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  1. Closing arguments set in ex-official's capital murder trialRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... rebuttal witnesses Tuesday morning in state district court in Rockwall, followed by closing arguments to the Rockwall County jury. Prosecutors want the death penalty for Williams for the fatal shooting of Cynthia McLelland. Bodies of her and her ...

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  2. Testimony continues in Kaufman co. murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    A fourth day of testimony is underway in a Rockwall County courtroom as jurors consider whether to sentence former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams to death or life in prison. Testimony continues in Kaufman co. murder trial A fourth day of testimony is underway in a Rockwall County courtroom as jurors consider whether to sentence former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams to death or life in prison.

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  3. Williams' defense quotes biblical references, sentencing continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    ... in prison over the death penalty. The defense called several witnesses including jail administrators from Rockwall County and Kaufman County who interacted with Williams while he was in custody. Captain Bob Guzik of Rockwall County Jail was ...

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  4. Defense Begins in Kaufman DA Murders SentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | NBC Dallas

    ... told authorities he had sold them as required after his burglary conviction. A bible study pastors from the Rockwall County Jail where Williams has been housed said Williams could be useful to other inmates in prison. A former girlfriend Janice ...

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  5. Hero honored for saving girl's life in fiery ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... ROCKWALL COUNTY -- A brave 11-year-old who survived a fiery crash was temporarily out of the hospital Tuesday to help honor the Good Samaritan who ...

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  6. Floyd: All capital cases, not just Eric Williams', demand exacting processRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Williams was convicted last week by a Rockwall County jury, responsible for last year's revenge killings of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia McLelland. Williams would already have been packed off to the penitentiary had he been convicted in Minnesota or West Virginia or any of more than a dozen other states that have abolished the death penalty.

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  7. Rockwall County jury to hear punishment evidence in murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... be the second phase, and the defense is expected to call witnesses to put up a fight for his life. As the Rockwall County jury prepares to decide Williams' fate, here are five things they may hear or see to help them reach a decision: 1 For the ...

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  8. Rockwall justice of peace convicted in capital murder of DA's wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Williams future looks pretty bleak as he is accused in the killings not only of the McLellands, but also Rockwall County Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse. Shook is seeking the death penalty in this case which rocked the criminal justice ... 2 comments

  9. Texas Judge Convicted of Murdering DA's WifeRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... estranged wife, Kim. Visiting Dallas County Judge Mike Snipes had granted a change of venue to neighboring Rockwall County due to widespread publicity in Kaufman County. Both counties are directly east of Dallas County. Matthew Seymour, Williams' ...

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  10. Texas Peace Justice Convicted of Murdering District Attorney's WifeRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... estranged wife, Kim. Visiting Dallas County Judge Mike Snipes had granted a change of venue to neighboring Rockwall County due to widespread publicity in Kaufman County. Both counties are directly east of Dallas County. Matthew Seymour, Williams' ...

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  11. Ex-lawyer found guilty of killing DA's wife; jury to decide next week on death penaltyRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | ABA Journal

    ... the Associated Press and WFAA report. The defense rested Wednesday without calling any witnesses in the Rockwall County trial, which was moved from Kaufman County at Williams' request. Williams also faces capital murder charges, but he is being ...

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  12. Eric Williams Guilty of Capital Murder In Kaufman County DA CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    ... convicted of stealing county computer equipment. Thursday, after deliberating for less than two hours, a Rockwall County jury found Williams guilty. During the trial, which began Monday, witnesses described the meticulous way Williams' plotted and ...

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  13. Weapons focus of second day of testimony in Kaufman deaths trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    ... McLelland, his wife Cynthia McLelland and first assistant district attorney Mark Hasse. The trial ongoing in Rockwall County surrounds the murder of Cynthia McLelland. Testimony Tuesday centered on weapons that prosecutors say can be linked to Eric ...

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  14. The Kaufman County DA murder trial begins in Rockwall County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... case. The defense declined to give opening statements. That trial was moved from Kaufman County to nearby Rockwall County and is expected to last several weeks. Eric William's wife, Kim, is expected to testify against him sometime in the next few ...

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  15. At murder trial, a former Kaufman County insider sees another side of courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... business of a sadistic sociopath. "It's an airtight case, folks," special prosecutor Bill Wirskye promised a Rockwall County jury during opening arguments Monday. "It was fatal and final retribution." Williams is being tried on capital murder ...

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  16. Trial begins in North Texas prosecutors' deathsRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    ... and saw photos and video of the crime scene that day. The trial was moved from Kaufman County to nearby Rockwall County, where a visiting judge from Dallas is hearing the case. Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood told The Dallas Morning News that ...

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  17. Trial begins in North Texas prosecutors'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | SFGate

    ... out the slayings and is expected to testify against him. The trial was moved from Kaufman County to nearby Rockwall County. Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood told The Dallas Morning News that residents were "anxiously awaiting" the case. "People are ...

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  18. Artful salesman or Dallas con man? The life and death of Spencer EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... Holly, lived an opulent lifestyle in such places as Preston Hollow and Highland, and a $500,000 home in Rockwall County, the Morning News said. At the time of his death, the couple was renting a $4,000-a-month penthouse in the Galleria area, the ...

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  19. Fired Dallas police officer back on the forceRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    The Rockwall County D.A. found a procedural error with a blood test that found Adam Conway's BAC at over twice the legal limit and dropped the case Fired Dallas police officer back on the force The Rockwall County D.A. found a procedural error with a blood test that found Adam Conway's BAC at over twice the legal limit and dropped the case Check out this story on WFAA.com: A 15-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department arrested for DWI and fired is back on the force. Rebecca Lopez has the story.

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  20. In Quarters: Wylie, Texas Station 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | FireHouse.com

    Wylie Station 3, which opened in 2009, was the first station that incorporated a formal plan for storing first-due fire apparatus and the expanding cache of special operations equipment. In addition to Quint 3, the station is also home to a 25-foot Boston Whaler fire/rescue boat, a hazardous materials response trailer, a swift water trailer with Neoteric Hovercraft, and a Zodiac rigid inflatable boat.

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