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

    Friday Nov 21 | 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 A 15-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department arrested for DWI and fired is back on the force. Rebecca Lopez has the story.


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

    Monday Nov 17 |

    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.


  3. Judge accuses mayor, councilman of bullying himRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Judge accuses mayor, councilman of bullying him Justice of the Peace Mark Russo filed a harassment complaint against two colleagues Check out this story on "Every time I turned around it was jokes, such as asking if I was gay," said Judge Mark Russo, Rockwall County Justice of the Peace for Precinct. 3. "They actually at one point sent a person with Down syndrome asking where my boyfriend was." 30 comments

  4. Texas woman facing Union County chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | The Union Daily Times

    A Texas woman is in jail facing identity theft and financial transaction card theft charges in Union County after allegedly taking money from a local couple's bank account. In a statement released Friday afternoon, Union County Sheriff David Taylor announced that Kimberly Alison Webb, 47, 1355 Shores Circle, Rockwall, Texas, is currently being held in the Rockwall County Jail as she awaits extradition to Union County.


  5. Dallas County may seek new vendor after election website crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Dallas Morning News

    ... to its list of customers. That could have created added pressure for the servers. She said she heard that Rockwall County, Williamson County, Fort Bend County and Jefferson County all have deals with SOE and experienced crashes, too. Pippins-Poole ...


  6. Jury duty scam targets East TexansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... machine one Friday afternoon. "My name is Lt. Gary Phillips," the voice on the message said. "I'm with the Rockwall County Sheriff's Department. I need you to call me back at 972-841-5687." She returned the call and was told Rockwall County was ...


  7. More on the voter registration numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Off the Kuff

    ... election are in suburban GOP strongholds like Fort Bend County (17.5 percent), Collin County (14.3 percent), Rockwall County (12.9 percent), Denton County (11.6 percent) and Williamson County (14.2 percent). Does that mean Battleground Texas has ...


  8. Judge denies change of venue motion in Kaufman County DA capital murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    The trial of the man accused of killing the Kaufman County district attorney, his wife and a top assistant in 2013 will not be moved out of Rockwall County, a judge ruled Friday. Attorneys for Eric Williams had requested a change of venue in the case, arguing that Williams was unable to receive a fair trail.


  9. Are school districts overreacting to Ebola?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... and help people feel better about coming to our schools," he said. Rockwall ISD announced five people in Rockwall County are being monitored for the Ebola virus, including one Texas Health Presbyterian employee and four people on flights with ...


  10. County makes more plans for electionRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer County commissioners will be making additional plans for the Nov. 4 General Election at Monday's commissioners court meeting. They also may discuss and take action on the burn ban, using priority road funds for LCR 463; and contracts with volunteer fire departments, South Limestone Hospital District, Rockwall County and CenturyLink Software.


  11. Mesquite's new transit partnership won't end ties with DARTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Mesquite is calling its own shots regarding transit in the face of funding changes in federal law that wiped out the city's paratransit and DART policy that presses a vote for membership. The city's decision to look eastward and combine forces with former rural specialist Star Transit brings a healthy and growing agency into Dallas County.


  12. Angry crowd opposes tollway link between Bush Turnpike, I-30Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Sweet said the toll road could touch portions of Rockwall, the city's extraterritorial jurisdiction and Rockwall County - a proximity the city doesn't want. John Holloway, who lives near Wylie, talked about the home he shared with his wife and a ...


  13. Jury Selection Begins In Kaufman Murders; Many Unhappy Trial MovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... wife Cynthia, and Assistant District Attoryney Mark Hasse. While the trial will be held in neighboring Rockwall County, people in Kaufman are still not happy a judge moved the case out of their hometown. At the "It's Better Than Good Southern ...


  14. Judge refuses to delay Kaufman DA killings trial again past Dec. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... to a speedy trial in this case. The public has a right to a speedy trial," Snipes said Friday morning in a Rockwall County courtroom, where the case was moved in January. The defense also asked that prosecutors not mention the Hasse slaying during ...


  15. Search targets home of ex-JP accused in Kaufman County slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... The trial start date has already been delayed twice, and the case has been moved from Kaufman County to Rockwall County. On Thursday, investigators from the FBI, Kaufman County Sheriff's Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...


  16. Whistle-Blower Cops Sue Community CollegeRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    A Texas community college retaliated against three campus police officers who blew the whistle on a scheme to steal $1 million worth of textbooks and money, the officers claim in court.


  17. Officials: Accused Texas killer targeted othersRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... the case, attorneys for Williams have sought to delay court proceedings in the case, which has been moved to Rockwall County, WFAA reported.


  18. Suspect in Kaufman DA killings had more targets in 'revenge' plot, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    ... Michael Snipes to allow certain information in an upcoming trial, which is set to take place in neighboring Rockwall County. Prosecutors Bill Wirskye and Toby Shook said they want to allow the evidence they have that shows Williams planned to kill ...


  19. Carlos Medrano reports Monday to serve 180-day sentence for illegal votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    More than two years have passed since Carlos Medrano was convicted in Rockwall County on a charge that he persuaded his niece, Veronica Medrano, to illegally cast a vote for him.


  20. Texas Crop ReportRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 |

    ... dry weather. The hay harvest continued in a few counties. Overall, cattle were in good condition. However, Rockwall County reported the weather had caused noticeable stress to livestock. Armyworms and grasshoppers continued to be problems. Feral hog ...