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.
Suspected Serial Killer With Texas Ties Refuses To Answer JudgeA 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.
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.
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.
Mother Whips Children; Sentenced To Prison An East Texas woman who beat her children with a computer cord has been sentenced to prison.