Kaufman County

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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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Kaufman One Year Later: “I Think It Lost A Lot Of Its Innocence”

One year ago today, Mark Hasse, the top assistant Kaufman County DA, was shot to death one block from the courthouse.

CBS 11–01/31/2014

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High Profile Kaufman Murder Trial Moved To Rockwall

A judge granted the defense’s wish on Friday to move a high-profile murder trial out of Kaufman County.

01/24/2014

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Gang Member Sentenced For Threatening Letters

A white supremacist has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for mailing threatening letters to state judges and prosecutors.

01/17/2014

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Terrell Residents Stunned & In Mourning After Murder Spree

The emotion is still raw and a community remains stunned. That is what’s left after a violent and fiery killing spree in Terrell. The end result — five people dead and one man charged and in custody.

CBSDFW.COM–10/29/2013

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Terrell Residents Shaken By Five Murders

While Terrell police say this was an isolated incident and that the suspect knew four of his five victims, Kaufman County has been no stranger to high profile crimes in 2013.

10/29/2013

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