Inmate Executed In Texas For Corrections Officer's DeathRobert Pruett was given a lethal injection for the December 1999 death of corrections officer Daniel Nagle at a prison southeast of San Antonio.
Texas Man Gets 5 Years In Prison For Threatening Obama, FBI A 21-year-old Central Texas man has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison after admitting that he made threats against President Barack Obama and the FBI.
O.J. Simpson Out Of Prison After 9 Years For Armed RobberyFormer football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel room heist that brought the conviction and prison time he avoided after his 1995 acquittal in the killings of his ex-wife and her friend.
East Texas Teacher Sent To Prison For Sex With StudentsA 39-year-old East Texas kindergarten teacher has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to seven counts of sexual assault with a child and improper relationship with a student for having sex with high school students.
Plan In Motion For OJ Simpson Release As Soon As MondayA Nevada prisons official says a plan is in place for O.J. Simpson to be released on parole as early as Monday from a facility near Las Vegas.
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.