A proposal to change the state’s definition of who is considered an adult in the criminal justice system is on its way to the Texas House.
The wave of unaccompanied children arriving illegally in the U.S. along the southern border continues, and now CBS 11 News has learned about a strong connection between the humanitarian crisis and North Texas.
A Fort Worth teen, who killed classmate Nicholas Anderson with a claw hammer, has been sentenced to 26 years behind bars. The family of the murdered teen agreed to a plea deal because they did not trust Judge Jean Boyd’s judgment had their been a trial.
Connor McCreight’s ankle monitor is a daily reminder of his past. He is still serving punishment for a crime committed when he was just 14-year-old. He says compared to admitted drunk driver Ethan Couch his sentence from the same judge was harsh.
Several families sat stunned and in tears in a Tarrant County juvenile courtroom on Tuesday. Emotions were high after a judge sentenced teenager Ethan Couch to 10 years probation for a drunk driving crash that killed four people back in June.
A teenager accused of murdering a five-year-old by striking him with a bowling ball has accepted a plea agreement before the start of his Capital Murder trial.
A Wylie teenager has admitted to killing another child, who he called his friend, and trying to stuff his body down a storm drain last year. The boy is now headed to a youth detention center — but the question is, for how long?
A 14-year-old boy, standing next to his mother, was sentenced Thursday to 22 years in prison for his role in the killing of a man at a Dallas DART station last November.
He’s just four-feet, two-inches tall, and barely looks his age. But a 12-year-old Dallas boy admitted Tuesday to his role in a robbery that led to the death of 19-year-old Octavius Lanier on the DART rail line last November.
One of the children accused of pushing a Dallas teen in front of DART train may face prosecution as an adult.