Texas A&M Grad Stephen Cox Named New US Attorney For Eastern District Of Texas 1 Day After Abrupt ResignationU.S. Attorney General William Barr announced the appointment of Stephen J. Cox as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, effective June 1.
US Attorney For Eastern District Of Texas Joseph Brown Abruptly ResignsThe statement does not give a reason for the lead prosecutor's departure except to say he will be “pursuing opportunities in the private and public sectors.”
Feds Will Not Pursue Another John Wiley Price TrialA jury found Price not guilt of bribery and mail fraud.
Political Experts Weigh In On Trump-Russia Investigation"This has been 117 days like we've never seen," said Dr. Jeffrey Engel, the Director of the Center for Presidential History at SMU.
Former US Attorney: Verdicts In Price Trial 'A Stunning Loss'Matt Orwig, the former U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Texas, said Friday's verdicts acquitting Price on seven of the 11 counts, including bribery, certainly stung the government.
US Attorney Bharara Says He Was Fired After Not ResigningAn outspoken Manhattan federal prosecutor known for crusading against public corruption says he was fired after refusing to resign.
Drug Case Nets 54 Associated With White Supremacist GroupsA previous phase of the investigation in 2014 led to the arrests of 37 members and associates of white supremacist groups on similar drug charges.
Feds, Defense Turn To DNA In Kansas Identity Theft Case A federal judge has postponed the Kansas trial of a man charged with assuming the identity of a dead Texas boy.
Convenience Store Owner, Manager Sentenced In Food Stamp Fraud SchemeTwo North Texas men have been sentenced for their roles in a massive food stamp fraud scheme.
Ex-Police Chief Admits Misusing Crime Data SystemA former East Texas police chief has pleaded guilty to abusing access to a crime database at the request of a drug trafficking suspect.
Man Sentenced To 78 Months For Possessing Child PornographyKenneth David Greer, 42, of North Richland Hills, Texas, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John McBryde to 78 months in federal prison following his guilty plea in March 2013 to one count of possession of child pornography.
Plano Illegal Gambling Bust Is Good News & Big $$ For CityIt was a bust 12 years in the making. Authorities in Plano have taken down a major illegal gambling operation worth billions of dollars. That’s good news for the city in more ways than one.
Texas Man Linked To Anonymous Faces More ChargesA Texas man who has described himself as a spokesman for the hacker-activist group Anonymous faces new charges over data stolen from the private intelligence firm Stratfor last Christmas.
Dallas "Anonymous Hacktivist" Believed To Be In CustodyA Dallas man is believed to be in federal custody after allegedly threatening an FBI agent on the internet. That person, Barrett Brown is also a sometime spokesman for the “hacktivist” group called “Anonymous.”
US Attorney: 30 Charged In Alleged Texas-Based Meth NetworkThirty people have been indicted in what federal prosecutors say is a Texas-based scheme to distribute Mexican-produced methamphetamine. U.S. Attorney John Malcolm Bales announced the indictment Friday in Plano.