Texas Court Grants Appeal After 35 Years Without ConvictionA Texas district court of appeals panel says an inmate imprisoned for more than 35 years after his murder conviction was overturned should go free.
Disabled Hit-And-Run Victim Faces Double Leg AmputationJoey Salas is popular around Oak Cliff, not only as an advocate for the disabled but also for his involvement with the Tejano music scene.
Neighbors Shocked By Piano Teacher's Arrest For Child Sexual AssaultInvestigators say 45-year-old Broderick Arpon sexually assaulted children he taught in his home.
Irving Man Charged In Child Abuse Case That Left 1-Year-Old DeadIrving police have arrested a man after a 1-year-old in his care, died under suspicious circumstances.
Police Seek Man Wanted For New Year's Day HomicideHomicide detectives have identified Rodney Collins Smith, 39, as the suspect in the death of Linda Lee Harris, 44.
Documents: Witness Tampering In Case Of Plot To Kill JudgeAn updated federal indictment accuses the man accused of hatching a plot to assassinate a Texas judge with trying to silence witnesses from his jail cell.
2016 Marks Low Point For Death Sentences Since 1970sOnly five states conducted executions this year, the fewest number of states to do so since 1983. Georgia led the way with nine, followed by Texas with seven.
Obama Pardons 78, Shortens Sentence For 153 OthersThe White House says President Barack Obama has pardoned 78 people and shortened the sentence of 153 others convicted of federal crimes.
Texan Sentenced To Life In Slayings Of 2 FriendsA 23-year-old Central Texas man was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the shooting deaths of two friends at his home while he was on a hallucinogenic drug.
Affluenza Teen's Dad Faces A Jury This WeekFred Couch, the father of so-called ‘affluenza’ teen, Ethan Couch has a jury of his own to face this week.
South Texan Wanted In Wife's Slaying Caught At Border BridgeInvestigators say a South Texas man sought in the fatal shooting of his estranged wife was captured while trying to enter Mexico.
Dallas-Based Journalist, 'Anonymous Hacktivist' Released From Federal PrisonDallas-born investigative journalist Barrett Brown was released from federal prison, earlier than initially scheduled.

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