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Texas death row prisoner Lester Bower. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

North Texas Man Set To Die June 3 Loses Federal Appeal

A North Texas man facing execution in less than two weeks for the fatal shootings of four men more than 30 years ago has lost a federal court appeal.

05/22/2015

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NFLPA To Use Noted Labor Lawyer For Brady Appeal

Noted labor attorney Jeffrey Kessler will aid in the players’ union planned appeal of Tom Brady’s suspension.

05/13/2015

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots shakes hands with Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Pats’ Penalty Means Cowboys Miss Brady In 2015

The NFL has handed down its punishment in the Patriots’ deflated-balls controversy and, pending appeal, the Cowboys are among the beneficiaries.

05/11/2015

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

Condemned Tyler Man Loses Appeal At Supreme Court

An East Texas man on death row for the slaying of a 93-year-old woman a decade ago at her home in Tyler has lost an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court.

04/06/2015

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

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