Susan Hawk

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins discusses the TV show "Dallas DNA" at the 2009 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Universal Hilton Hotel on January 9, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Why Dallas Voters Ousted Watkins As District Attorney

Perhaps the biggest impact of the mid-term elections in Dallas County is in the district attorney’s office.

11/05/2014

Texas Governor-Elect Greg Abbott celebrates with his wife Cecilia and daughter Aubrey during his victory party on November 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

UTA Political Expert Provides Analysis Of Election Day Results

UTA political science professor Allan Saxe provides a complete recap the day’s results, and gives insight into what the nation’s political structure might look like moving forward.

11/05/2014

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Watkins Concedes In District Attorney’s Race

It took until the early morning hours on Wednesday, but Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins conceded defeat to his Republican challenger Susan Hawk.

11/04/2014

Republican Dallas County District Attorney candidate Susan Hawk. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Republican Hopes To Unseat Veteran Democrat Dallas County DA

Susan Hawk hopes to make headlines Tuesday night and unseat two term District Attorney Craig Watkins. Even though Watkins is a Democrat, and she’s a Republican, Hawk insists this race isn’t about party affiliation.

CBS 11–10/31/2014

Raymond Jackson (L) and James Williams were exonerated by Dallas County on April 30, 2012.  (Photo credit Dallas County Sheriff)

Relief, Concern For 2 Exonerated Men

It had been almost 30 years since James Williams and Raymond Jackson appeared before a judge in a Dallas County courtroom. On Monday, however, they were exonerated.

04/30/2012