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Jose Villegas was convicted of the 2001 stabbing deaths of his girlfriend, her child and her mother. (Getty Images)

Man Executed For Killing 3 Members Of A Corpus Christi Family

Jose Villegas was put to death shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stay the execution.

04/16/2014

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

Burglar On Home Security Video Stares At Sleeping Toddler

Video shows robber entering and leaving the 2-year-old boy’s room several times.

04/16/2014

Prosecutors say all five were involved in a smuggling operation that held 115 captive in a small southern Houston house. (Getty Images)

5 Plead Guilty In Human Smuggling Operation

Prosecutors say all five were involved in a smuggling operation that held 115 captive in a small southern Houston house.

04/16/2014

Ethan Couch's attorney argued the teen was too coddled in life and therefore not responsible for killing 4 people while driving drunk. (Getty Images)

‘Affluenza” Teen’s Family To Pay $1,200 A Month

The sum is only a fraction of the cost of the court ordered treatment for Ethan Couch.

04/11/2014

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Texas Mother Arrested For Poisoning Daughter With Salt

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area woman has been arrested for giving her daughter dangerously large amounts of salt that required the girl to be hospitalized. Harris County sheriff’s spokesman Alan Bernstein said Thursday that 31-year-old […]

04/10/2014

Ana Trujillo found guilty of stabbing her boyfriend to death with 5-1/2 inch stiletto heel. (Getty Images)

Jury Convicts Woman In Stiletto Killing 

Ana Trujillo found guilty of stabbing her boyfriend to death with 51/2 inch stiletto heel.

04/08/2014

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Texas Supreme Court Halts Release Of Execution Drug Supplier

New supplier of Texas execution drugs will remain secret for now.

03/28/2014

File photo of undocumented immigrants caught trying to sneak into the United States. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

5 Charged In Houston Human Smuggling Operation

The men are accused of holding 115 people in a Houston home and threatening them with violence if they could not come up with a ransom payment.

03/25/2014

1-year-old girl reportedly had a blood alcohol level equivalent to 3 times adult drunk driving limit. (Getty Images)

Houston Mom, Aunt Charged In Toddler Alcohol Case

17-year-old mother and 25-year-old aunt charged with child endangerment after allegedly giving one-year-old vodka.

03/19/2014

Prosecutors say Jeremy Lee Sappington shot Verna Sarten in the head then tried to set fire to the house. (Getty Images)

Police: Oklahoma Man Killed Aunt To End Sexual Relationship

Prosecutors say Jeremy Lee Sappington shot Verna Sarten in the head then tried to set fire to the house.

03/15/2014

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