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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.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 07:20 PM CST

State, Defense Rests in Kaufman Murder Trial

State, Defense Rests in Kaufman Murder Trial

The state and defense have rested in the murder trial of a former justice of the peace accused of killing a North Texas district attorney, his wife and a top prosecutor in 2013.

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 at 05:41 PM CST

Damaging Testimony Against Eric Williams in Kaufman DA Murder Trial

Damaging Testimony Against Eric Williams in Kaufman DA Murder Trial

Damaging testimony piled up Tuesday in the Kaufman district attorney murder trial of Eric Williams.

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 at 09:23 PM CST

"Treasure Trove" of Kaufman DA Murder Evidence

"Treasure Trove" of Kaufman DA Murder Evidence

The trial began of a former justice of the peace accused of killing a North Texas district attorney, his wife and a top prosecutor in 2013 entered its second day Tuesday.

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 07:23 PM CST

Accused DA Killer's Trial Begins

Accused DA Killer's Trial Begins

The trial has begun for a former justice of the peace accused of killing a North Texas district attorney, his wife and a top prosecutor in 2013.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 07:44 PM CST

Accused Kaufman DA Killer Loses Pre-Trial Battle

Accused Kaufman DA Killer Loses Pre-Trial Battle

The man accused of last year's Kaufman County prosecutor murders lost a bid Friday to exclude key ballistics evidence from his murder trial.

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 at 07:24 PM CST

Possible Evidence Seized in Kaufman D.A. Case

Possible Evidence Seized in Kaufman D.A. Case

Authorities on Friday retrieved a collection of possible evidence in the Kaufman County district attorney murder case that a relative of suspect Eric Williams said was previously overlooked.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 03:45 PM CDT

Change of Venue Denied in Eric Williams' Murder Trial

Change of Venue Denied in Eric Williams' Murder Trial

The defense for former JP Eric Williams says their client can't get a fair trial in Rockwall and wants to change the venue. Their request was denied.

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 06:54 PM CDT

Jury Selection Begins in Hasse, McLelland Murder Cases

Jury Selection Begins in Hasse, McLelland Murder Cases

Jury selection is beginning at the capital murder trial of a former justice of the peace accused of killing a North Texas district attorney, his wife and a top prosecutor.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 07:22 PM CDT

No More Delays in Kaufman DA Case: Judge

No More Delays in Kaufman DA Case: Judge

A judge denies Eric Williams' attorneys' request to delay his trial for murder, saying the defense had enough time to prepare.

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