The first criminal trial produced by the Justice Department’s sweeping probe of BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ended Wednesday with a jury convicting a drilling engineer of trying to obstruct investigators by deleting text messages from his cellular phone.
A Central Texas jury has found a Fort Hood soldier guilty of interfering with a police officer after his arrest while carrying an assault-style rifle in public.
Singer Patti LaBelle’s bodyguard has been acquitted misdemeanor assault in a confrontation with a drunken West Point cadet at a Houston airport terminal.
The son of singer Patti LaBelle told a Texas jury that he was hit in the face by a man at a an airport terminal after the man shouted racial slurs at his mom. His testimony came one day after LaBelle testified in the trial of her bodyguard Efrem Holmes.
Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent’s intoxication manslaughter trial was postponed until January 2014.
A trial has begun in Central Texas that’s drawn the attention of gun-rights advocates who question why a police officer confronted a man legally carrying a semi-automatic rifle as he hiked with his son.
A government lawyer told jurors that billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had an unfair and illegal advantage over other investors when he dumped $7.9 million in shares of an Internet company and then lied about why he sold.
A 49-year-old ex-con who was involved in multiple shootings in his life was sentenced to 40 years in prison for fatally shooting a friend outside a Fort Worth apartment complex last year.
Seven women and three men were picked Monday to decide the government’s lawsuit charging billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban with insider trading.
The U.S. government wants to wait until March for a trial on its lawsuit aimed at blocking the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
The military trial of the man accused of the 2009 shootings at Fort Hood will start Tuesday after no objections were raised during a final pretrial hearing.
Prosecutors have to be careful about what they say about now-former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent. The judge who will preside over Brent’s Intoxication Manslaughter trial told attorneys the case is receiving excessive publicity.