Texas Attorney General Won't Face Charges In Bribery ProbeProsecutors have closed a bribery investigation against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton after the Republican received a $100,000 donation to his legal defense fund from an executive who recently settled a Medicare fraud suit with the state.
NY District Attorney's Policy Barring Guns Prompts DebateAfter a suburban district attorney in New York barred her prosecutors from keeping handguns, even at home, her office said the goal was safety. But the now-changed restriction has touched off some debate.
Video Of Plano West H.S. Football Star’s Arrest Not Released After DA Gets InvolvedAfter initially saying he would release the dash camera video of what police describe as a high-speed chase involving a Plano high school football star, Kemp Police Chief Robert Walker said his department will not release it.
Kim Williams To Plead Guilty For Her Part In Kaufman MurdersEric Williams’ estranged wife and accused accomplice, Kim Williams, will plead guilty to the 2013 Kaufman County Murders
Jury Selection Begins In Kaufman Murders; Many Unhappy Trial MovedProsecutors and defense attorneys began interviewing the first three potential jurors in the upcoming Eric Williams murder trial, which made national headlines last year.
Tightly Knit Community Honors Slain DA & Wife With QuiltRecently more than two dozen members of the Kaufman Quilt Guild gathered to make a quilt for one of their former members, Cynthia McLelland, who along with her husband, Mike, the Kaufman County District Attorney, were murdered one year ago.
Kaufman County Man Fulfills Promise To Murdered DAThis week a friend of murdered Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, fulfilled a promise he made to the couple. Now the newly elected official is talking about his accomplishment and of finding the bodies of his friends.
Kaufman County Couple Indicted In Slaying Of Texas Prosecutors A former North Texas justice of the peace and his wife have been indicted on capital murder charges in the slayings of three people, including two prosecutors. A local grand jury indicted Eric and Kim Williams on Thursday.
Aryan Brotherhood Founder Says Gang Never Targeted Law EnforcementThe 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.
Kaufman County Murders Reward Money Being ReturnedThe 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.
Senate Confirms Erleigh Norville Wiley As New Kaufman County DAThe Texas Senate has unanimously confirmed Governor Rick Perry's appointment of Erleigh Norville Wiley as the new Kaufman County District Attorney.
Newly Appointed Kaufman County DA Nervous, But ReadyCalling it the most difficult period in Kaufman County history, on Thursday newly appointed District Attorney Erleigh Norville Wiley said her predecessor, Mike McLelland, continues to inspire her.
Governor Appoints New Kaufman County District AttorneyGovernor Rick Perry has named a new Kaufman County district attorney. Wednesday afternoon Perry appointed Erleigh Norville Wiley of Forney as the new District Attorney.
Crime Stoppers Responds To Kaufman Reward Fund Controversy A controversy has developed over the reward fund for help solving the murders of two Kaufman County prosecutors.
Closely Knit Friends Shared Love of Quilting & Life with Cynthia McLellandAt the 2 Sisters Quilt Shoppe in Kaufman's courthouse square, friends remember Cynthia McLelland. Bonnie DeLay says, "It's just an awful loss. We're never going to get to share those times again." Cathy Spurlock says, "We're going to miss that smile, if she wasn't smiling, she was singing."