Courts

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Judge Sentences Failed Plano Gas Line Bomber Anson Chi To 20 Years

A federal judge has sentenced a Plano man to 20-years in prison for trying to blow up a gas main with a homemade bomb three years ago.

06/01/2015

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Wife Of Former Collin Street Bakery Exec. Pleads Guilty To $16M Fraud

The wife of a Corsicana bakery executive has pleaded guilty to a money laundering charge in an eye-popping $16 million embezzlement scheme.

06/01/2015

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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Convicted Plano Gas Line Bomber Makes Wild Accusations In Court

The Plano man whose homemade bomb went off in his face while trying to blow up a gas line has lost another round in court.

04/21/2015

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Drug Trafficker Sentenced To 27 Years After 1,900 Pounds Of Meth Found

A Mesquite man has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison after being caught with a large amount of methamphetamine in his home.

04/17/2015

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Former Service King CFO Sentenced For Embezzlement

An ex-chief financial officer for Dallas-based Service King Collision Repair Centers was sentenced to three years in prison for his role in embezzling nearly $2.5 million in funds from the business and company owner.

04/14/2015

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Judge Denies Request To Let Immigration Action Take Effect

A federal judge in Texas has kept in place a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s executive action that sought to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

04/08/2015

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Judge Replaces Prosecutor For Bernie Tiede Retrial

A Texas judge has appointed a special prosecutor to handle the retrial of the man whose murder conviction inspired the dark comedy ‘Bernie.’

03/31/2015

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Prosecutor In Case Against Cameron Todd Willingham Accused Of Misconduct

A prosecutor who handled the case of a Texas man executed for the fire deaths of his three daughters has been formally accused of misconduct over allegations that he concealed evidence during the 1992 murder trial.

03/18/2015

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NFL Files 2nd Lawsuit Seeking Info From Greg Hardy’s 1st Trial

The NFL has filed a second lawsuit in North Carolina court seeking information from defensive end Greg Hardy’s bench trial last summer in which he was convicted on two counts of domestic violence.

03/18/2015

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Supreme Court: Amtrak Like Gov’t Agency In Helping Set Rules

A unanimous Supreme Court says Amtrak is more like a part of the government than a private corporation when it helps federal agencies craft rules to keep trains running on schedule.

03/09/2015

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Convicted Murderer Routh Moved To Texas Prison Intake Center

Routh was convicted of capital murder in the 2013 deaths of Kyle and Chad Littlefield after jurors rejected his insanity defense. Prosecutors didn’t seek the death penalty.

03/06/2015

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