Teena Mathis has always said it was an accident. She had left her 15-month-old niece, Heidi, with her children on a backyard swingset while she stepped inside to answer the phone. While she was in the house, the girl wandered behind the swing, which hit her in the head. Heidi died two days later.
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Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins started out with one question to answer. Now that he has defied a subpoena, he's got at least a couple more.
Last week Watkins was ordered to appear in the court of state District Judge Lena Levario to answer an accusation that he brought criminal charg ... More >>
Just after midnight last Thursday morning, Donald Morrow was standing outside Sherlock's on Central Expressway when his friend was approached by a man pointing a gun and demanding money. Morrow threw a punch, or tried to. In response, the gunman fired a single round that killed Morrow, then fled on ... More >>
Stormy Magiera, no longer a Dallas officerIn the end, the posting to the Dallas Police Department's Facebook page, made moments ago, probably comes as no surprise. But as of today, Stormy Magiera is no longer a Dallas Police officer. The announcement comes days after the officer, decorated by Chi ... More >>
From the video of Stephen Benavides being shoved off a sidewalk planter last SaturdayThis morning, Brantley spoke with Stephen Benavides, the protester who spent several days in jail on charges that he assaulted a police officer and resisted arrest. We also posted that video now making the ro ... More >>
Photo by Anna MerlanOccupy Dallas protestors outside Lew Sterrett yesterday following the arrest of 23 at a downtown Chase bank branchSeveral news outlets have reported in recent days that the Dallas Police Department is investigating the possible sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl at the Occup ... More >>
Aqib TalibAnd you thought Dez Bryant getting booted from the mall was trouble?
After a March 21 altercation involving his sister, his mother, his sister's boyfriend, two guns and at least five shots fired, former local high school football star and Tampa Bay Buccaneers' cornerback ... More >>
On the other side is a lengthy missive we just received from the Dallas County District Attorney's Office in which Craig Watkins outlines his to-do list for the new Legislative session. But you can probably guess what's top-of-the-pops with a D.A. seeking criminal system reforms: eyewitness ident ... More >>