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Twin Peaks Biker Melee; Waco, Texas May 17, 2015

On May 17, 2015, 9 people died, 22 were injured and 177 arrested following an altercation at a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas.

Four years later on April 2, 2019, the (new) District Attorney dropped the last 24 cases.

Looney, Smith & Conrad, P.C. represented several of these people and worked endlessly through 1.9 Terabytes of Discovery.  Read more here:

Attorneys Win State Pro Bono Award for Work on Central Texas Cases: Waco Tribune June 11, 2019

Bikers Seek Return of Items Seized in Deadly Waco Shootout: Washington Post June 6, 2019

Former Twin Peaks Suspects Want Property Back: Fox44 National News June 5, 2019

Twin Peaks Attorney Seeks Special Master to Oversee Property Return: Waco Tribune June 5, 2019

DA Won’t Scrub Arrest Record of Injured Biker in Twin Peaks Shootout: The Eagle, Bryan, Texas April 23, 2019

An Emotional Release: Team of Lawyers Cheer: Houston Chronicle April 7, 2019

No one will answer for Twin Peaks shootings after DA dismisses last 24 defendants: Waco Tribune April 3, 2019

DA Dismisses Remaining 24 Twin Peaks Biker Cases: Waco Tribune April 2, 2019

More Twin Peaks Cases Dismissed by Special Prosecutors: Waco Tribune February 26, 2019

Biker asks Appeals court to Quash Riot Indictment: Waco Tribune September 19, 2018

Twin Peaks Defendant Asks for Postponement of August Trial: Waco Tribune August 3, 2018

Motion to Drop Riot Charge Against Twin Peaks Biker Delayed: KCEN-TV July 27, 2018

Attorneys: Twin Peaks re-indictments were ‘unlawfully obtained; files motion in court: KCENTV Waco, TX June 4, 2018

Biker Seeks to Quash New Indictment, Arguing Procedural Error: Waco Tribune June 4, 2018

Cases Against Bikers Flounder 3 Years After Waco Shootout: US News and World Report May 17, 2018

Bloody Sunday: Criminal Cases are Unraveling Three Years After Deadly Biker Shootout in Waco: Houston Chronicle May 13, 2018

More Twin Peaks Case Dismissals Expected as Prosecutors Re-Evaluate: Waco Tribune April 28, 2018

Dozens of Twin Peaks Biker Shootout Cases Likely to be Dismissed: kcentv April 27, 2018

Judge Extends Stay in Twin Peaks Civil Suits: Waco Tribune April 2, 2018

Judge orders DA’s Office to Stop Distributing Explicit Images of Biker and Wife: Waco Tribune March 28, 2018

Judge to Determine if Explicit Personal Videos Should be Recalled in Twin Peaks Case: Waco Tribune March 23, 2018

Waco DA Dismisses Case Against Former Biker: Houston Chronicle March 13, 2018

Two More Biker Cases Dismissed; First Following Republican Primary Election Defeat of District Attorney Abel Reyna: KCEN-TV March 12, 2018

Twin Peaks Case Dismissed Against Cody Ledbetter: KWKT Fox 44 News March 12, 2018

Prosecutors Move to Dismiss Case Against Ledbetter Who Lost Loved One at Twin Peaks: KCEN-TV March 12, 2018

DA Dismisses Two More Twin Peaks Cases: Waco Tribune March 12, 2018

Download: Gunshot Residue and the Twin Peaks Saga by Clay S.Conrad February 28, 2018

Editorial: Claims about DA Reyna’s Political Favors Should Worry All Law-Abiding Citizens: Download: Waco Tribune November 14, 2017

Prosecutor Accused of ‘Revenge Porn’ Attack on Biker Gang Member: The Daily Beast October 7, 2017

Another Motion Filed in Twin Peaks Trial: KWKT TV October 5, 2017

Download: Motion to Recall Discovery and Disqualify McLennan County District Attorney’s office

Judge Sets Trial Date for Biker Arrested at Twin Peaks: Waco Tribune June 23, 2017

First Trial Postponed for Biker Involved in 2015 Waco Twin Peaks Shootout: May 7, 2017

Complex Federal Case Could Delay Trials of Twin Peaks Bikers: KWTX-TV March 29, 2017

Woman Arrested in Waco Biker Gang Shootout Seeks $350 Million: KWTX-TV March 17, 2017

Brenham Woman Files $350 Million Lawsuit after Twin Peaks Shooting: KHOU-TV March 9, 2017

