Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor — including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.
An HIV-positive Dallas man has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl who became infected with the virus.
The state’s highest appeals court has upheld the conviction of a Dallas street gang member sent to death row for the fatal shootings of two brothers during a March 2009 home robbery.
A Dallas district court judge has imposed a series of probationary requirements against a 20-year-old man convicted of raping a schoolmate.
A 23-year-old Arlington man is heading to prison for a drunk driving wreck that killed one friend and severely injured another in 2012.
Attorneys for Josh Brent won the sympathy of the jury, which sentenced the former Dallas Cowboy to just ten years probation.
Connor McCreight’s ankle monitor is a daily reminder of his past. He is still serving punishment for a crime committed when he was just 14-year-old. He says compared to admitted drunk driver Ethan Couch his sentence from the same judge was harsh.
Critics of mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent offenders say it leads to overcrowding in prisons, including here in North Texas.
19 year-old Pablo Garcia was sentenced to 45 years in prison Tuesday for his role in an attack on a man and the robbery of at least 20 at a Halloween party in Pantego last year.
A May-December romance that ended in murder has earned a Fort Worth woman a ten-year prison stretch.
Adolfo Chavez reached a deal with Denton County prosecutors and then pleaded guilty to one count of kidnapping.