Prosecutors say 16-year-old Victor Alas killed 15-year-old Corriann Cervantes as part of a satanic ritual. (Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Boy Accused In Occult Killing To Be Tried As Adult

16-year-old Victor Alas would face life in prison if convicted of capital murder.

08/06/2014

A 41-year-old Houston man was charged with possession and promotion of child pornography after Google’s software detected him sending the images of underage children through his Gmail account and sent a “cyber-tip” to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Police: Google Sends Gmail Cyber-Tip, Sex Offender Arrested For Child Porn Images

A 41-year-old Houston man was charged with possession and promotion of child pornography after Google’s software detected him sending the images of underage children through his Gmail account and sent a “cyber-tip” to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

08/04/2014

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: Man Raped Woman He Met On Dating App Tinder

A 22-year-old man is accused of raping a woman he met on the dating app Tinder.

07/29/2014

File photo of marijuana plants. (credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Authorities Could Haul More Than 100,000 Marijuana Plants In Pot Bust

Texas authorities are working to clear more than a dozen marijuana fields found in the eastern part of the state.

07/29/2014

Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.  (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

FBI Seeks Fake Family Reunion Scammers Of Unaccompanied Young Migrants

Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.

07/26/2014

Jury convicts 23-year-old Harlem Lewis III of the Christmas Eve killings two years ago of an officer and an auto body shop owner. (Getty Images)

Man Guilty Of Killing Bellaire Police Officer

Jury convicts 23-year-old Harlem Lewis III of the Christmas Eve killings two years ago of an officer and an auto body shop owner.

07/18/2014

Ronald Lee Haskell was standing before a judge when he fell to the ground. Deputies helped him back up. He stood for about another minute before collapsing again. (Harris County Sheriff's Dept.)

Shooting Suspect Collapses Twice In Court

Ronald Lee Haskell accused of killing two adults and four children, and injuring a teen girl, execution style in their home.

07/11/2014

File photo of police emergency.  (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Father Killed His 4 Kids, 2 Other Adults In Shooting Rampage

Police say a domestic dispute turned deadly when a man opened fire at a home in Spring.

07/09/2014

A Whataburger employee says she was “humiliated” at work for her weight, and that her manager at the fast-food restaurant made her get on her hands and knees to clean the store floor with a “toothbrush.” REMY GABALDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Fast-Food Employee Says She Was Forced To Clean Floors With Toothbrush

A Whataburger employee says she was “humiliated” at work for her weight, and that her manager at the fast food restaurant made her get on her hands and knees to clean the store floor with a “toothbrush.”

07/01/2014

A Houston police lab technician resigned after being accused of  lying, following improper procedure tampering with official records, says D.A. (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Problems Found In Houston Police Lab Testing

185 criminal cases, including 53 murders cases, are being called into question after officials discovered a Houston police crime lab technician mishandled evidence.

06/19/2014

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