Thousands Of Drug Inmates Approved For Early Prison ReleaseDrug criminals once described by prosecutors as unrepentant repeat offenders are among those poised to benefit from new sentencing guidelines that are shrinking punishments for thousands of federal prisoners.
Texas House Panel Votes To Raise Juvenile Criminal Age To 18A proposal to change the state's definition of who is considered an adult in the criminal justice system is on its way to the Texas House.
Weapons Displayed During Punishment Phase Of Kaufman Co. TrialProsecutors displayed 64 weapons and ammunition seized from Eric Williams' storage unit after three murders in Kaufman County.
Officer's Heartfelt Words For Teen Who Shot HimBefore the teen who pled guilty to murdering a 6-year-old Saginaw girl left to begin his prison sentence, he listened to statements from the girl's parents, and the Arlington police officer he shot.
Convicted Murderer Hasan Provides No Defense During Fort Hood SentencingThe Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood decided not to call witnesses or testify Tuesday during his trial's penalty phase, which is his last chance to plead for his life before the jury begins deliberating whether to sentence him to death.
Emotional Testimony In Day One Of Fort Hood SentencingDay one of the sentencing phase for convicted Fort Hood murderer, Nidal Hasan, proved to be the most emotional and gut-wrenching day of the three-week court martial.
Jury Sentences Drug Dealer To 68 YearsAn Ellis County jury sentenced Ryan Keith Mason, 41, of Italy, to 68 years in prison Friday after he was convicted of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.
Jury Finds Dallas Man Guilty Of Murdering SonsIt took less than 10 minutes for a Dallas County jury to find a North Texas father guilty of Capital Murder for drowning his two sons.
North Texas Robber Who Fled Before Verdict SurrendersShe bolted from court before her guilty verdict, now a North Texas woman is back behind bars.
Sentencing Jury For Convicted Pastor Killer In RecessThe jury that will decide how severely convicted murderer Steven Nelson will be punished has gone into recess for the weekend.
Mother Who Glued Daughter's Hands To Wall TestifiesA Dallas mother who admitted to beating her toddler and gluing the child's hands to a wall says her daughter "didn't deserve that."
Jury Deciding Fate Of Teen Guilty Of Murdering Fort Worth StudentTestimony in the punishment phase of the case of an 18-year-old, who pled guilty to Murder in the shooting and killing of a Fort Worth high school student, has ended. A jury will now decide punishment for Broderick Patterson.