NFL To Defend $1B Concussion Settlement Amid AppealsThe NFL will ask a federal appeals court in Philadelphia to uphold a potential $1 billion plan to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players.
Ruling Could Expose GM To Large Verdicts In Ignition CasesA federal bankruptcy judge says people suing General Motors over faulty ignition switches may seek punitive damages that could cost the company millions of extra dollars.
Former Baylor Player Denied New Trial In Sex Assault CaseA former Baylor University football player convicted of sexually assaulting a female soccer player at the Texas school has been denied a new trial.
Inmate Set To Die For Dallas Police Officer's 2001 DeathEscamilla is slated to become the 24th convicted killer put to death this year in the United States -- with Texas accounting for half of the executions.
Dallas Man Released After 28-Year-Old Murder Conviction OverturnedA man imprisoned for 28 years for the 1987 slayings of two people in Dallas was released Monday after his conviction based on now-discredited bite-mark analysis was overturned.
4 Arlington Relatives Accused Of Faking Mental IllnessFour North Texas relatives have been faking mental illness to get government benefits in a decades-long scam, federal prosecutors allege.
Lance Armstrong Settles Lawsuit With Dallas Promotions CompanyArmstrong has settled a decade-long dispute with a promotions company that sought repayment of more than $10 million in bonuses it paid the former cyclist during a career that was later exposed to be fueled by performance-enhancing drugs.
Suspect In Deadly SXSW Crash Pleads Not GuiltyThe suspect in last year's deadly South By Southwest crash in Austin has pleaded not guilty to capital murder and murder charges.
McKinney Man Pleads Guilty In Bitcoin Securities Fraud CaseA man involved in what federal authorities have described as the first bitcoin securities fraud case pleaded guilty on Monday.
Texas Woman Pleads Guilty To Federal 'Crush Video' ChargeA 24-year-old south Texas woman has pleaded guilty to federal charges for creating and distributing videos depicting the torture and killing of puppies, chickens and kittens.
Judge Clears Way For Removal Of Jefferson Davis Statue From UT CampusThe University will move Davis to the campus Briscoe Center history museum, which also houses one of the nation's largest archives on slavery.
Arizona Woman Pleads Guilty In Texas In CD Copyright ScamAn Arizona woman who owns a record distribution company has pleaded guilty in Texas to running a counterfeit Latina CDs scam.