Texas Death Row Inmate's Last Words Draw Ire From LawmakerA Texas lawmaker said Monday the state should now stop publicly reading the final statements of those who are executed.
Texan Who Orchestrated Dragging Death Of Black Man 21 Years Ago ExecutedJohn William King kept his eyes closed as witnesses arrived in the death chamber and never turned his head toward relatives of his victim. Asked by Warden Bill Lewis if he had a final statement, King replied: "No."
White Supremacist To Be Executed For East Texas Dragging Death Of Black ManIt's been nearly 21 years since John William King was convicted of leading a group of white men who chained James Byrd Jr. to the back of a pickup and dragged him for miles. Tonight he's set to die.
Police Affidavit: Man Was Offered $200 To Beat Transgender Woman In DallasInvestigators in Dallas say a man was offered $200 to beat a transgender woman in an attack that was caught-on-tape.
Police Investigating Whether Man Who Beat Transgender Woman Was Paid For AttackPolice are investigating whether a man in custody for assaulting a transgender woman in Dallas was paid to carry out the assault.
Protesters Gather In Deep Ellum Over Charges For Man Who Viciously Assaulted WomanHundreds gathered in Deep Ellum to protest the charges that were given to a bartender who was caught on camera brutally attacking a woman in a parking lot on Thursday.
Civil Rights Activists Threaten 'Shutdown' Of Deep Ellum Over Assault CaseMore fallout Friday from the video of a white male bartender in Deep Ellum beating a black woman on the street.
Police To Investigate Alleged Assault On Muslim Woman At Reunion Tower As Hate CrimeJenan Ayesh says the woman struck her twice, pulled the hijab from her head and yanked her hair before taking off.
Texas Dragging Death Killer 1 Step Closer To ExecutionA prisoner on Texas death row for dragging a black man to death behind a pickup truck more than two decades ago is one step closer to execution after the U.S. Supreme Court turned down his appeal.
DFW Community, Texas Political Figures React To Deadly Mass Shooting At Pittsburgh SynagogueProminent political figures in Texas and local religious communities are reacting to a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh that killed 11 and injured six.
North Texan Gets 1 Year In Prison For Threatening African American Neighbors In His Apartment ComplexGlenn Halfin, 64, pleaded guilty to interfering with housing rights after he repeatedly threatened and intimidated an African American family living in the apartment above him because of their race.
North Texas Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Hate Crime Against African-American FamilyAccording to court documents, Glenn Halfin threatened force, intimidated, and interfered with a family because of their race and occupancy of an apartment that was located directly above his own apartment.
Arrested For Stalking Grapevine Man Now Facing Federal ChargesA white man arrested for stalking an African-American family last year in Grapevine is now facing not only state but federal charges too.
North Texans Rally Around Couple Targeted For Being GayHundreds of North Texans are rallying around a McKinney resident who said he was the victim of a hate crime in his own neighborhood.
Family Honors Man Dragged To Death In Jasper, Texas 20 Years LaterRelatives have dedicated a bench to honor a black man who was chained to a pickup truck and dragged to his death in East Texas 20 years ago.