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Ed Graf pleaded guilty to two counts of murder by setting a backyard fire that killed his two young stepsons a quarter-century ago. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Texas Man Admits To Setting A 1986 Fire That Killed Two Boys

Ed Graf pleaded guilty to two counts of murder by setting a backyard fire that killed his two young stepsons a quarter-century ago.

10/21/2014

Lisa Coleman was convicted of the 2004 torture and starvation murder of her girlfriend's son. (Photo by PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Executes Woman For Starvation Of 9-Year-Old Boy

Lisa Coleman was convicted of the 2004 torture and starvation death of her girlfriend’s son.

09/17/2014

The "death chamber" at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas. (Photo by PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Executes Man Who Killed His Ex-Wife And Her Brother

Willie Trottie’s lethal injection was carried out about 90 minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his last-day appeals.

09/10/2014

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. (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

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

Hearing Delayed For Man In Public Urination Case

Robert Durst allegedly urinated on a cash register and candy last month.

08/15/2014

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Teen Arrested After Body Found In Houston Motel Tub

Police say 17-year-old was driving victim’s car.

08/06/2014

Prosecutors say 16-year-old Victor Alas killed 15-year-old Corriann Cervantes as part of a satanic ritual. (Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Boy Accused In Occult Killing To Be Tried As Adult

16-year-old Victor Alas would face life in prison if convicted of capital murder.

08/06/2014

Prosecutors say the woman and her husband took their 10-year-old son into remote mountains while having drug-induced hallucinations. (Getty Images)

Manslaughter Charge For Arkansas Woman In Son’s Death

Prosecutors say the woman and her husband took their 10-year-old son into remote mountains while having drug-induced hallucinations.

08/05/2014

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. (Getty Images)

Man Guilty Of Killing Bellaire Police Officer

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.

07/18/2014

General Motors says faulty ignition switches have been responsible for 13 deaths. (Getty Images)

Ex-Prosecutor Asks For Pardon In Fatal GM Crash

Woman pleaded guilty in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiance; new evidence suggests a faulty ignition switch in her 2004 Saturn Ion was to blame

07/16/2014

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