Wesley Mathews Appealing Life Sentence In Death Of Daughter, Wants New TrialBefore the trial last month, Mathews, 39, of Richardson, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of injury to a child by omission in the death of his adopted daughter.
Texas Workforce Commission Finds 'No Evidence' Fired Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald Was Guilty Of MisconductThe Texas Work Force Commission announced its decision that “[t]here was no evidence” that former Fort Worth Police Chief Joel F. Fitzgerald “was guilty of work connected misconduct.”
Texas Officer Accused Of Giving Homeless Man Dog Poop 'Sandwich' Wins AppealA Texas police officer fired amid allegations he tried to give a homeless man a sandwich filled with dog feces has won his appeal.
Appeals Court Rules Against Trump On DACA Immigrant PolicyAn appeals court ruled Thursday that President Donald Trump cannot immediately end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation.
Justice Department Appealing AT&T, Time Warner MergerA federal judge ruled the merger was legal one month ago and imposed no conditions on the union.
Jodi Arias Loses Bid To Bar Public From Seeing Her AppealThe latest ruling says Arias didn't show that releasing the document would lead to a specific harm.
Jodi Arias Gets More Time To File Appeal In Murder CaseThe Arizona Court of Appeals has given Jodi Arias's lawyers more time to file the appeal of her murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend.
Texas Court Rejects Appeal By Actress Who Sent Ricin To ObamaShannon Richardson, 40, had appealed her sentence on the grounds of ineffective counsel.
Spared Ex-Texas Death Row Inmate Loses Supreme Court AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from spared former Texas death row inmate Thomas "Bart" Whitaker that questioned whether the state's use of a compounded version of the powerful sedative pentobarbital for executions would cause unconstitutional pain.
Appeals By 45 Russian Athletes Against Olympic Bans RejectedRussia's desperate attempt to get 45 banned athletes — including several medal favorites — into the Pyeongchang Olympics failed just hours before Friday's opening ceremony.
Court Rejects Appeal From British Woman On Texas Death RowA British woman on death row in Texas has lost an appeal for her capital murder conviction in 2002. Attorneys for Linda Carty argued prosecutors coerced witnesses and hid information.