Wise County District Attorney Drops Murder Charge Due To DNA EvidenceAfter making an arrest last September in the murder of a North Texas woman last July, investigators now realize they don't have the key piece of evidence they needed.
Dallas Investigators Use Same Genetic Forensic Genealogy That Nabbed 'Golden State Killer' To Catch Suspected Serial RapistAdvancements in technology and DNA evidence helped Dallas police finally catch suspected serial rapist, David Thomas Hawkins.
Suspected Serial Rapist David Thomas Hawkins Arrested, Returned To Dallas 35 Years After Alleged CrimesAuthorities believe DNA evidence links Hawkins to three other aggravated sexual assaults in Dallas and two in Shreveport, Louisiana between 1980 and 1985.
Houston Area Man Re-Arrested For Allegedly Stabbing 11-Year-Old Boy To DeathAndre Timothy Jackson, Jr., a Marine Corps veteran, was arrested during a traffic stop in Baytown, a Houston suburb.
Trial Or Deal? Some Driven To Plead Guilty, Later ExoneratedMore than 300 of the more than 1,900 people who have been exonerated in the U.S. since 1989 pleaded guilty. Last year, 68 out of 157 exonerations were cases in which the defendant pleaded guilty.
Jury Sees Arochi Camaro In PersonTearful testimony and a trip outside the courtroom made for dramatic moments in the Enrique Arochi trial Friday.
Texas Man Charged In 7 Sex Assault Cases, Suspect In 8 MoreAuthorities say a Houston man facing charges in seven sexual assault cases is also the prime suspect in eight other cases dating back to 2012.
Texas Man Extradited In Strangling Death Of New Jersey WomanA Texas man has been extradited to New Jersey to face charges in the strangling death of his girlfriend in southern New Jersey nearly six years ago.
DNA Helps Dallas Police Make Arrest In 2007 Murder Cold CaseAfter more than eight years Dallas police have arrested the person they say is responsible for beating Eliazar Flores to death. According to investigators, it was DNA that lead them to JoJo Wilson.
New DNA Standards Could Lead To Thousands Of Texas RetrialsThousands of old Texas cases could go to trial a second time now that crime labs nationwide have changed the way they analyze DNA evidence.
Ruby Cole Session, Fierce Criminal Justice Reformer, DiesRuby Cole Session, who championed the cause of the wrongfully convicted in Texas after her son was sent to prison for a rape he didn't commit, has died. She was 77.
Man Returned To Dallas From Mexico To Face Rape ChargesA Mexican man has been returned to Dallas after a years-long investigation to face charges that he raped two girls. Police say Jose Adan Rico was linked to two crime scenes with DNA evidence.
Cornyn Pushes Bill To Eliminate Rape Kit BacklogA Fort Worth science center may play a major role in reducing the huge backlog of untested rape kits… that is if legislation introduced by a Texas senator is approved.
DNA Links Former Garland Resident To 1980 MurderInvestigators say DNA evidence in a 1980 Central Texas killing led them to a former Garland resident. The Williamson County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced the arrest of 53-year-old Steven Alan Thomas.