Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks 3 New Anti-Abortion LawsIn a 5-3 ruling on Monday, the court granted a temporary injunction that keeps the laws from taking effect.
Tarrant County Prosecutor Chris Taylor Appointed Judge For Texas' 48th District CourtTaylor, 39, who works in the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's civil division, will replace retiring Judge David Evans.
Operation 'Lucky Charm' Nets 20+ Texas Fugitives With Sex Offender-Related CrimesDuring August and September, a task force in Texas set out to arrest people wanted for sex offender-related crimes. Today the attorney general's office says it was a success.
No Sentence Reduction For Man Convicted In 2015 Prophet Muhammad Cartoon Contest Attack In GarlandAttorneys for Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem, who was resentenced Tuesday, Oct. 19 in response to the dismissal of the charge, had asked for a 7½-year prison term.
Former Texas Nurse Convicted Of Capital Murder In Deaths Of 4 Heart PatientsProsecutors planned to seek the death penalty for William George Davis during the sentencing phase, which is scheduled to start Wednesday.
Ellis County Child Sex Offender Who Violated Probation Rules Sentenced To 2 Consecutive Life TermsA North Texas man, who had been given a form of probation, will now spend the rest of his life in prison for committing child sex offenses and not following the rules that would have allowed him to stay free.
North Texas Tax Consultant Pleads Guilty To $23M COVID-19 Relief FraudSteven Jalloul, 43, was first charged via criminal complaint in September 2020 and indicted later that month.
Former North Texas Resident Sinoj Joseph Indicted For COVID-19 Relief FraudThe Department of Justice in Texas announced Friday that a former Collin County resident is facing federal charges for his alleged involvement in a COVID-19 scheme.
'Remain In Mexico' Policy To Be Reinstated By The US In NovemberBeginning in November the Biden administration said it plans to reinstate a Trump-era border policy to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court.
Texas Judge Bars United Airlines From Putting Unvaccinated Workers On LeaveA federal judge in Texas has extended a ban on United Airlines putting employees on unpaid leave for seeking a medical or religious exemption from getting the COVID vaccine.
Dallas Man Sentenced For Hate Crime After Using Dating App Grindr To Target Gay Men For Violent CrimesDaniel Jenkins, 22, was sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 13, to more than 23 years in federal prison for committing violent crimes against gay users of the dating app Grindr.
North Texan Charged With Threatening COVID-19 Vaccine Advocate In BaltimoreThe U.S. Attorney's Office in Baltimore announced Scott Eli Harris, 51, of Aubrey, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of sending a threat across state lines.
'Frack Master' Christopher Faulkner Of Dallas Sentenced To 15 Years For Bilking Oil And Gas Investors Out Of MillionsA frequent media commentator and self-proclaimed “frack master,” Faulkner, now 44, was arrested in June 2018 at the Los Angeles International Airport.
Assault Charges Dropped Against Lauren Kavanaugh, The Texan Known As The 'Girl In The Closet'She made headlines after surviving years of abuse from her family. Now sexual assault charges have been dropped against the North Texas woman known as the "girl in the closet".
Judge Says Rights Of 'Texas 7' Death Row Inmate Were Violated, He Should Get New TrialHe was among seven escaped Texas inmates who went on a month-long reign of terror that began with the murder of an Irving police officer on Christmas Eve... now a judge says he deserves a new trial.