First Twin Peaks Trial Delayed: The Eagle March 3, 2017

Biker-Defendant Looks to Remove Waco DA Abel Reyna from the Case: Texas Lawyer February 1, 2017

Twin Peaks Shootout One Year Later: WFAA 8 ABC TV May 17, 2016

Effort to Remove Prosecutor Could Delay Waco Shootout Trial: Fox 7 Austin May 17, 2016

Tune in CNN for Gritty Look at Texas Biker Brawl: San Antonio Express May 16, 2016

Paul Looney makes startling observations about the holes in the McLennan County DA’s cases: Radio Legendary May 14, 2016

Bikers Gather outside Courthouse Nearly a Year after Shootout: KWTX10-TV May 14, 2016

How Media Coverage of the Twin Peaks Shooting will Impact the Trial: KXXY ABC News 25 April 28, 2016

Full Waco Twin Peaks Biker Shooting Videos; Witness Statements Made Public: April 6, 2016

Where are we at in the Waco Biker Gang Shootout Investigation?: Houston Press April 4, 2016

Some Waco Charges Dismissed…or Not?: April 4, 2016

Attorneys at Odds over Whether Remaining Twin Peaks Cases Dismissed: KWTX TV April 1, 2016

Lawyer: Charges Dismissed Against Unindicted Twin Peaks Bikers: Waco Tribune April 1, 2016

Term of Texas Grand Jury Considering Biker Cases Expires: NBC-5 2016 April

Charges Dismissed Against Dozens of Waco Bikers: Houston Chronicle April 1, 2016

Lawyer: Charges Dismissed Against Dozens of Waco Bikers: San Antonio Express News April 1, 2016

Twin Peaks Biker Couple Says Charges Dropped, But Not Dismissed: Free Republic April 1, 2016

Appeals Court Denies Speedy Trial in Twin Peaks Case: Waco Tribune March 11, 2016

Twin Peaks Indictments List 10th Dead Biker: Waco Tribune December 17, 2015

Lawyer in Waco Biker Case Challenges the Government to Put up or Shut up with Trials: Reason Magazine November 17, 2015

Attorney: Flawed Prosecution Theory will cost County Millions in Twin Peaks Biker Cases: Waco Tribune November 16, 2015

Lawyer: Twin Peaks Chaos Stops if First Biker Gets Immediate Trial: Houston Chronicle November 16, 2015

106 Indicted in Waco Twin Peaks Biker Shootout with More Still to Come, Prosecutors Say: November 12, 2015

Twin Peaks Biker who Evaded Arrest to have Bullet Removed: New York Daily News September 11, 2015

Waco Judge Rules Being in a Club is a Crime?: Motorcycle Profiling Project August 18, 2015

The Book of Waco, Page 1: Above Top Secret Blog September 9, 2015

Life and Death in Waco: A Biker’s Story: Houston Chronicle June 22, 2015

Biker Recounts Deadly Day in Waco: Houston Chronicle June 22, 2015

What Really Happened in the Waco Motorcycle Gang Massacre?: Reason Magazine June 18, 2015

Couples Lives Caught in Biker Crossfire: Houston Chronicle June 14, 2015

Biker Couple says their Hellish Story is Shared by many Jailed in Waco: Houston Chronicle June 12, 2015

Bikers Jailed After Waco Shootout Deride High Bonds and Slow Justice: New York Times June 10, 2015

What Waco Police Still Won’t Reveal About the Biker-Gang Shootout: The Atlantic June 4, 2015

What’s up with the Bogus Waco Bond Reduction Story?: Houston Press June 3, 2015

Texas Authorities Lower Bail for Bikers Arrested in Waco Shooting: NPR June 2, 2015

Waco Biker Brawl: Man Charged After Deadly Shooting Calls Arrests a Sham: NBC News June 2, 2015

Released Waco Bikers: They Made us Feel Like Animals: USA Today June 2, 2015

exas Tyranny: Waco Judge Agrees to Let Most Bikers Go – if they Sign a Contract Vowing not to Sue for Wrongful Arrest: Washington Weekly News June 1, 2015

Biker’s Attorneys Battle over Fake Litigation Waiver Rumors: Waco Tribune June 1, 2015

Waco Biker Massacre by Cops at Twin Peaks: May 29, 2015

Bikers Released after Bond Reduction Agreements with DA: Waco Tribune May 28, 2015


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