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Samuel Velez (Credit: Tarrant County Criminal DA)

Man Gets Life Without Parole For Murdering Ex-Girlfriend’s Mother

A Fort Worth man convicted of stabbing his ex-girlfriend and killing her mother has been sentenced to life without parole.

04/11/2014

Raheem Smith (Credit: Tarrant County DA)

Man Sentenced To Life For Fatally Shooting Ex-Girlfriend

A 36-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend as her family members watched on.

01/09/2014

Thomas Grady Layton, of Granbury, was sentenced to life without parole for the murder of his 64-year-old mother. (credit: Collin Co. District Attorney's Office)

Granbury Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Killing His Mom

A North Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his mother and draining her bank account.

10/14/2013

Anthony Devern Session (credit: Fort Worth County Jail)

Rapist Receives Multiple Life Sentences In Tarrant County

A Tarrant County judge sentenced a convicted felon to multiple life sentences on Friday for sexually abusing his teenage stepdaughter and raping and shooting his next door neighbor, who miraculously survived.

09/27/2013

(credit: Fort Worth Police Department)

Jury Gives Armed Robber Nine Life Sentences

A 20-year-old Fort Worth man received nine life sentences on for committing multiple armed robberies during a two-week period in 2011.

05/09/2013

(credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Texan Gets Life Term For Slaying Of Pregnant Girlfriend

A Dallas-area man has been sentenced to life in prison for the fatal shooting of his pregnant girlfriend and the death of their unborn child.

03/29/2013

(credit: Collin County District Attorney's Office)

Colin County Child Rapist Receives Five Life Sentences

Convicted child rapist Julian Gutierrez, 26, received to five life sentences for his repeated rape of his five-year-old stepdaughter.

01/11/2013

Melvin Allen, 57, convicted of fondling his 6-year-old granddaughter is sentenced to life in prison.
(credit: Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center)

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Fondling Granddaughter

A repeat sex offender will spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing his own granddaughter. Prosecutors say Melvin Allen, 57, fondled the 6-year-old girl at her Arlington home during a weekend visit in September 2010.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2012

Joe Nathan Haywood III (credit: Tarrant County District Attorney Office)

Man Who Shot Fort Worth Police Officer Sentenced

Joe Nathan Haywood III was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for the July 2011 shooting of a Fort Worth Police officer.

08/01/2012

An inmate waits for the bars to a dorm at a minimum-security facility in Texas to be opened. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

20-Year-Old Gets Life For Robbery Slaying

A 20-year-old Fort Worth man has received an automatic life sentence without parole for the robbery and fatal shooting of a teenager in 2010.

04/28/2012