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Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Reduce Penalties For Marijuana Possession

State Rep. Joe Moody has introduced a bill that would reduce penalties for marijuana possession in Texas.

12/15/2014

Maria Panagopoulos saved her son from a child abuser. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Mother’s Intuition Screamed ‘Predator’ After Run-In With Child Abuser

A mother’s intuition was right on the money about accused child molester Randy Wesson nearly three years ago when she met him.

11/21/2014

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Texas Prisons To Alter Rules On Inmates Who Marry

Texas prison officials are revising a policy that would allow inmates to be married inside a prison to someone who isn’t incarcerated.

11/18/2014

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Las Colinas Country Club Worker Gets Prison Over Taxes

A former accounting manager for a Las Colinas country club is sentenced two years in prison

CBS 11–11/01/2014

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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

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