Five inmates at an East Texas jail have been hospitalized after smoking a synthetic marijuana cigarette that was smuggled into the lockup.
A North Texas man confessed to being the serial rapist who terrorized the Lake Highlands area last year. Today Cesar Benitez learned his fate. A judge sentenced Benitez to 85 years in prison.
Federal prosecutors say a Dallas man found with more than 2,500 images and videos of child pornography has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
A convicted felon from Dallas has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a deadly drug smuggling and weapons case.
A former East Texas police chief has pleaded guilty to abusing access to a crime database at the request of a drug trafficking suspect.
At a park in Mineral Wells, Peggy and Robert Crutsinger say they’re healing slowly alongside their two young sons. Both boys were molested by a close family friend.
Sculptor Eddie Dixon is creating a bronze sculpture of a man wrongfully convicted of rape and sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on Thursday called on a state Senate committee to study sentences for intoxication manslaughter cases after a teenager received probation for a wreck that killed four people.
A federal inmate has been found guilty of trying to hire someone to kill a North Texas federal judge.
A Dallas jury has handed down a 40-year prison sentence to a man who admitted to killing his mistress after finding out she was HIV positive.
A 54-year-old parolee was sentenced to 70 years in prison for robbing two Fort Worth businesses – a phone store and a pharmacy – on separate occasions earlier this year.
A decision by Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez to allow Muslim inmates in the Dallas County Jail to receive special meals during Ramadan has sparked controversy.