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Pakistani Man Gets 20 Years In Texas Prison For $100M Drug ScamProsecutors in Texas say a man from Pakistan must serve 20 years in a U.S. prison for his role in an online $100 million counterfeit prescription drugs ring.
Anti-Abortion Activist Indicted In Texas Turns Herself InOne of the two anti-abortion activists indicted last month after making undercover videos about Planned Parenthood turned herself in Wednesday to Texas authorities.
Inmate Serving Life Sentence For Teen Crime Wins AppealThe state's top criminal court has ruled that it was improper for a Dallas County jury to give an automatic life-without-parole sentence to a man convicted of a double killing in Dallas when he was 17 years old.
Judge Finalizes Hilary Duff's Divorce From ComrieA judge in Los Angeles has finalized Hilary Duff's divorce from former NHL player Mike Comrie. Duff and Comrie were married in August 2010 and separated in January 2014.
2 Texans Get 115-Year Terms For Restaurant RobberiesTwo men must each serve 115 years in federal prison for robbing five DFW area fast food restaurants in 2014. Jesse Lee Bell of Duncanville and Deundrae Lyndell Miller of Mesquite were sentenced Monday in Dallas.
Dallas Man Sentenced To 75 Years For MurderBenjamin Newman accelerated his vehicle directly into the men he had just had the confrontation with, killing one.
Princeton Man Gets Life For Multiple Sexual Assaults Of A Child Lawrence Parker, Jr., 43, of Princeton, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole after a jury convicted him of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child.
Ethan Couch Will Stay In Juvenile Detention, For NowThe 'affluenza' teen Ethan Couch woke up in North Texas on Friday after spending nearly two months on the run and in custody in Mexico. He was in court, where a judge decided that he should stay in juvenile detention, at least for now.
Texas Prosecutor Has Angered Anti-Abortion Groups BeforeThe Houston prosecutor handling the only criminal case to date over stealth video of Planned Parenthood clinics around the U.S. has infuriated anti-abortion activists before.
'Affluenza' Teen Returning To Texas From MexicoThe Mexican lawyer for a Texas teenager who used an 'affluenza' defense in a fatal drunk driving crash said that his client has dropped an appeal against deportation and will return to Texas to face charges.
Jury Selection For Man Accused Of Mowing Down 4 Outside Plano BarJury selection is underway in Collin County for the murder trial of a Dallas man accused of running over four people outside a Plano bar.
Dallas Co. Woman Gets 4+ Years In Prison For Medicaid FraudA District Judge sentenced Brenda Ward to 57 months in a federal prison after she pled gulity to one count of health care fraud.

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