Johnny Manziel Reaches Deal In Domestic Violence CaseTroubled ex-NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel has reached a deal with the Dallas County DA's office in his misdemeanor domestic violence case.
Court: Asylum Not Automatic For Former Gang MembersImmigrants in the United States illegally are not automatically eligible for asylum on the basis that they are former gang members who risk persecution if they return home.
Adult Expo Promoters Fighting To Bring Event To Dallas In 2017The promoters of an adult expo have sharpened their arguments and have again asked the court to let their show into the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
High Court To Examine Mental Disability, Death Penalty IssueThe U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation's busiest state for capital punishment -- Texas -- is trying to put to death a convicted killer who's intellectually disabled.
Judge: Defendant Competent To Stand Trial In Church MurdersA judge has ruled that Dylann Roof is competent to stand trial for the killing of nine black worshippers at a South Carolina church.
T. Boone Pickens Awarded $146M By Jury In Oil Well Dispute A jury has awarded oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens $146 million over a dispute related to ownership and revenues from more than 160 oil wells in two West Texas counties.
Baylor Settles With 2 Women Who Reported Sexual AssaultsTwo women who reported being gang-raped by Baylor University football players have reached a settlement with the school, which has been hammered by months of criticism that it ignored or mishandled assault claims for years.
Texas Court Blocks Federal Plan To Extend Overtime Pay To MillionsThe U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas granted the nationwide preliminary injunction, saying the Department of Labor's rule exceeds the authority the agency was delegated by Congress.
Trump Justice Dept. Could Shift Drug Prosecution PoliciesAn Obama administration Justice Department that emphasized the need to be "smart on crime" is being replaced with a Trump presidency that campaigned on being "tough on crime."
President Obama Hits 1,000 Mark For Commutations GrantedPresident Barack Obama has surpassed the 1,000 mark for commutations granted during his presidency after shortening sentences for 79 people.
Attorney Wants Execution Halted For Dad Who Killed DaughtersJohn David Battaglia has asked the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the state's highest criminal court, to halt his scheduled Dec. 7 lethal injection in Huntsville.
Dad Who Killed 2 Daughters Competent For ExecutionA state judge has ruled a man mentally competent to be executed Dec. 7 for fatally shooting his two young daughters more than 15 years ago in Dallas