Texas, the nation’s busiest death penalty state, is set to mark a solemn moment in criminal justice Wednesday with the execution of convicted killer Kimberly McCarthy.
A driver blamed for a 2012 crash that left an off-duty North Texas police officer dead has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.
A man accused of causing a crash last year that killed an off-duty North Texas police officer has pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident.
Testimony is set to begin on Wednesday in the trial of a man who has been accused of driving drunk and killing a Lancaster police officer.
Construction shut down the busy West 7th Street bridge Thursday as the bridge is rebuilt.
A grim anniversary is looming; next week will be the one year since a tornado ripped through North Texas and hit Lancaster especially hard.
A gun battle at a Lancaster apartment complex on Wednesday night ended with the death of a man who police have identified as an armed robbery suspect.
Suspect in Murder of Navy Seal was Decorated Marine.
A domestic abuse case is winding down in Dallas. Both the victim and the defendant have already testified during the trial, and the defendant is expected to be back on the stand again.
Defense lawyers have made a late request to halt the execution of a North Texas woman set to become the first female put to death in the U.S. in three years. The request was sent just hours before Kimberly McCarthy’s scheduled execution.
It was a difficult day on the witness stand for a Lancaster woman who survived a brutal attack in March 2011. Her boyfriend at the time, 34-year-old Jose Areolla, is now on trial for the assault.
The Lancaster woman that prosecutors say was beaten, stabbed, sexually assaulted and mutilated by her boyfriend, told jurors today that the accused, Jose Arreola, was a “good friend” when they first met in 2008.