In-depth coverage of the shootings in Kaufman County

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 06:37 PM CST

Family and Friends Support Eric Williams' Defense

Family and Friends Support Eric Williams' Defense

The defense may wrap up its case Thursday in the punishment phase of the trial for a former public official convicted in a plot to kill a district attorney, his wife and a top prosecutor.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 06:48 PM CST

Defense Begins in Kaufman DA Murders Sentencing

Defense Begins in Kaufman DA Murders Sentencing

The defense case began Wednesday in the sentencing phase of the Eric Williams capital murder trial.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 04:55 PM CST

State Rests in Penalty Phase of Kaufman Murder Trial

State Rests in Penalty Phase of Kaufman Murder Trial

A Rockwall County jury is considering life in prison or the death penalty for Eric Williams this week as the sentencing phase continues in his murder trial.

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 at 07:52 PM CST

New Evidence Shown of Williams' Weapons Stockpile

New Evidence Shown of Williams' Weapons Stockpile

Jurors Tuesday saw new evidence of the weapons stockpile Capital Murder defendant Eric Williams kept in a Seagoville storage unit.

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 06:32 PM CST

Emotional Testimony Continues in Kaufman Co. Trial

Emotional Testimony Continues in Kaufman Co. Trial

A prosecutor says jurors will hear from witnesses who saw a former justice of the peace fatally shoot an assistant district attorney in North Texas last year.

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 at 06:39 PM CST

Eric Williams Found Guilty of Capital Murder

Eric Williams Found Guilty of Capital Murder

A former public official is facing a death sentence after being convicted of capital murder Thursday in a revenge plot against a local district attorney, his wife and a top assistant.

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