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File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Set For Lethal Injection After Starving, Torturing Girlfriend’s Son

Attorneys for a 38-year-old Texas woman are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block her scheduled execution for the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend’s 9-year-old son a decade ago.

09/17/2014

A view of a jury box. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Argues Texas To Use Expired Execution Drug

HOUSTON (AP) — Attorneys for a Texas death row inmate scheduled for execution this week contend in a federal lawsuit the sedative intended for his lethal injection is expired and its use could cause him “torturous” […]

09/09/2014

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Man Accused Of Stealing Daycare Minivan Containing Children Charged

Houston police say a man accused of stealing a daycare center minivan containing five young children has been charged with kidnapping.

08/29/2014

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Boy Scouts Settles With Texas Ex-Scout In Sex Abuse Case

Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America have reached a settlement with a former San Antonio Scout who says he was abused by his adult leader.

08/21/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Attorney For Inmate Seeking Freedom Before He Dies Of Inoperable Cancer

Attorneys for one of the longest-imprisoned Texas death row inmates are seeking a clemency and freedom for him before he dies of inoperable cancer.

08/13/2014

Video shows robber entering and leaving the 2-year-old boy's room several times. (Getty Images)

Police File Criminal Charges Against Funeral Home Owners That Abused Corpse

North Texas police have filed criminal charges against two owners of a funeral home where eight decaying bodies were discovered earlier this week.

07/19/2014

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Texan Incompetent For Trial In Pentagram Incident

A North Texas man charged with carving a pentagram into his 6-year-old son’s back has been declared incompetent for trial.

02/28/2014

Houston Police are being accused of racial profiling after handcuffing and bringing a girl to Child Protective Services who was with her two dance partners -- assuming she was a runaway. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Father Upset After Parent-Teacher Conference Beats Son At School

A father apparently upset after a parent-teacher conference has been charged with beating his son at a Houston middle school.

02/28/2014

Police say there is evidence of occult activity in the apartment and on the girl's body. (Getty Images)

Former South Texas Prosecutor To Be Sentenced As Part Of Bribery Scandal

A former South Texas district attorney and one-time congressional candidate could face a lengthy prison term when he’s sentenced Tuesday as part of a bribery scandal that took down a state district judge and others.

02/11/2014

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Texas Closes Nonprofit, Wrongful Immigrant Actions

A Central Texas organization accused of providing unauthorized legal services to immigrants has been closed and must pay fines and restitution of more than $500,000.

09/10/2013

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