Dallas Doctor Sentenced To 35 Years For $375M Medical FraudA 60-year-old Dallas-area doctor has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for helping defraud Medicare and Medicaid out of almost $375 million.
Judge OKs Texas' Plan To Move Inmates From Hot PrisonThe judge ordered that inmates with certain health conditions or who are at least 65 years old be transferred or housed elsewhere in the prison where temperatures don't exceed 88 degrees.
Arkansas Inmates Snatch Keys, Take Control Of Part Of PrisonInmates at a maximum security prison are holding correctional officers captive in an area where the prisoners now control the keys and the doors.
Texas May Move 'Heat-Sensitive' Inmates To Cooler PrisonsThe judge said those inmates needed to reside where temperatures are no higher than 88 degrees.
Judge Orders Texas To Lower Temperature In Sweltering PrisonTexas Department of Criminal Justice officials contended they provide showers, fans and ice water.
Ex-Con Charged With Capital Murder After Break-InJames Floyd Jr., 50, was arrested when police say he broke into the elderly couple's home last month, took their credit cards, beat and then shot them, and finally stole their car.
10 Affiliated With Prison Gang Arrested In 3 Texas Cities Federal prosecutors say 10 people affiliated with a Texas-based Latino prison gang have been arrested in a coordinated series of roundups in the Corpus Christi, Houston and San Antonio areas.
Report Finds U.S. Exonerations Rose Again In 2016The number of people exonerated in the U.S. rose again in 2016, with more than half of them involved in cases in which it was later determined no crime occurred, according to a report released Tuesday.
Hit Man In San Antonio Murder-For-Hire Slaying Set To DieA hitman hired to kill a woman in an insurance scam, is scheduled for lethal injection tomorrow.
Felons Cook Up Legit Business With ‘Cornbread Hustle’A post prison job placement firm called Cornbread Hustle teaches parolees how to become entrepreneurs.
Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Kill HousekeeperCourt records show a man has pleaded guilty to conspiring to kill a housekeeper who was found fatally stabbed inside a Colleyville home where she worked.
Child Molester Pleads Guilty, Gets 30 Years In PrisonBryan Wayne Stewart, 36, of Red Oak, was sentenced to 30 years in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty to continuous sexual abuse of a child.