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.
On Friday, Jason Bouchard was found guilty of capital murder and it only took a jury approximately 15 minutes to reach the verdict.
Two men have been charged with capital murder for the slaying earlier this month of a 79-year-old woman at her Dallas home.
According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, investigators with the Cold Case Unit have charged a federal convict with the 2006 murder of his accomplice during an attempted home invasion in north Harris County.
According to the Houston Police Department, charges have been filed against a suspect in connection with the beating death of a man found earlier this month.