Texas is one of several states refusing to comply with a federal law designed to reduce sexual assaults in prison, with governors criticizing the decade-old law as counterproductive and too expensive to implement.
At a park in Mineral Wells, Peggy and Robert Crutsinger say they’re healing slowly alongside their two young sons. Both boys were molested by a close family friend.
A 30-year-old repeat felon was sentenced to 99 years in prison on Friday for shooting his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend 12 times during a confrontation at an Arlington apartment last year on Thanksgiving Day.
The final sentence has been handed down in a case that outraged North Texas animal lovers.
There will not be a trial over the puppy that was burned alive in Pleasant Grove – and animal rights activists are not happy about it.
Thousands of peaceful protestors rallied Saturday in downtown Dallas at the Trayvon Martin Rally For Justice.
One of the four men who was accused of setting a puppy on fire in Pleasant Grove last year has quietly cut a deal with Dallas County prosecutors.
An argument over gasoline money left a woman dead early Sunday and her cousin in jail accused of running over her twice then heading home to go to sleep, police said.
It was one of the worst cases of animal cruelty known to have happened in North Texas. This past April, a 4-month old puppy was set on fire and left to die. Today the four suspects in the animal torture case were back before a judge.
A man accused of setting a puppy on fire saw his bond cut in half Friday.
The 18-year-old Dallas man accused of hanging and burning a puppy named Justice is appearing in court on Thursday to ask for a bond reduction.
Friday night, Darius Ewing surrendered himself to police for the torture of Justice the puppy.