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Perry's Lawyers Fight To Finish Off 15-Month-Old Indictment

Nov 18, 2015
Bob Daemmrich / Texas Tribune

Lawyers for former Gov. Rick Perry fought Wednesday before the highest criminal court in Texas to finish off the 15-month-old indictment against him, while prosecutors argued it was far too early to let Perry off the hook. 

Former Perry Lawyer Picked To Hear Appeal In Perry Indictment

Apr 26, 2015
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Rick Perry may be somewhat familiar with one of the judges picked to hear an appeal in the criminal case against him

Bob Daemmrich / The Texas Tribune

A measure that would take the state's public corruption-fighting unit out of the hands of the Travis County district attorney's office and place it in the Texas attorney general's office was approved Monday by the Senate State Affairs Committee.

Day After Judge's Ruling, Perry Vows To Keep Fighting

Jan 28, 2015
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Former Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday decried a criminal case against him as an attack on his right to free speech and amounted to "the criminalization of politics," one day after a judge ruled that the case could move forward.

Abuse-Of-Power Case Against Perry To Proceed

Jan 27, 2015
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

A judge on Tuesday rejected former Gov. Rick Perry’s attempt to throw out a two-count indictment against him, saying it's too early in the case to challenge the constitutionality of the charges.

Christopher Halloran / Shutterstock

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry has made his first court appearance on felony abuse of power charges, sitting largely stoically through heated arguments from lawyers.

Gov. Rick Perry's office

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Gov. Rick Perry will attend a pre-trial hearing in his abuse-of-power case, Dallas nurse Amber Vinson defends herself against critics, Dallas Morning News restaurant critic Leslie Brenner will be on ‘Think,’ and more.

Christopher Halloran / Shutterstock

Five stories that have North Texas talking: The special prosecutor on Rick Perry’s obstruction of justice case has some sharp words, Dallas Fed president and CEO will step down next year, a Dallas City Tour bus has questionable art, and more.

KUT News

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to skip his next scheduled court appearance because he'll be out of the country.


A tweet from Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power.


So who's Gov. Rick Perry wearing as part of his bookish new look?


Gov. Rick Perry’s smiling mugshot ricocheted across the internet last week – and now it’s on a T-shirt.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Attorneys for Gov. Rick Perry are asking a judge to dismiss criminal charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer.

KVUE-TV Livestream

Gov. Rick Perry arrived at the Travis County Jail around 5 p.m. Tuesday for his booking. Hundreds of people gathered, many chanting “Perry! Perry! Perry!”

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Gov. Rick Perry's new political action committee has released a video responding to his indictment on felony charges of abuse of power.

The Texas Tribune

Gov. Rick Perry still plans to meet with Republican activists in New Hampshire this weekend.  That’s as his lawyers meet with prosecutors about his indictment on two felony counts in his home state.

Sam Baker talks about the case with Ross Ramsey of The Texas Tribune.

Fox News Sunday

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors.

Gov. Rick Perry Calls Indictment 'Outrageous'

Aug 16, 2014
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

A steamed Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Saturday decried a Travis County grand jury's indictment of him on two felony counts, saying allegations that he abused his power by threatening to veto funding for the state's anti-corruption unit were politically motivated.

Bob Daemmrich / Texas Tribune

A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption.

Gov. Rick Perry Indicted; Charged With Coercion Over Integrity Unit Veto Threat

Aug 15, 2014
Gov. Rick Perry's office

A grand jury indicted Gov. Rick Perry on Friday on charges of abuse of power and coercion as part of an ethics inquiry into his veto of funding for the state’s public integrity unit.