Court: Asylum Not Automatic For Former Gang MembersImmigrants in the United States illegally are not automatically eligible for asylum on the basis that they are former gang members who risk persecution if they return home.
Texas DPS Releases Gang Threat Assessment For 2015The Texas Department of Public Safety released the 2015 Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was designed to provide an overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.
Gang Member Gets 30 Years Jail For 2 SlayingsA North Texas man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in the gang-related gunfire that killed two people and hurt two others in 2012.
Texas Officials Say Gang Membership Exceeds 100KState public safety officials say they believe more than 100,000 people are members of gangs that are a threat to public safety in Texas.
Man Sentenced To Life For Gang-Related Double MurderA 22-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for opening fire on a rival gang's car, killing a couple and wounding two others.
99 Years For Fort Worth Gangster Who Shot Up House PartyIt only took a jury about four hours to agree that a North Texas gang member used an assault rifle to open fire on a rival gang’s house party. The 2011 incident left a young mother dead and seven others wounded.
State Assessment Finds Shift In Top Gang ThreatAn annual state assessment of threats posed by gangs reports a new gang poses the top threat to the state.
DPS: Cartels Are State's Greatest Crime ThreatState public safety officials say Mexican cartels pose the single greatest organized crime threat to Texas.
Mental Illness Rates Rise In Texas Youth FacilitiesA criminal justice expert has told lawmakers that rates of mental illness exceed gang affiliation among juveniles in Texas jails.
Feds Swoop Down On Aryan Brotherhood Of Texas GangFederal prosecutors say four top leaders of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas gang are among the nearly three dozen gang members charged in a 43-page indictment that accuses them of a multitude of offenses
Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And MurderFor America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.
Teens In Texas Adult Prison System Get HelpHad they not been certified as adults by Texas courts, the 63 youths in a little-known program at the Clemens Unit would have landed in one of the state's six state-run lockups for juveniles.