Jury selection in the Kaufman County murder trial has resumed in Rockwall after the judge refused to move the trial a second time.
A federal jury has convicted a former Dallas vice detective on obstruction charges for passing unauthorized tips about police raids and investigations into prostitution.
Attorney General Greg Abbott is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to keep the state’s voter ID law in place with early voting starting next week.
A former North Texas high school journalism teacher faces up to 60 years in federal prison for soliciting teens for child pornography.
A 35-year-old man sentenced to die for the deaths of his daughter and two other young girls in an east central Texas house fire 14 years ago has lost a federal court appeal, moving him a step closer to execution.
A federal appeals court has reinstated a Texas voter ID law that the U.S. Justice Department describes as the state’s latest tool to suppress minorities in elections.
The state’s highest criminal appeals court has blocked the scheduled execution this week of a 40-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting a 5-year-old boy sleeping with his mother 20 years ago.
Gov. Rick Perry must appear for a court hearing on October 31. A judge set the date Monday for a pretrial hearing to discuss procedural issues.
A federal appeals court dealt Texas abortion providers another blow Thursday when it refused to reconsider its previous ruling that upheld one part of tough restrictions that altogether have closed most abortion facilities.
The team defending former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams against capital murder charges wants the trial moved, again.
A couple who stole more than 50,000 pieces of mail from more than 80 cities were sentenced to spend six years and nine months in federal prison on Wednesday.
A Texas judge has tentatively set a Dec. 1 trial date for Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson on a charge of felony child abuse for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son.