Police: Suspect Used Alligator To Threaten Kidnapped ManA relative told police she received a photograph of her nephew face down in a bathtub, the open-mouthed alligator on top of him.
North Texas Probation Officer Who Extorted Immigrants SentencedProsecutors say a probation officer in North Texas who extorted cash from Spanish-speaking immigrants after threatening deportation is headed to federal prison.
Ex-State Dept. Worker To Be Sentenced For 'Sextortion' SchemeSitting at a desk in the American embassy in London, a former U.S. State Department employee used his government-issued computer to prey on vulnerable young women and manipulate them into sharing nude photos.
DPD Receives $400K Grant; Cracks Down On CounterfeitersThe Dallas Police Department is joining an international effort to crack down on counterfeiters and the crimes they’re connected to.
Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse ClaimsKesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.
North Texan & Ex-Detroit Mayor Sentenced To 28 Years In PrisonFormer Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption.
Hill To Appeal Dallas Corruption ConvictionIt was the biggest corruption case in Dallas history, and former Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill is getting another chance to prove his innocence.
Man Faces Sentencing For Extorting RG3A former Baylor basketball player faces up to three years in prison at sentencing for attempting to extort $1 million from Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Man Pleads Guilty To Extorting RG3Prosecutors say Hurd contacted one of Griffin's agents in June with a demand of $1 million in order not to release information damaging to the reputation of Griffin.
Former Melissa Mayor Charged With ExtortionThe former mayor of a North Texas city has been indicted in connection with a bribery scheme. David E. Dorman was previously the mayor of Melissa, located in Collin County.
Former Baylor Basketball Player Arrested In RG3 Extortion PlotFormer Baylor basketball player Richard Hurd has been arrested and charged with the attempted extortion of Robert Griffin III.
Extortion Reports Among Locked Up Texas YouthA state ombudsman tells lawmakers that students at a youth lockup in Texas are coercing and extorting each other for cigarettes, drugs and money.