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.
Adrian Peterson’s hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a 42-year-old man sent to death row for killing a North Texas police officer and another man in a shootout at an Ellis County convenience store 12 years ago.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.
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 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 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.
The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night. Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL’s personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault.
The agent for Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent says he will appeal his 10-game suspension handed down by the league on Tuesday.
A woman who said a Fort Worth police officer raped her when she was 13 acknowledged on the witness stand Thursday that she lied in part of her testimony against him in 1995, but still insisted the officer was guilty of the attack.
The open carry movement won a major victory Monday in federal court. A judge ruled the City of Arlington can’t enforce a law used to keep demonstrators off the streets — at least for now.
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction and death sentence given to a Fort Worth man for a 2010 convenience store holdup that left two men dead.