Federal Prisons Will Confine Inmates To Cells For 14 DaysThe Bureau of Prisons will begin confining federal inmates, at the more than one dozen Texas locations and across the country, to their cells for 14 days in an attempt to prevent coronavirus exposure.
Man Gets 5 1/2 Years For Lying To FBI In Probe Of Texas AttackA witness in the investigation of a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison for lying to FBI agents and tampering with a witness.
Dallas Lawyer Gets 5 Years In Louisiana Prison For Beating Woman After DateA Texas attorney has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to five years in a Louisiana prison for breaking his girlfriend's eye socket and knocking out a tooth.
Fort Worth Prisoner Granted Clemency Got Support From Former Inmate Alice JohnsonCrystal Munoz spent the last 12 years in prison after being convicted on marijuana charges, but she found an effective advocate in another former federal prisoner whose sentence Trump commuted.
Child Pornographer In Possession Of 90,000 Images Of Sexual Abuse, Exploitation Gets 25 Years After reviewing graphic images found on Robert Kessler's computer, law enforcement identified 6,200 known victims listed on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children database.
Trinity Trails Attacker Gets Sentenced To 50 Years In PrisonJustin Lacey Ray, 23, was sentenced to 50 years for the September 2017 attack on a female jogger on the Trinity Trails, and 20 years for another attack two weeks prior. He will serve them concurrently.
Federal Inmates Guilty Of Escape From Beaumont Prison, Caught With Cell Phones And WhiskyJulian Villa-Gomez Lemus, 34, a Mexican national, and Robert Lloyd Young, 45, of Bruceville, Texas, each pleaded guilty to escaping from federal custody.
Authorities Begin Exoneration Process For Texas Man After DNA Leads To New ArrestAuthorities say they will begin the process to exonerate a Houston man who was convicted in a 2010 fatal stabbing that investigators now believe was committed by someone else.
Federal Prisoner Locked Up On Terror Charges Convicted For 2nd TimeProsecutors say a man imprisoned in Texas for terrorism has been convicted of trying to recruit fellow prisoners to join the Islamic State group and plan attacks in the United States.
Texas Mom Sent To Prison For Helping Son Escape From JailA San Antonio mother has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for helping her son and two other inmates escape from a county jail last year.
Transgender Women Fight Texas Law That Restricts Inmates From Changing NameThree transgender women have filed a lawsuit challenging a Texas law that bars federal prison inmates from legally changing their names while in custody and within two years after serving their sentence.
Texas Man Cleared After Serving 3 Years For Day Care AssaultA Texas judge has exonerated a former high school football player who served three years in prison after being accused of sexually assaulting a young boy at a day care when he was 18-years-old.
New Judge Assigned To Rodney Reed’s Execution CaseA new judge has been assigned to death row inmate Rodney Reed’s case a week after Texas’ highest criminal court canceled his execution scheduled earlier this month.
80 Years In Prison For Red Oak Man Who Repeatedly Sexually Assaulted GirlHe was found guilty on four counts of sexual assault of a child. Now a Red Oak man will spend more than half a century behind bars.
North Texas Soldier Pardoned After Serving 6 Years In Prison For 2nd-Degree MurderArmy First Lieutenant Clint Lorance arrived back home in Hunt County this weekend after President Trump pardoned his prison sentence for actions made as a combat leader in 2013.