Dallas Animal Services Officer Arrested, Accused Of Violently Throwing KittenEric Pogue was arrested Wednesday after an investigation by the City for failure to follow procedure and violence against an animal.
Police: Suspect Used Alligator To Threaten Kidnapped ManA relative told police she received a photograph of her nephew face down in a bathtub, the open-mouthed alligator on top of him.
Abuser Gets 25 Years For Choking Girlfriend Until She Passed OutA 34-year-old man from Ennis was was found guilty by a jury of assault family violence, impeding breath and sentenced to 25 years in jail. 
Suspected Criminal Blasted By Police On Social Media Caught, Released Crystal Ladawn Finley was taken into custody Sunday in Plano and released after refusing medical treatment.
Woman Suspected In Minnesota, Florida Deaths Caught In TexasA tip-off in a Texas resort town led to the arrest of a woman who investigators believe killed her husband in Minnesota then fled to Florida, where she fatally shot her doppelganger with the intention of assuming her identity, police said Friday.
Man Serving Life For Acid Burning Of Teen Loses AppealA federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a man serving life in prison for burning one of his girlfriend's children with acid during an argument while in a pickup truck in far North Texas nearly 10 years ago.
Report Criticizes Texas Jail In Wake Of Inmates EscapeA state report has found deficiencies in the operation of the Bexar County jail in the wake of three murder suspects who escaped the facility in March.
Child Sex Offender Calls 911 On Self After Groping 12-Year-OldA man whose sleeping 12-year-old victim woke up as he groped her breasts was sentenced to 10 years in prison. 
North Texas Teen Faces Jail For Pointing Cell Phone Like A Gun At Fellow StudentsEven without a gun, that intent was enough for police to charge the student for threatening to exhibit a firearm under a law that applies only to school property or a school bus.
Three Store Workers Shot During Robbery In Dallas, Suspect At-LargeThree employees were shot during an aggravated robbery at a Dallas store Monday afternoon.
Nearly 3 Dozen Texas Inmates End Hunger StrikeTexas prison officials say nearly 40 inmates on a hunger strike since Christmas have ended their protest over alleged limited recreational time and food portions.
Inmates At North Texas Prison Refusing To Accept MealsAuthorities say a variety of complaints has prompted inmates at a North Texas prison to refuse accepting meals.