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

Coffee

Texas Cancer Doctor Convicted Of Poisoning Lover, Colleague

Jury convicts Texas cancer doctor of aggravated assault for poisoning her lover and colleague’s coffee with a sweet chemical that can be found in antifreeze solutions.

09/26/2014

Patti LaBelle performs at the 33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars on August 14, 2011 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Patti LaBelle Wins Cadet-Beating Suit

Richard King lost his multimillion-dollar lawsuit against bodyguards for R&B singer Patti LaBelle claiming he was attacked without provocation outside the Houston airport.

09/23/2014

File photo of court room. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Man Accused Of Stabbing Toddler Ruled Incompetent To Stand Trial

Jose Guillermo Molina attacked the 3-year-old boy while the child was playing in the common area of the apartment complex where they both lived, say prosecutors.

09/09/2014

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 Stabs Roommate For Being Too Loud While Having Threesome

A man is accused of stabbing his roommate several times because he was being too loud while having sex with two women in his bedroom.

09/03/2014