Officer Shot

Mugshots of wanted armed convicts, who escaped from Connally Unit Prison, December 13, 2000. The convicts are top row L-R; Joseph C. Garcia, Randy Ethan Halprin, Larry Jame Harper and Patrick Henry Murphy, Jr. Bottom row, L-R; Donald Keith Newbury, George Rivas and Michael Anthony Rodriguez. (credit: Texas Department of Corrections/Newsmakers)

“Texas 7″ Gang Member Wins Execution Reprieve

One of the infamous “Texas 7″ fugitive gang has won a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court one week before his scheduled execution.


Photo Credit: Chuck Schechner

Fort Worth Police Officer Shot Thursday Afternoon

A Fort Worth Police Officer has been shot during an afternoon altercation with a suspect, police say.


A photo of Dallas Police Senior Corporal Norm Smith and his wife Regina. (credit: Dallas Police Deptartment)

Accused Dallas Cop Killer Says Officer Never Identified Himself

Both sides rested Thursday after a dramatic last day of testimony in the capital murder trial of Charles Payne.