge Who Refused After-Hours Appeal Re-elected

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller has been re-elected.

11/06/2012

A traveler is seen at an American Airlines check-in counter. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Airlines Loses Ruling On Union Election

A federal appeals court has overturned a judge’s ruling that had blocked a union election among nearly 10,000 employees at American Airlines.

10/03/2012

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Inmate Accused In District Judge Murder-For-Hire Plot

An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Fort Worth was a suspected criminal, but the charges he faced involved taxes. Now the 71-year-old is accused of being the mastermind behind a murder-for-hire plot against a federal judge.

CBSDFW.COM–10/01/2012

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