Critics of mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent offenders say it leads to overcrowding in prisons, including here in North Texas.
Dallas police say a teenager has been charged with two fatal shootings in less than a two-week period during apparent disputes over drugs and money.
It’s been a rough summer for Denver Broncos’ Von Miller. In August, the NFL announced the team’s star linebacker would be suspended for six games for violating the league’s drug policy.
Authorities are searching for a 44-year-old Dallas man who was sentenced to 45 years in prison for his role in the burglary of a deceased man in McKinney.
Newly released documents show that for at least six years, drug agents have had near-immediate access to billions of phone call records dating back decades.
A Blue Mound police officer was fired and another resigned after they were accused of tipping off the city’s mayor that his name was mentioned during a narcotics investigation.
Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to her role in a criminal enterprise that orchestrated a killing and distributed methamphetamine in East Texas.
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.
Video from the most recent heist posted on YouTube shows the suspect walk to the pharmacy counter and hand the clerk a note demanding hydrocodone and oxycodone.
Texas health officials say no link has been found between a compounded drug and the death of two patients who developed blood infections after receiving it before its recall.
With the U.S. facing massive overcrowding in its prisons, Attorney General Eric Holder is calling for major changes to the nation’s criminal justice system that would scale back the use of harsh sentences for certain drug-related crimes.
Most people know that smokers wanting to kick the habit can try an array of pills and patches, but researchers at Texas Tech University say they have found success using ancient Chinese secrets