Problems Found In Houston Police Lab Testing185 criminal cases, including 53 murders cases, are being called into question after officials discovered a Houston police crime lab technician mishandled evidence.
DNA Matches Texas Inmate In Multiple Sex Assault CasesHouston police say DNA evidence has implicated a prison inmate in multiple sexual assaults since 1992.
Houston Praised For Handling Of Rape Kit Backlog Houston's success in clearing its backlog of untested rape kits should be held up as a model for other cities around Texas to follow, officials said Wednesday.
HCSO Officials Arrest Suspected Northside Serial RapistIn an announcement made Wednesday morning by Harris County officials, an alleged serial rapist sits behind bars thanks to a tip, a thorough investigation and billboard displays.
HCSO Solves Another Cold Case 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.
Texas Woman's Execution First In US Since 2010 A Texas woman convicted of the gruesome slaying and robbery of her neighbor, a retired 71-year-old college psychology professor, is set to be the first woman put to death in the United States since 2010.
HCSO Cold Case Unit Solves Homicide Two years ago, Arvis Thurman was at the mercy of the public. She appeared in a televised interview, pleading with residents for information that would help solve the September 2002 killing of her only daughter, 22-year-old Cherita Thurman.
Dallas-Area Woman's Killer Set To Die Convicted killer Bobby Lee Hines was headed to the Texas death chamber Wednesday for strangling and repeatedly stabbing a suburban Dallas woman at her apartment 21 years ago.
Judge Orders DNA Test On Main Claiming To Be Sherman Hemsley's BrotherA probate judge in West Texas has ordered DNA testing on a man who claims to be the brother of actor Sherman Hemsley.
Man Freed After DNA Clears Him Of 1989 Rape A man who spent more than two decades behind bars was freed Friday after DNA evidence cleared him in the rape of a 14-year-old Fort Worth girl.
Man Arrested For 1980 Murder, Sexual Assault Of 73-Year-Old WomanDNA testing has linked an Austin man to the killing of an elderly woman found beaten and sexually assaulted three decades ago in her Central Texas home, authorities said Tuesday.
Texas Court Upholds Polygamist's ConvictionA Texas appeals court has upheld the child sex abuse conviction of a polygamous group member who was sentenced to 75 years in prison.