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PD: Accused Kaufman County Killer Had Another Hit Planned

It was a crime spree that crippled the small North Texas town of Kaufman and left three people dead. Now, CBS 11′s I-Team has exclusive, new information that reveals yet another bizarre twist in a case that made national news.

13 hours ago

Mugshots of accused Kaufman County murderers Eric and Kim Williams. (credit: Kaufman Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Murdered Kaufman County DA’s Mother Wants Death Penalty For Accused Killers

The mother of the Kaufman County DA murdered last year speaks out about the suspects & remembers her son.

04/04/2014

DPS divers searching Lake Tawakoni (Photo by L.P.Phillips, 1080 KRLD)

New Evidence Found In Lake In Kaufman Murders

It took more than a year to make the discovery in Lake Tawakoni, but on March 5th, a dive team recovered two pistols and a black mask.

CBS 11–04/02/2014

DPS divers searching Lake Tawakoni (Photo by L.P.Phillips, 1080 KRLD)

Weapon Found Linked To Kaufman Prosecutor Death

Police think they have found a key piece of evidence in the assassination of an assistant Kaufman County prosecutor.

04/02/2014

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Thousands Summoned To Courthouse In Kaufman Co. Death Penalty Case

Three thousand residents were called to the Rockwall County courthouse as part of the Eric Williams death penalty case.

CBS 11–03/28/2014

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Jury Selection Begins In Kaufman Murder Case

It has been more than a year since the high-profile killings in Kaufman County and, on Friday, jury selection began in the suspect’s capital murder trial.

03/28/2014

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Little Known Pipeline Draws Debate in North Texas

It snakes through North Texas, buried or in the process of being buried, drawing little attention for anyone other than the people who live and work near it.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

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Kaufman County Murder Trial Date Not Moving

Kaufman County murder suspect Eric Williams was in the courtroom on Friday morning to ask for more time before his trial begins next month. But that request was denied.

02/21/2014

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Lake Search Turns Up No Evidence In Kaufman Triple Murder Case

After spending hours in the murky waters of Lake Tawakoni yesterday, a Texas Rangers team had to scrap another dive today because of the weather.

KRLD–02/20/2014

DPS divers searching Lake Tawakoni (Photo by L.P.Phillips, 1080 KRLD)

Officials Search Lake Tawakoni For Evidence In Kaufman Co. DA Murder

A dive team is searching a North Texas lake for weapons in last year’s slayings of the Kaufman County district attorney, his chief deputy and his wife.

02/19/2014

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Dallas Firefighter Remembered At Funeral

Emergency workers from all over the country will be attending the funeral for a Dallas firefighter who died last week while responding to a crash on an icy overpass.

02/17/2014

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Crandall Fire Department Recovering From Financial Blow

Hundreds of people came together Saturday morning, for a pancake breakfast to support a local fire department.

02/01/2014

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