Texas Appeals Court Commutes Death Sentence Of Convicted Killer Bobby James MooreBobby James Moore was sentenced to death for the 1980 shotgun slaying of 72-year-old Houston supermarket clerk James McCarble.
Former Adult Day Care Driver Sentenced To 40 Years For Sexually Assaulting Mentally Disabled Client In North TexasJurors convicted Edgar Lane Sharp, Jr. who worked for C3 Christian Academy in Grand Prairie and picked up and drove home clients.
No Execution For Texas Inmate; Supreme Court Rules He Is DisabledThe Supreme Court is ending a long legal fight by ruling that a Texas death row inmate is intellectually disabled and thus may not be executed.
Rule On Guns And Mentally Ill People Faces A GOP RollbackIn a sign of the new climate taking hold on gun issues under a Trump administration with a Republican-led Congress, a rule to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people is on its way to being scrapped.
High Court To Examine Mental Disability, Death Penalty IssueThe U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation's busiest state for capital punishment -- Texas -- is trying to put to death a convicted killer who's intellectually disabled.
Dallas Man Gets 20 Years For Prostitution Of Disabled TeenA Dallas man who lured a mentally disabled female teenager into prostitution has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.
Texas Accused Of Ignoring Mentally-Disabled In Nursing HomesAdvocates for the intellectually-disabled — a condition affecting reasoning and learning — say Texas is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal laws by denying services that could allow more than 4,000 people to live in the community.
200 Fort Worth Neighbors Help Rescue Woman With Mental DisabilitiesA man has been arrested on charges of aggravated sexual assault and kidnapping in connection with her disappearance.
North Texas Mom Accused Of Abusing Her Disabled SonNorth Texas mother Gina Delynn Murasky and three other adults have been indicted by a Parker County grand jury for allegedly injuring the woman’s special needs son.
Changes Coming To Amber Alert System In SeptemberIt was named after an Arlington girl who was kidnapped and killed ten years ago, and now changes are coming to the Amber Alert, as a result of another local case.