16-year-old Victor Alas would face life in prison if convicted of capital murder.
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.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from an Arlington woman on Texas death row for the starvation of a 9-year-old boy a decade ago.
An East Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of her 5-month-old daughter who was beaten, bitten and smothered.
A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for the death of a corrections officer during a short-lived escape from prison six years ago.
Members of a Texas House panel say they feel conflicted about approving proposed new punishments for 17-year-olds who are convicted of capital murder with the mandatory possibility of parole after 40 years.
Houston police homicide investigators have arrested one suspect and are asking for the public’s helping locating three others.
A video showing a man confessing to drowning two of his sons in a creek has been played in his capital murder trial in Dallas.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Homicide investigators released photograph of an individual who is wanted in connection with a capital murder case.
Authorities have announced that the wife of a former judge is being charged with murder for the slayings of a North Texas district attorney, his wife and an assistant prosecutor.