8 Candidates Vying To Replace Convicted Texas State SenatorEight candidates are competing in a bipartisan special election to replace Democratic Texas state Sen. Carlos Uresti, who was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
North Texas Luxury Doomsday Resort Files For BankruptcyTrident Lakes, a residential community marketed as a five-star resort built to withstand a nuclear war, on Thursday filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, according to court records.
FBI: Entrepreneur Agreed To Launder Colombian Drug Money Through Texas Residential Development ProjectA hyped luxury North Texas residential community — marketed as a five-star resort built to withstand a nuclear war — is now at the center of an FBI money laundering investigation.
Convicted Texas Democratic State Senator Resigning PostA state senator from San Antonio is resigning, months after being convicted on 11 federal counts of money laundering and wire and securities fraud.
Extradited From Mexico, Cartel Leader Gets Nearly 50 YearsA judge sentenced a former Texas high school football player who rose through a bloody power struggle for control of a Mexican drug cartel to serve nearly 50 years in federal prison.
Backpage.com Founders Face 2020 Trial In Case Over Sex AdsA January 2020 trial has been set for the founders and five employees of the classified advertising site Backpage.com.
Hearing Set For Backpage.com Founders In Case Over Sex AdsA court hearing is scheduled for two founders of the classified advertising site Backpage.com in a case in which they are accused of knowingly running ads for sexual services.
Backpage.com Co-Founder Released From Jail On $1M BondA co-founder of the classified advertising site Backpage.com who has been jailed for the last 10 days on charges of facilitating prostitution was released on a $1 million bond Monday.
Hearing Set For Jailed Backpage Founder In Case Over Sex AdsA hearing is scheduled Monday to determine whether a founder of the advertising site Backpage.com should be released from jail while he awaits trial.
Feds: Backpage.com Made $500M From Prostitution-Related AdsThe owners of the classified advertising site Backpage.com are now facing a federal indictment charging them with ignoring warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution.
Feds: Texas Megachurch Pastor, Accomplice Bilked Investors Out Of $1MA federal grand jury has charged a Texas pastor and a Louisiana financial planner with bilking investors out of more than $1 million.
Texas Senator Stands Trial In Fraud CaseThe federal criminal fraud case against Democratic Sen. Carlos Uresti of San Antonio opened Monday. The nearly dozen charges against Uresti include securities fraud, wire fraud and money laundering.