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Man Set To Die For Houston Murders Wins Reprieve

Garcia White was scheduled to be executed Wednesday for the 1989 fatal stabbings of twin 16-year-old Houston girls; his attorneys argued he may have been mentally impaired because of a lifetime of cocaine use.

01/27/2015

A North Texas woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and was sentenced to 40 years in prison after earlier testifying that she helped her husband gun down a district attorney, his wife and a top assistant in a revenge plot. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Man Charged With Killing Wife, Whose Body Was Stuffed In Fridge

Patrick Lambert, 38, has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of his estranged wife, 27-year-old Anastacia Oaikhena Lambert.

12/17/2014

Wal-Mart parking lot shooting

Cops Hunting Man Who Shot And Killed Shopper At Wal-Mart

Police are searching for 19-year-old Antonio De La Cruz; say he shot and killed Christhian Eduardo Cardoza, 35, in a parking lot after an argument inside a Stafford Wal-Mart.

12/11/2014

Authorities are searching for a man and his 11-month-old son after the child’s mother was found dead in a refrigerator in a Houston apartment. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police Search For Man, Son After Mother’s Body Found In Fridge

Authorities are searching for a man and his 11-month-old son after the child’s mother was found dead in a refrigerator in a Houston apartment.

12/09/2014

File photo of a gavel in a courtroom. (Photo by Getty Images)

Trial Begins For Teen Charged In Satanic Killing

Jose E. Reyes, 18, is accused of killing 15-year-old Corriann Cervantes in an empty apartment in southeast Houston and mutilating the body.

12/08/2014

Authorities are searching for a man and his 11-month-old son after the child’s mother was found dead in a refrigerator in a Houston apartment. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Austin Gunman Suspected Of Opening Fire On Police Headquarters, Wearing Possible Explosive Device Vest Killed

Austin police say a gunman suspected of opening fire on several downtown buildings and police headquarters has died after being shot.

11/28/2014

A Saudi National was taken into custody at Fort Sam Houston after explosives were found in vehicle. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Saudi National Detained At Fort Sam Houston, Explosives Found In Vehicle

Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they’ve taken into custody the driver of a vehicle that military officials say contained explosive materials, and which sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base.

11/24/2014

A Texas high school student has been charged with making a “terrorist threat” on a public entity after police connected him to bathroom stall graffiti depicting a pentagram and the message “Satan is God.”  (Source: Facebook)

High School Student Charged With Terrorist Threat For ‘Satan Is God’ Pentagram Graffiti

A Texas high school student has been charged with making a “terrorist threat” on a public entity after police connected him to bathroom stall graffiti depicting a pentagram and the message “Satan is God.”

11/11/2014

Richard Lee Tabler, 35, is condemned for a double murder in Killeen 2004. He has repeatedly asked the courts, that his appeals be dropped and that he be put to death immediately. (Photo courtesy Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice)

Death Row Inmate Whose Call Prompted A Lockdown Loses Appeal

In October 2008, Richard Lee Tabler used a smuggled cellphone to threaten a state senator. The discovery of the contraband phone prompted a statewide lockdown of more than 150,000 inmates.

10/04/2014

The highest criminal court in Texas has refused to reinstate two money-laundering convictions of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.  (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Top Texas Appeals Court Refuses To Reinstate DeLay Money Laundering Convictions

The highest criminal court in Texas has refused to reinstate two money-laundering convictions of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

10/01/2014

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