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.
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 North Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his mother and draining her bank account.
A former Marine has been sentenced to 4½ years in federal prison for conning charities out of thousands of dollars to feed his dream of playing on the pro golf tour.
A Dallas man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for kidnapping a woman in an attempt to sexually assault her. Convicted kidnapper Dietrick Johnson, 48, and the victim had a previous relationship.
A judge has sentenced a North Texas man to 50 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend’s mother.
A Tarrant County jury sentenced a 31-year-old man to 89 years in prison for his role in the 2011 robbery and killing of a Fort Worth convenience store owner.
A Plano man received five maximum sentences on Friday for repeatedly molesting his adopted daughter for over 10 years.
A 32-year-old Army veteran has been sentenced to 43 years in prison for the repeated sexual abuse of his two biological daughters.
A woman sentenced to hold a sign beginning with”Only an idiot would…” is an example of the sometimes controversial sentences handed out by judges. Check out other examples from Texas and across the country.
A North Texas man pushed his luck one too many times trying to avoid jury duty. Efforts to avoid doing his civic duty have landed Jose Bocanegra Jr. behind bars.
The North Texas mom who pled guilty to gluing her toddler daughter’s hands to a wall, kicking the child in the stomach and beating her over “potty Training’ issues has been sentenced to 99 years in prison.