A former South Texas justice of the peace was sentenced to more than 3 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to extortion and admitting to taking a bribe from a bail bondsman
A former Central Texas judge has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for illegally selling guns to a felon and lying about it.
An East Texas man who pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend has been sentenced to life — in matrimony.
Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson on Monday dismissed capital murder charges against a man sent to death row nearly a decade ago for the fatal shooting of a Houston police officer.
Christopher James Holder, 31, has received a life sentence without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty of capital murder.
A Mexican judge returned a long-missing teenager to her U.S. mother Friday, ending the woman’s eight-year search and a cross-border custody case in which another girl was mistakenly sent to Texas against her will.
A Central Texas man in prison for not registering as a sex offender must serve 80 more years for trying to hire a hit man to kill the judge in his case.
A 34-year-old Omaha, Nebraska, man was sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a “swatting” ring that made fake 911 calls to draw special weapons and tactics officers to hoax situations.
A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to respond to the judge during his initial court appearance Wednesday, prompting her to postpone it and to warn him he’d spend “the rest of his life” in jail unless he cooperates.
The hearing on whether to remove the judge in the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been pushed back.
An 85-year-old Willis woman likely will be spending the rest of her life in prison for trying to hire a hit man.
An East Texas woman who beat her children with a computer cord has been sentenced to prison.