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Vietnam Veteran Lawrence Snell

Injured Vietnam Vet Still Fighting To Get Purple Heart

A Kemp, Texas resident worries time may be running out for recognition of wounds he received in Vietnam.

03/30/2015

Pedro Leon Martinez (L) receives help from volunteer Maria Peralta in filing up his application for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Hearing On Allegations In Immigration Lawsuit

The judge who blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration has ordered the Justice Department to answer allegations that the government misled him about part of the plan.

03/09/2015

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Appeal Filed For Texan Convicted In ‘American Sniper’ Case

An attorney for the former Marine found guilty in the shooting deaths of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield has filed an appeal.

03/04/2015

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Perry Attorneys Ask Texas Appeals Court To Toss Felony Case

Attorneys for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have asked a state appeals court to dismiss felony abuse-of-power charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate on free-speech grounds.

02/26/2015

Tyrone Cade told police officers in Irving that he killed two people, who were found stabbed in a home. (credit: Irving Police Department)

Irving Man On Death Row For Killing 2 Loses Appeal

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the death sentence of a Dallas-area man convicted of killing his girlfriend and her daughter during a jealous rage four years ago.

02/25/2015

U.S. Supreme Court (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Condemned Killers In 2 Fort Worth Murder Cases Lose Appeals

Two inmates on Texas death row for slayings in Fort Worth have lost appeals at the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/23/2015

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Supreme Court Blocks Scheduled Texas Execution Next Week

A condemned Texas inmate set to die next week for a quadruple murder more than 30 years ago in North Texas has received a reprieve from the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/05/2015

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Paroled Dallas Inmate Set To Die For Different 1996 Slaying

Robert Ladd was paroled after serving about a third of his 40-year prison sentence for the fatal stabbing of a Dallas woman whose body was set ablaze. Four years later, he strangled and beat an East Texas woman.

01/28/2015

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Convicted Killer In North Texas Hoarding Case Loses Appeal

A federal appeals court has refused an appeal from a 32-year-old man sent to death row for gunning down a North Texas city’s code enforcement officer in a trash dispute nearly 10 years ago.

01/23/2015

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Fort Worth Man On Death Row Loses Supreme Court Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a Fort Worth man convicted of killing a 61-year-old grandmother at her Johnson County home nearly five years ago.

01/20/2015

NFL running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings  (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson’s Appeal Denied, Suspension Upheld

The NFL’s hard line on Adrian Peterson held up. The league-appointed arbitrator for Peterson’s appeal affirmed the unpaid suspension until at least next spring.

12/12/2014

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Supreme Court Asked To Halt Texas Execution

Attorneys who contend a Texas death row inmate set for execution this week is too mentally ill for execution have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the punishment.

12/01/2014

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