An appeals court is considering whether a condemned Texas killer should be spared Wednesday so he can undergo more mental examinations to support arguments that he’s delusional.
In the weeks and months before a Texas DA, his wife and a prosecutor were gunned down in Kaufman County, the man accused of killing them inquired about how to get rid of part of a high-powered weapon, according to testimony today.
The capital murder trial of former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams got underway on Monday morning in Rockwall County.
Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott says ‘odds favor’ that Texas will sue the Obama administration over executive actions on immigration but is stopping short of his earlier vow to file a lawsuit.
Texas’ highest criminal court denied an appeal Wednesday from a woman who was sentenced to death for the killing of her developmentally disabled babysitter four years ago.
A Texas judge has refused to quash two felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry on technicalities, ruling that the case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should continue.
The special prosecutor leading the felony case against Gov. Rick Perry says he shouldn’t be compelled to produce transcripts of testimony before the grand jury.
Four Fort Worth individuals were sentenced to prison for their roles in a July 2012 murder and attempted cover-up.
The team defending former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams against capital murder charges wants the trial moved, again.
Jury selection began this week in the case of a Texas man granted a retrial after questions were raised about testimony that helped convict him in the deaths of his two stepsons in a fire nearly 30 years ago.
The U.S. Supreme Court considered whether to keep Texas inmate Willie Trottie from the death chamber Wednesday evening for the slayings 21 years ago in Houston of his former common-law wife and her brother.
A judge has just delayed the Dallas County corruption trial against Commissioner John Wiley Price by more than a year.