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Mark Hasse

Gun Used To Kill Prosecutor Found In Lake: Official

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 06.02.2014 | Crime

DALLAS (AP) — A dive team has recovered a weapon from a North Texas lake that authorities say was used in the fatal shooting of a prosecutor last ye...

Couple Indicted In Slaying Of Texas Prosecutors

AP | DANNY ROBBINS | Posted 08.27.2013 | Crime

KAUFMAN, Texas — A former justice of the peace and his wife were indicted on capital murder charges Thursday in the slayings of two North Texas ...

DA Sworn In To Succeed Slain Texas Prosecutor

Posted 04.23.2013 | Crime

The Texas county where two prosecutors were fatally shot has a new district attorney. Erleigh Norville Wiley was sworn in Monday to succeed slain K...

Former Official Charged With Capital Murder In DA Slayings

AP | DANNY ROBBINS | Posted 06.18.2013 | Crime

KAUFMAN, Texas — A former Texas justice of the peace seeking revenge for a theft conviction that ended his judicial career carried out a plot wi...

Inmate, 84, Accused Of Trying To Kill Prosecutor

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 06.15.2013 | Crime

CONROE, Texas — An 84-year-old woman jailed on a theft charge allegedly tried to hire a hit man to kill the Houston-area prosecutor handling her...

Investigators Search Home Of Former Judge In Connection With Slain DA Murder

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Crime

KAUFMAN, Texas — Federal and local authorities searched the home of a former North Texas justice of the peace on Friday as part of an investigat...

14 Prosecutors Have Been Killed In Past 100 Years

AP | TODD RICHMOND and JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 06.01.2013 | Crime

The killings of two Texas prosecutors have raised fresh questions about the safety of those who confront evil for a living. In fact, the murders of pr...

Texas District Attorney And Wife Found Dead

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 05.30.2013 | Crime

KAUFMAN, Texas — Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland took no chances after one of his assistant prosecutors was gunned down two mont...

Was Assassinated Prosecutor Lethally Armed During Ambush?

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 02.04.2013 | Crime

Days after an assistant district attorney was gunned down on his way to work in Texas, friends and colleagues gave starkly different descriptions of t...

Police Search Murdered Lawyer's Old Cases For Leads

AP | JAMIE STENGLE and DANNY ROBBINS | Posted 02.02.2013 | Crime

KAUFMAN, Texas -- Authorities don't know whether a Texas prosecutor who had extensive experience with organized crime feared for his life before he wa...

Steven Hoffer

'Every Prosecutor Has This Fear'

HuffingtonPost.com | Steven Hoffer | Posted 02.01.2013 | Crime

When two masked gunmen ambushed a Texas prosecutor outside a courthouse, it was the fear Erik Nielsen lived with for years. Nielsen trains state at...

County Prosecutor Shot Dead Outside Courthouse

Posted 01.31.2013 | Crime

UPDATE 1:50 p.m. -- Police have confirmed the victim's identity as Mark Hasse, a 57-year-old assistant district attorney in Kaufman County, according ...