The Lubbock lawyer teamed up with Innocent Project lawyer Jeff Blackburn to see the state compensation for exonerees raised. Now both men are under fire from their clients.
Back on March 22 we told you about Michael Riddle, the former senior employment manager at defense contractor DynCorp International's Fort Worth outpost who claimed in court docs he was fired last September for being a whistleblower. Specifically, Riddle alleged in Dallas federal court papers tha ... More >>
Over the weekend, Newsweek and ProPublica co-published a piece that says, in short: The $6 billion the U.S. government has spent since '02 training the Afghan police force has gone to waste, and the entire program -- which has involved "buying weapons, building police academies, and hiring defens ... More >>
On Monday we mentioned The New York Times' story about how an Irving-based company charged with training Afghan cops wasn't doing such a top-notch job. Well, guess DynCorp International isn't so Irving-based anymore: There's an Associated Press story from this afternoon that says the government cont ... More >>
Former North Richland Hills Officer Allen Hill claims he killed a man in self-defense. So why didn't his department defend him?
Looks like California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger did OK during his recent fundraising swing through Texas: He took home some $300,000 in campaign donations, says today's San Francisco Chronicle, including $22,300 from Affiliated Computer Services, the Dallas company with a $10 million financial ... More >>