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Convicted Drug Dealer, Busted By Arlington Police, Gets 99 Years

A convicted drug dealer has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for selling less than an ounce of cocaine to a North Texas law enforcement officer.

10/30/2014

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Supreme Court Denies Appeal Ahead Of Execution

The U.S. Supreme Court denied the last-chance appeal of a former gang member scheduled for execution Tuesday evening after his defense attorneys argued that the man, who was convicted of killing three rivals 14 years ago in San Antonio, is mentally impaired.

10/28/2014

Luis Erasmo Torres (mugshot via Forth Worth Police Dept.)

Marine Reservist Sentenced To 45 Years For Fatally Stabbing Teen Girlfriend

North Texas prosecutors say a 20-year-old man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally stabbing his teenage girlfriend after she told him she no longer wanted to date him.

10/17/2014

Gregory Bogomol

Former Denton HS Teacher Pleads Guilty In Child Porn Case

A former North Texas high school journalism teacher faces up to 60 years in federal prison for soliciting teens for child pornography.

10/15/2014

Courtesy: Montgomery County District Attorney

Texas Woman, 85, Sentenced For DA Murder Plot

An 85-year-old Willis woman likely will be spending the rest of her life in prison for trying to hire a hit man.

CBS 11–10/11/2014

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Mother Whips Children; Sentenced To Prison

An East Texas woman who beat her children with a computer cord has been sentenced to prison.

10/03/2014

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El Paso Man Gets 50 Years For Killing Wife

Man sentenced for strangling wife in an argument.

CBS 11–09/27/2014

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Houston-Area Office Manager Gets Prison For Theft

The former manager of a Houston-area plastics is sentenced to more than three years in prison.

CBS 11–09/27/2014

Mug Shot: Neola Louise Robinson (credit: Tarrant County Jail)

Woman Sentenced To 18 Years For Killing, Burying Hubby In Front Yard

A 63-year-old Pelican Bay woman who strangled her husband and buried him in their front yard was sentenced to 18 years in prison.

09/15/2014

In this handout image provided by the Cascade County Sheriff's Office, former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf is seen in a police booking photo April 2, 2012 in Great Falls, Montana.  Leaf was arrested on charges of burglary, theft and criminal possession of dangerous drugs.  (Photo by Cascade County Sheriff?s Office via Getty Images)

Ex-NFL QB Ryan Leaf Sentenced To 5 Years

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation.

09/09/2014

Leonard Allen Hennard (mug shot via Ellis Co D.A. Office)

Domestic Abuse Suspect On The Run From Ellis County Officials

Police are looking for an Ellis County man who has been sentenced to 20-years in prison for domestic abuse.

08/29/2014

(credit: Tarrant County Prosecutor's Office)

Husband Sentenced To 7 Years For Fatally Shooting Wife

A judge has sentenced a 51-year-old man to seven years in prison for the fatal shooting of his wife.

08/08/2014

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