Leading Off (3/22/13)

DA’s Office Questions Choice of Prosecutor in Watkins’ Contempt Case: “We have some strong concerns there could be a conflict of interest,” said assistant prosecutor Heath Harris about Cooke County prosecutor Ron Poole, though, really, he probably would’ve said that about any single person appointed to this role.

First Baptist Dallas Preps For Opening: Both NBC and CBS sent crews to the church yesterday. Wonder why we weren’t invited.

Pre-K Student Dies After Choking at DISD School: Manny Ramirez was enjoying a chicken taco when he began choking. A school nurse performed the Heimlich, dislodged the blockage, and the four-year-old began talking again. He then suffered a seizure before dying. Remind me to never, ever let any future child of mine out of my sight. Awful.