In one day, Josh Brent’s defense team presented all their witnesses and rested their case. Brent’s defense team moved quickly on Friday, but not entirely by choice.
Connor McCreight’s ankle monitor is a daily reminder of his past. He is still serving punishment for a crime committed when he was just 14-year-old. He says compared to admitted drunk driver Ethan Couch his sentence from the same judge was harsh.
Singer Patti LaBelle’s bodyguard has been acquitted misdemeanor assault in a confrontation with a drunken West Point cadet at a Houston airport terminal.
The son of singer Patti LaBelle told a Texas jury that he was hit in the face by a man at a an airport terminal after the man shouted racial slurs at his mom. His testimony came one day after LaBelle testified in the trial of her bodyguard Efrem Holmes.
A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas’ tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately — a decision that means as least 12 clinics won’t be able to perform the procedure starting as soon as Friday.
Dallas County prosecutors want the death penalty for Matthew Johnson for the way he killed Nancy Harris by setting her on fire.
The government’s insider-trading case against billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is heading toward the final buzzer. After six days of testimony, closing arguments are expected Tuesday afternoon in federal court in Dallas.
During his second day of testifying, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told jurors he could have settled the insider trading civil lawsuit filed by the SEC but he didn’t because he had done nothing wrong.
A Texas appeals court has overturned the money laundering conviction of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.
The soldier on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood has broken his largely silent defense by briefly questioning a witness who saw the attack.
A judge asked American Airlines’ lawyers to explain why he should approve the company’s plan to merge with US Airways and exit bankruptcy protection while the merger is being challenged by the federal government.
Testimony is underway in the court martial of alleged Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Malik Hasan. The Army officer is accused of going on a rampage on the post, killing 13 fellow soldiers and wounding 31 others.