Facebook Rape Stirs Questions About Witnessing Crimes OnlineThe case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while some 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions: What's the obligation of bystanders? And why do they not intervene?
Ex-Baylor Football Player Accused Of 2013 Sexual AssaultA former Baylor football player has been arrested after a grand jury indicted him on three second-degree felony sexual assault counts arising from a 2013 incident while he was with the Bears.
Texas House Speaker Blasts Senate Budget's Accounting TrickThe Texas Senate's proposed $106.3 billion state budget is now set for a floor vote next week -- but it's already being blasted by the Republican head of the House.
Gorsuch Vows Adherence To Legal PrecedenceOn a path toward confirmation, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Wednesday that "when you put on the robe, you open your mind" as he faced a final day of questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Dallas County Commissioners Face Off In Price TrialDallas County commissioner Mike Cantrell took the stand Wednesday in the federal bribery trial of his former ally in local government, fellow Dallas County commissioner John Wiley Price.
Neiman Marcus To Pay $1.6 Million Over Security BreachNeiman Marcus has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a 2013 security breach that exposed the credit and debit card data of about 350,000 shoppers.
Man Blames Stress For Seizure-Inducing Tweet To Dallas-Based ReporterThe criminal complaint was filed in Dallas in December by Kurt Eichenwald, a Newsweek reporter with epilepsy who lives in the area.
Bill To Curb 'Wrongful Birth' Lawsuits Heads To Texas HouseThe Texas Senate has given final approval to a so-called "wrongful birth" bill seeking to prevent parents from suing doctors for malpractice after their child is born with severe disabilities.
Commissioner John Wiley Price's Finances Topic In Corruption TrialThe government today turned its attention to County Commissioner John Wiley Price's finances in his federal corruption trial, calling his personal accountant to the witness stand.
Ethan Couch's Lawyers Seek His Release From JailLawyers for a Texas teenager who used an 'affluenza' defense in a fatal drunk driving wreck have turned to the Texas Supreme Court in an effort to secure his release from jail.
High Court Nominee To Face Daylong Questioning In SenateSupreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators on Day Two of his confirmation hearing.
FBI Agent & Prosecutor Anger Judge In Price TrialThe judge in Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price's federal corruption trial angrily lashed out at an FBI agent and a prosecutor for bringing up the name of an infamous real estate developer.