Syracuse has been under investigation for possible NCAA violations, mostly in its basketball program, for at least a year, according to two reports.
A Houston-area man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison in a child pornography investigation in which he described himself as a “monster.”
Cycling’s governing body is urging Lance Armstrong to testify before its independent commission on doping.
A Tulsa megachurch is asking for the dismissal of a civil lawsuit that accuses employees of trying to cover up the rape of a 13-year-old girl by a worker on the church’s campus.
According to Houston’s police chief, officials with the U.S. Justice Department are investigating six cases involving officers with the Houston Police Department.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a 16-year-old boy has been stabbed to death in Seminole and a 15-year-old boy arrested in the case.
A man forcibly placed under arrest died not long after being subdued by local authorities.
A North Texas man has been sentenced to a 40-year prison term for sexually assaulting his daughter for more than a decade. A Parker County prosecutor says the assaults resulted in a child, a miscarriage and two abortions.
A local woman was given probation after confessing to Child Protective Services that she left her children alone for the sake of having sex with a 13-year-old neighbor.
A teenager testified Thursday that he was trying to surrender to Houston police officers when they repeatedly kicked and hit him, causing him to briefly lose consciousness, during his 2010 arrest on suspicion of burglary.