Judge: Texas Prison's Water Violates 'Standards Of Decency'A group of prisoners alleging they have to drink arsenic-laden water to stay cool inside their hot Texas lockup won a legal victory Tuesday in an ongoing lawsuit after a federal judge ordered the Texas prison system to provide safe drinking water that doesn't violate "contemporary standards of decency."
Dallas Judge Rules That Higher Education Affords Greater Freedom"[My degree] continues to afford me the ability, freedom and flexibility to earn a fruitful income while also raising a family," says Judge Holly Fox.
Methamphetamine Distribution Conspirators From DFW SentencedThree defendants who admitted to felony offenses stemming from their role in a methamphetamine distribution conspiracy that operated in the Dallas – Fort Worth area since 2013, were sentenced to substantial prison sentences.
Police: Person Of Interest In Judge's Attack Held In SlayingA person of interest in the wounding of a Texas judge shot last week was charged Tuesday with murder in an unrelated Houston slaying, police said.
Ex-South Texas Magistrate Gets Prison For ExtortionA 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
Ex-Central Texas Judge Gets 18 Months In Federal Guns CaseA former Central Texas judge has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for illegally selling guns to a felon and lying about it.
East Texas Man Guilty Of Assault Gets Life - In MatrimonyAn East Texas man who pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend has been sentenced to life — in matrimony.
Murder Charge Dismissed For Houston Man On Death RowHarris 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.
Plano Man's Killer Receives Life Without ParoleChristopher James Holder, 31, has received a life sentence without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty of capital murder.
Judge Returns Mexican Girl To Custody Of US MomA 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.
Inmate Gets 80 More Years For Plotting To Kill Texas JudgeA 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.
Member Of 'Swatting' Ring Gets 5-Year Prison TermA 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.