Former Special Needs Teacher In Garland Pleads Guilty To Child Porn ChargeKirk Patrick Keshler faces up to 20 years in federal prison, a $250,000 fine and a lifetime of supervised release. He will remain in custody pending sentencing which is set for April 4, 2018.
Texas Man Sentenced For Illegally Making Guns Sent To MexicoA North Texas man has been sentenced to 6½ years in federal prison for illegally making hundreds of firearms — some of which ended up in Mexico.
NY Man Pleads Guilty In Texas Court To Trafficking In Lion, Tiger SkullsArongkron "Paul" Malasukum on Thursday pleaded guilty in federal court in Plano to one count of wildlife trafficking in violation of the Lacey Act.
FBI: Texas Parents Lied About Sons' ISIS InvolvementFederal court records allege their sons, 27-year-old Arman Ali and 26 year-old Omar Ali of Plano, moved to Egypt and then traveled to Syria to fight alongside the Islamic State group.
Court: Movie Theaters Must Accommodate Deaf-Blind PatronsAn appeals court says federal disability law requires movie theaters to provide interpreters to patrons who are deaf and blind.
Dallas Man Pleads Guilty To $6.4M Diamond Fraud SchemeA Dallas man who misled investors in a multi-million dollar diamond investment scheme has pleaded guilty in Federal Court.
Dallas Among Cities Challenging Texas Sanctuary Cities Law In CourtOpponents want a federal judge to block the Texas law banning sanctuary cities, also known as Senate Bill 4, from going into effect September 1.
Court Again Finds Intentional Voter Discrimination In TexasA Republican-drawn map setting the boundaries of Texas' statehouse districts violates the U.S. Constitution by intentionally discriminating against minority voters, a federal court found Thursday — the third such ruling against the state's voting laws in roughly a month.
Houston Couple Pleads Guilty In Scheme To Obtain Tax RefundsA Houston couple has pleaded guilty to stealing the identities of 50,000 victims in order to apply for fraudulent tax refunds.
Dallas Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty In Federal CourtKevin Troy Jernigan, a man who owned a tax preparation business in Dallas, pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and assisting in the preparation or presentation of a false or fraudulent individual income tax return after appearing in federal court Tuesday.
Texas & 20 Other States Suing Delaware Over Abandoned Money OrdersA lawsuit filed directly to the Supreme Court is another escalation in an ongoing dispute involving uncashed money orders from Dallas-based MoneyGram, which has been submitting unclaimed money to Delaware.
Texas AG Paxton Asks Court To Dismiss Civil Fraud LawsuitCalling it a "dramatic overreach" by federal regulators, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a civil fraud lawsuit over his efforts to recruit investors to a high-tech startup before he was the state's top prosecutor.