AG's office to begin probe into DA's scandal

January 16, 2008 3:48:41 AM PST
Today, investigators from the state attorney general's office are starting their probe into the e-mail scandal involving Harris County DA Chuck Rosenthal.The AG's office was called in after hundreds of e-mails on Rosenthal's county account were made public. The e-mails contained racist jokes and pornography among other things. But what may be an actual crime- e-mails outlining campaign work being done on taxpayer time.

The AG investigators will start their probe at the county attorney's office in downtown Houston today.

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