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Man Avoids Prison In Pregnant Wife’s Death After Pleading Guilty To Manslaughter

An Oklahoma man managed to avoid prison time after pleading guilty Wednesday to two counts of first-degree manslaughter in the death of his pregnant wife.

02/13/2014

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Ex-Texas Police Chief Took Bribes From Immigrants

An ex-Central Texas police chief faces up to 20 years in prison for taking bribes from immigrants and lying about making them tipsters so they could stay in the U.S. legally.

02/07/2014

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Texan Who Fled To Greece Sentenced In Ponzi Scam

A North Texas businessman who fled to Greece after pleading guilty to running a Ponzi scheme has been returned and sentenced to more than 17 years in a U.S. prison.

01/31/2014

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Man Sentenced For Role In Texas Bank Robberies

A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for serving as the getaway driver in two West Texas bank robberies.

12/16/2013

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Houston Woman Pleads To Killing Mom, Taking Baby

A Houston woman charged with killing a mother and abducting her newborn son last year is avoiding a possible death sentence by pleading guilty and accepting a sentence of life without parole.

11/19/2013

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2 National Guard Soldiers Guilty In Recruit Scam

Two Army National Guard soldiers in Texas have pleaded guilty to wrongly obtaining nearly $30,000 in recruiting bonuses.

10/22/2013

Thick oil is seen washed ashore from an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Accepts Guilty Plea From Halliburton

A federal judge has accepted a plea agreement that calls for Halliburton Energy Services to pay a $200,000 fine for destroying evidence after BP’s 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

09/19/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Snakes On Planes

Samuel L. Jackson would have been cursing up a storm.

06/18/2013

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Family Members Of Alleged Cartel Leader Plead

The sister-in-law and niece of the alleged leader of a Mexican drug cartel have pleaded guilty in a money laundering case in Austin.

03/29/2013