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Mike and Cynthia McLelland (credit: The Kaufman Herald)

Closely Knit Friends Shared Love of Quilting & Life with Cynthia McLelland

At the 2 Sisters Quilt Shoppe in Kaufman’s courthouse square, friends remember Cynthia McLelland. Bonnie DeLay says, “It’s just an awful loss. We’re never going to get to share those times again.” Cathy Spurlock says, “We’re going to miss that smile, if she wasn’t smiling, she was singing.”


Interim DA Brandi Fernandez (Credit: CBS 11)

Interim DA Praises McLellands, Perry Doubles Reward

Unnerved, but poised, Brandi Fernandez spoke lovingly about her former boss, Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia just days after they were murdered.
Fernandez says, “He and Cynthia were the mom and dad of the office. I still kind of expect him to walk through with a plate of cookies that she cooked us.”


(credit: Kaufman Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Texas Man Arrested For Making Threat Against County Official

During a Wednesday press conference officials with the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that a North Texas man was arrested for making a terroristic threat against a judge in Kaufman County.


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North Texas County Restoring Order After DA Murder

As North Texas prepares for the public memorial and funeral of District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, heightened security continues in Kaufman County and across the state.


Mike and Cynthia McLelland (credit: The Kaufman Herald)

Security Increased Across State After North Texas DA’s Murder

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.”


Mark Hasse (credit: Kaufman County Sheriff's Office)

Reward Grows In Murder Case Of North Texas Prosecutor

It’s been nearly a month since a North Texas assistant district attorney in was shot and killed, just feet from the courthouse. Now authorities say, reward money for information in the case has reached six-figures.


Mark Hasse (credit: Kaufman County Sheriff's Office)

Assistant DA Honored As Search For Killers Continues

More than $70,000 in reward money is on the table, for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder case of a North Texas assistant district attorney. Meanwhile, the Kaufman County community honored Mark Hasse Tuesday.


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Honor Flag Tribute For Slain Kaufman County Prosecutor

A North Texas prosecutor gunned down on his way to work last week is being remembered. In a tribute to Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse, the U.S. Honor Flag was delivered to the Kaufman County Court House Monday morning.


Kaufman County Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse

Search Continues For Suspects in Hasse Murder

The manhunt continues for the men who murdered a Kaufman County assistant district attorney Mark Hasse.