Officials: Texas Sheriff's Captain Mowing Instead Of WorkingA South Texas sheriff's captain has lost his job after authorities found he falsified his time sheet by indicating he was working when he was actually mowing the fields at a county airport and then selling the bales of hay.
Barefoot Inmate Jumps Out Of Van, Flees From OfficialsAn inmate who was being transferred from Garland Jail in route to Dallas County jumped out of the van and fled.
Texas Death Row Inmates Push For Forensic Hypnosis BanTwo Texas death row inmates are pushing for the state to ban forensic hypnosis in criminal cases.
Dallas Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Child PornographyA 47-year-old man was sentenced to 30 years on child pornography offenses.
7 Dead After S.C. Inmates Fight Over Money, TerritoryInmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for more than seven hours over territory and money, leaving seven of them dead in the worst U.S. prison riot in a quarter-century.
60 Years In Prison For Man Trying To Sell 4-Year-Old For SexA father advertised on Craigslist and exchanged emails with undercover Houston police officers offering his daughter "younger than 10" whom he would drug before the encounter.
Police: Sunday School Teacher Arrested For Sexually Abusing ChildInvestigators arrested a Sunday school teacher and volunteer at Parkside Baptist Church in Mesquite for sexually abusing a child.
Men Get Prison After Dragging Kitten Behind Jeep, Posting Video OnlineKyle Williams, 18, and 19-year-old Jordan Hall were both found guilty of Animal Cruelty after the duo dragged a kitten behind their moving Jeep last year.
Texas Man Sentenced For Hate-Crime Assaults On Gay MenA north Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for hate-crime assaults on gay men.
Settlement Reached In Lawsuit Over Sweltering Texas PrisonA tentative settlement agreement has been reached in a civil rights lawsuit in which attorneys for inmates at a Southeast Texas prison said sweltering summer heat was endangering the inmates' health.
Judge: Victim's Father Won't Be Charged With Attacking Nassar In CourtVictim's father tries to attack disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar in Michigan courtroom, tackled by bailiffs.
Federal Judge Knocks Down Florida's Voting Ban For Ex-FelonsA federal judge has ruled that Florida's current ban on former felons voting is unconstitutional and needs to be changed as soon as possible.