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.
Gov. Rick Perry and hundreds of teary-eyed family members honored police officers, firefighters and first responders killed or hurt in the line of duty with Star of Texas awards.
With the opening of schools just days away, the town of Kemp, in Kaufman County, is reeling with news of an apparent attempted kidnapping.
Court documents show Kim-Lene Williams, wife of former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams, has refiled a divorce case, this time naming her sister-in-law as a defendant.
Eric and Kimberly Williams appeared in court on Friday for the first time since being indicted for the murders of the Kaufman County district attorney, his wife and a top prosecutor.
More than 200 animals were taken from a home in Kaufman County from filthy conditions, according to the SPCA of Texas.
CBS has learned that former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams and his wife Kim will be indicted on murder charges on Thursday.
Major developments in the murder investigation of two Kaufman County prosecutors. Sources tell CBS 11 indictments will be announced later this week.
The smoke had barely cleared, after a veteran prosecutor was shot in broad daylight near the Kaufman County courthouse, when word spread about a possible prime suspect.
Nick Morale of Terrell admits he made a terroristic threat against a county Judge. Police say the threat was made via a crime-tip line on April 2nd, just days after the bodies of District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were found.
A weekend party in rural Kaufman County would likely have ended in tragedy if not for the heroic actions of an 18-year-old girl.
The Kaufman County Crime Stoppers board has voted to return the six-figure reward fund that was set aside for information on three high-profile murders.