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Murder Charge Dismissed For Houston Man On Death Row

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.

06/08/2015

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Plano Man’s Killer Receives Life Without Parole

Christopher James Holder, 31, has received a life sentence without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty of capital murder.

06/02/2015

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Judge Returns Mexican Girl To Custody Of US Mom

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.

05/15/2015

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Inmate Gets 80 More Years For Plotting To Kill Texas Judge

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.

02/20/2015

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Member Of ‘Swatting’ Ring Gets 5-Year Prison Term

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.

01/09/2015

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Suspected Serial Killer With Texas Ties Refuses To Answer Judge

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.

10/22/2014

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Recusal Hearing Delayed For Peterson Case Judge

The hearing on whether to remove the judge in the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been pushed back.

10/14/2014

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Texas Woman, 85, Sentenced For DA Murder Plot

An 85-year-old Willis woman likely will be spending the rest of her life in prison for trying to hire a hit man.

CBS 11–10/11/2014

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Mother Whips Children; Sentenced To Prison

An East Texas woman who beat her children with a computer cord has been sentenced to prison.

10/03/2014

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Judge Excuses Indicted Gov. Perry From Next Court Date

A judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican’s request to skip all other pretrial hearings.

09/26/2014

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“Hot Bench” Is Hot

I have been programming TV stations since 1983 and I have seen a lot of shows but I am liking a new first run court show Hot Bench (weekdays 3:00 pm on TXA21)

09/16/2014

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Police: Appeals Court Judge Arrested On DWI Charge

South Texas authorities say a state appeals court judge was arrested for drunken driving following a weekend traffic stop.

07/17/2014

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