A serial killer was put to death Thursday in Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his lawyers’ demand that the state release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.
State prison officials have offered scant evidence to support their claim that pharmacies that supply Texas with execution drugs would be in danger of violence if their identities were made public.
Texas will not comply with parts of a federal law designed to eliminate prison rape, Gov. Rick Perry said in a letter to the U.S. Attorney General, calling the rules too costly and an infringement on state rights.
An ex-con is sentenced to 45 years in jail for leading police in North Texas on two wild high speed chases.
Five inmates at an East Texas jail have been hospitalized after smoking a synthetic marijuana cigarette that was smuggled into the lockup.
A 49-year-old Grand Prairie man was sentenced to 60 years in prison without parole for repeatedly sexually abusing a young relative.
A man has been arrested and charged with murder after admitting to police that he stabbed another man on Feb. 18.
CBS 11 News got an exclusive look inside at a new multi-million dollar jail and animal control facility in Keller. What’s most interesting is that it serves four cities, potentially saving taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars every year.
Attorneys for Josh Brent won the sympathy of the jury, which sentenced the former Dallas Cowboy to just ten years probation.
A former East Texas police chief has pleaded guilty to abusing access to a crime database at the request of a drug trafficking suspect.
A surprise statement about the decriminalization of marijuana from Gov. Rick Perry, long a champion of conservative causes, has some people scratching their heads.A surprise statement about the decriminalization of marijuana from Gov. Rick Perry, long a champion of conservative causes, has some people scratching their heads.
Gov. Rick Perry is defending Colorado and Washington’s legalization of marijuana as a states’ rights issue — and says he wants to keep minor drug offenders out of jail.