Kaufman County

William Scott Tanksley (credit: Dallas Fire-Rescue)

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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Texas Honors Killed & Hurt First Responders

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.

09/12/2013

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School Security Increases After Attempted Kidnapping In Kaufman

With the opening of schools just days away, the town of Kemp, in Kaufman County, is reeling with news of an apparent attempted kidnapping.

08/22/2013

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

Husband & Wife Accused Kaufman Killers Battling In Divorce Court

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.

KRLD–08/22/2013

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Hearing For Kaufman County Murder Suspects

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.

07/26/2013

200+ Animals Rescued From A Single Kaufman County Residence

More than 200 animals were taken from a home in Kaufman County from filthy conditions, according to the SPCA of Texas.

CBS 11–07/25/2013

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