Routh was convicted of capital murder in the 2013 deaths of Kyle and Chad Littlefield after jurors rejected his insanity defense. Prosecutors didn’t seek the death penalty.
A Central Texas man in prison for not registering as a sex offender must serve 80 more years for trying to hire a hit man to kill the judge in his case.
A study by the Texas Civil Rights Project and American Civil Liberties Union is critical of what the organizations contend is overuse of solitary confinement in Texas prisons.
An East Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2012 shooting deaths of his ex-wife and her 11-year-old daughter.
A former North Texas police officer has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of causing a 2011 patrol car wreck that left two cousins and an unborn child dead.
Texas, has opted out of anti-rape prison requirements, arguing that it’s too costly to implement requirements that they say don’t give them the flexibility to administer their facilities the way they see fit.
State Rep. Joe Moody has introduced a bill that would reduce penalties for marijuana possession in Texas.
A mother’s intuition was right on the money about accused child molester Randy Wesson nearly three years ago when she met him.
Texas prison officials are revising a policy that would allow inmates to be married inside a prison to someone who isn’t incarcerated.
A former accounting manager for a Las Colinas country club is sentenced two years in prison
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.
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.