Authorities in South Texas are seeking a 19-year-old man suspected in the fatal shooting of his parents allegedly after an argument.
Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to her role in a criminal enterprise that orchestrated a killing and distributed methamphetamine in East Texas.
The Texas prison system is paying $750,000 for climate-controlled barns for use in its pig farming program.
An Ellis County jury sentenced Ryan Keith Mason, 41, of Italy, to 68 years in prison Friday after he was convicted of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.
With the U.S. facing massive overcrowding in its prisons, Attorney General Eric Holder is calling for major changes to the nation’s criminal justice system that would scale back the use of harsh sentences for certain drug-related crimes.
At the ripe old age of 8, Paco is already facing retirement.
Former Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling has been resentenced to 14 years as part of a court-ordered reduction that closes one of the country’s most notorious financial scandals.
An advocacy group has sued the Texas prison system blaming 13 inmate deaths since 2007 on hot conditions in units without air conditioning.
A man charged with forcing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution and advertising her services online has pleaded guilty in a North Texas sex trafficking case.
A 20-year-old Fort Worth man received nine life sentences on for committing multiple armed robberies during a two-week period in 2011.
A former Texas parole officer has been sentenced to almost two years in federal prison for taking bribes from a man she supervised and not reporting his alleged financial violations.
A Texas inmate was executed Thursday evening for fatally shooting one of three people he and a partner abducted during a convenience store robbery nearly 11 years ago. Richard Cobb, 29, didn’t deny using a 20-gauge shotgun to kill Kenneth Vandever in an East Texas field where two women also were shot and one was raped. He was convicted of capital murder.