State Defends Early Release Of Child KillerThe Texas state parole board on Tuesday defended its early release of a convicted child killer who was arrested last weekend on a sexual assault charge.
Video: Texas Officer Says Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'Patrol car video publicly released Thursday shows a white Austin, Texas, police officer violently throwing a black woman to the ground during a traffic stop.
Jury Convicts Texas Child Molester, Gives 25 Year SentenceA McKinney man will spend more than two decades in prison after being found guilty of molesting a little boy.
Police Arrest Motivational Speaker For Alleged Sexual Assault Of TeenPolice arrested Romeal Dorasay Johnson, 30, for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old female.
FBI, U.S. Marshals And Secret Service Investigate Journalist's MurderThe FBI, U.S. Marshals and the Secret Service were brought in to help solve the murder of a freelance journalist in Garland.
Judge: Texas Prison's Water Violates 'Standards Of Decency'A group of prisoners alleging they have to drink arsenic-laden water to stay cool inside their hot Texas lockup won a legal victory Tuesday in an ongoing lawsuit after a federal judge ordered the Texas prison system to provide safe drinking water that doesn't violate "contemporary standards of decency."
Texan Receives 55 Years For Killing Girlfriend, Wounding SonA West Texas man must serve 55 years in prison for the 2014 fatal shooting of his girlfriend and the wounding of their newborn son in her arms.
Texas Floodwaters Recede, Inmates Bused Back To UnitsAbout 2,400 inmates evacuated last month from Texas prisons near the rain-swollen Brazos River are being returned to their previous lockups.
Texas Man Charged In 7 Sex Assault Cases, Suspect In 8 MoreAuthorities say a Houston man facing charges in seven sexual assault cases is also the prime suspect in eight other cases dating back to 2012.
Obama Cuts Prison Sentences For 42 Drug OffendersPresident Barack Obama has shortened the sentences of 42 people serving time for drug-related offenses, continuing a push for clemency that has ramped up in the final year of his administration.
Judge: Firm Tied To Polygamous Group Used Child LaborNearly 200 children from a polygamous sect whose leader, Warren Jeffs is serving a life sentence in Texas, had to work long hours in the cold.
Dallas Man Sentenced For Taking Teen To Louisiana For ProstitutionA 27-year-old Texas man faces nearly 15 years in prison for bringing a 14-year-old Dallas girl to northwest Louisiana for prostitution, federal prosecutors say.