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Court Nixes Air Force Trainer’s Rape Penalty

An Air Force appeals court has overturned an Air Force instructor’s rape conviction and ordered a new sentence for his other convictions for misconduct at the South Texas base where he worked.

09/26/2014

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Nursing Dog Shot, Left Inside Cage Dead

SPRINGTOWN, Texas (AP) — A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for clues leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot a nursing dog and left her body in a cage by […]

05/31/2014

A Galveston County jury has awarded more than half-million dollars in damages and back-pay to a former deputy constable who was allegedly sexually harassed by former boss and Precinct 7 Constable Pam Matranga in 2011.   (Credit: Thinkstock)

Man Wants Confession Tossed For 3rd Murder Trial

Attorneys for a West Texas man whose conviction in two murders was recently overturned filed a motion Friday asking a judge to suppress the confession he made after his 1993 arrest.

02/28/2014

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Fort Hood Soldier Convicted In Prostitute Case

A Fort Hood sergeant convicted for his role in a prostitution ring involving cash-strapped female soldiers has been reprimanded and demoted.

12/04/2013

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Ex-Prosecutor Gets Jail For Wrongful Conviction

A former Texas prosecutor who won a conviction that sent an innocent man to prison for nearly 25 years has agreed to serve 10 days in jail and complete 500 hours of community service.

11/08/2013

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Man Convicted Of South Texas Rapes Gets 225 Years

A San Antonio-area man has been sentenced to 225 years in prison for raping a woman three times in one night at his home in a case linked to social media.

09/25/2013

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Sandusky Conviction To Get Appeals Court Review

Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer and members of the state attorney general’s office will be inside a northeastern Pennsylvania courtroom as the former Penn State assistant football coach seeks to have his child molestation conviction overturned.

09/17/2013

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Woman Gets 15 Years After Beating Daughter To Death For Fussing Over Bedtime

A West Texas woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the fatal beating of her daughter when the toddler fussed at going to sleep.

08/06/2013

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Texas Man’s Conviction In Wife’s Death Upheld

Texas’ highest criminal court has upheld a murder conviction for a former Houston area high school coach who was convicted for the 1999 shooting death of his pregnant wife.

01/16/2013

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