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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Audio: Judge presses prosecutors on first day of Lehmberg trial

On the first day of the trial to remove Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg from office, the judge told prosecutors to explain how their witnesses' testimony could prove that Lehmberg was a future threat to the public.

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Travis County to foot bill for DA’s Public Integrity Unit

The Travis County Commissioners Court agreed on Tuesday to restore some money to the Travis County district attorney’s Public Integrity Unit after Gov. Rick Perry in June eliminated state funding for the office. The five-member commissioners court...

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Travis DA’s downfall a simple story, complicated by politics

The governor of Texas holds the keys to the account that pays for Austin prosecutions of criminal matters involving state officials, and he kept his promise to take that money away because the local district attorney did...

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Travis County DA could be released from jail on Thursday

Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg could be released from jail as early as Thursday, according to Travis County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Roger Wade.

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Travis County DA: ‘I hope to complete my term’

The embattled district attorney of Travis County, Rosemary Lehmberg, whose April 12 arrest for driving under the influence raised questions about her possible resignation, apologized Saturday in an open letter to her constituents — and insisted she...

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Texas district attorneys no longer unassailable

Running a political campaign against a sitting prosecutor in Texas was a job for egotistic dunces and legal-minded Quixotes. Even weak DA’s were invincible. Not anymore.

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Politics could determine Travis County DA’s future

Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg has said she won’t resign despite pleading guilty to drunken driving and being sentenced to 45 days in prison, though the drumbeat for her to do so is getting louder.