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.
The criminal case against a former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace and his wife, who are accused of three counts of murder, is moving forward.
Brandi Fernandez was tapped to lead the District Attorney’s office on an interim basis after Mike McLelland’s assassination in March. But now that a new DA has stepped in full time, Ms. Fernandez has taken her leave.
A North Texas county where two prosecutors were fatally shot has a new district attorney as two suspects in the killings remain in custody.
Kaufman County Attorney and former Dallas Police Detective Ron Herrington describes how his quaint, peaceful town has changed.
The Texas Senate has unanimously confirmed Governor Rick Perry’s appointment of Erleigh Norville Wiley as the new Kaufman County District Attorney.
The wife of a former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace was taken into custody early Wednesday morning and charged with capital murder.
Area pastors presented Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood with nearly 200 prayer cards filled out by parishoners of 15 churches in the community.
Authorities investigating the murders of a Texas prosecutor and his wife believe a former county official sent a threatening email to law officers three days after the killings.