Jury selection began this week in the case of a Texas man granted a retrial after questions were raised about testimony that helped convict him in the deaths of his two stepsons in a fire nearly 30 years ago.
Attorney Leonard Davis of New Orleans said Monday that notices were sent Friday to the homeowners in Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Virginia, Texas and Alabama.
A man involved in a decade old ‘cold case’ sexual assault was finally sentenced to prison for the kidnapping and rape of a then 19-year old girl.
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a Texas death row prisoner convicted of the slaying of a Tyler woman at her apartment 18 years ago.
Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting “a showdown” at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal appellate judges allowed full implementation of a law that has closed more than 80 percent of Texas’ abortion clinics.
A federal appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America’s second most-populous state.
Texas health officials have ordered four close family members of the Ebola patient in Dallas to stay in their home, and they’ve posted law enforcement outside to be sure.
The highest criminal court in Texas refused Wednesday to reinstate two money-laundering convictions for former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.
Michele Williams was sentenced to 60 years in prison by a Fort Worth jury on Tuesday after being convicted a day earlier of murdering her husband and tampering with evidence.
Tracy Morgan said Tuesday that he “can’t believe” Walmart’s assertion that he and others were partly to blame for their injuries in the highway crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one of his friends.
A group of mineral royalty owners has sued the city of Denton over its temporary ban on hydraulic fracturing, claiming the ban violates property rights.
Prosecutors said that a Dallas gang member has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison for forcing a runaway 14-year-old girl into prostitution.