A study by the Texas Civil Rights Project and American Civil Liberties Union is critical of what the organizations contend is overuse of solitary confinement in Texas prisons.
The state’s highest criminal appeals court has blocked the scheduled execution this week of a 40-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting a 5-year-old boy sleeping with his mother 20 years ago.
Oklahoma turned to a 15-year physician and a medical technician with 40 years’ experience to put Clayton Lockett to death, yet his execution still went awry.
A Texas man who spent 18 years on the run as a fugitive has been apprehended in Arkansas.
Arnold Schwarzenegger puts on a disguise and pretends to be a personal trainer, and a suspected criminal’s Facebook activity lands him in jail.
A 49-year-old ex-con who was involved in multiple shootings in his life was sentenced to 40 years in prison for fatally shooting a friend outside a Fort Worth apartment complex last year.
Police have arrested a 24-year-old man on murder charges in connection with a fatal south Dallas shooting.
An Ellis County jury sentenced Ryan Keith Mason, 41, of Italy, to 68 years in prison Friday after he was convicted of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.
Dallas police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man involved in Friday’s robberies of two CVS Pharmacy stores and a Walgreens.
Police in Texas, along with the FBI and law enforcement in at least two other states are on the lookout for a serial bank robber dubbed the “Loan Ranger Bandit.”
This year has proven to be one of the most deadly for Dallas police officers in their confrontations with criminal suspects.