District Attorney Craig Watkins came to court as a defendant — facing a criminal contempt of court charge. But Watkins and his legal team soon left after winning a stay of the order.
The Dallas County district attorney on Monday won an unexpected stay of an order holding him in contempt of court, after his attorney’s highlighted problems with the order.
A North Texas man is getting a second chance at life after spending 16 years in prison.
A military judge Tuesday refused a three-month trial delay for the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. The judge, Col. Tara Osborn, also set jury selection to begin on July 9.
A 20-year-old Fort Worth man received nine life sentences on for committing multiple armed robberies during a two-week period in 2011.
Jurors in the trial of five men charged with using a horse racing and breeding operation to launder drug money for a Mexican cartel will return to court on Wednesday to hear closing arguments.
A judge in Dallas is ordering an auction company to hold onto a champion’s green jacket from the Masters golf tournament until ownership can be determined at trial.
A woman sentenced to hold a sign beginning with”Only an idiot would…” is an example of the sometimes controversial sentences handed out by judges. Check out other examples from Texas and across the country.
A Wylie teenager accused of murdering a friend earlier this year will be tried in juvenile court, even though prosecutors wanted him certified as an adult.
Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller has been re-elected.
A federal appeals court has overturned a judge’s ruling that had blocked a union election among nearly 10,000 employees at American Airlines.
An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Fort Worth was a suspected criminal, but the charges he faced involved taxes. Now the 71-year-old is accused of being the mastermind behind a murder-for-hire plot against a federal judge.