Attorney Says Texas Police Officer Who Shot Pamela Turner Knew She Was Mentally IllA lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Baytown police officer says the officer lived in the same apartment complex as the woman.
Dallas Case Has Appeals Court Looking At Mental Capacity & The Death PenaltyThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled that a Dallas County judge has the right to hold a hearing to figure out whether an accused murderer has the mental capacity to face the death penalty.
Man Convicted For Killing Texas Police Informant Set To DieA Texas death row inmate scheduled to die later Tuesday for the killing of a police informant 20 years ago is hoping the U.S. Supreme Court agrees with his attorneys that he's too mentally impaired to qualify for execution.
Wildfires Bring Renewed Concern For Physically DisabledThe rapidly moving wildfires burning across Texas prove just how quickly entire neighborhoods have to evacuate. But for the intellectually or physically disabled, it's not easy.