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Houston police say a young girl darted into traffic and was fatally struck by a vehicle. (Getty Images)

Malnourished Boy Allegedly Locked In Closet By Father, Stepmother

A malnourished 5-year-old Houston-area boy allegedly locked in a closet by his father and stepmother will stay with a great-aunt when he gets out of a hospital.

04/09/2014

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Ex-Judge Convicted Of Corruption Faces New Charges

A former West Texas county judge sentenced to prison earlier this month for public corruption has been rearrested by federal authorities on fraud charges.

01/31/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ex-Judge To Be Sentenced For Turning Courtroom Into Money-Making Scheme

A disgraced former South Texasjudge who pleaded guilty to racketeering for turning his courtroom into a money-making operation is to be sentenced.

08/21/2013

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Houston Man Gets Nearly 13 Years For Cocaine, Cash

A Houston man has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison for cocaine trafficking involving a nearly $114,000 payment stuffed in a bag.

08/15/2013

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

East Texan Gets 20 Years For Killing Girlfriend

An East Texas man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2010 death of his girlfriend whose burned remains were found in a trash pile.

08/07/2013

In this photo released by the Bell County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist who is charged with nurder in the Fort Hood shootings (Photo by Bell County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Judge Won’t Let Fort Hood Suspect Plead Guilty

A military judge says an Army psychiatrist cannot plead guilty to any charges in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage.

03/20/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Faces Inquiry On Wrongful Conviction

A court of inquiry is set to examine whether a Texas judge might face criminal charges in the 1987 murder case of a man who was wrongfully imprisoned for nearly 25 years for his wife’s murder.

02/04/2013

Kimberly McCarthy was set to die on Tuesday. 
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Judge Postpones Execution Of Texas Woman

A judge has halted the execution of a woman who has been convicted of murdering her elderly neighbor.

01/29/2013

Photo of a memorial dedicated to Fort Hood shooting victims  (Photo by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Army Judge To Decide If Hasan Can Plead Guilty

The new judge in the Fort Hood shooting case will decide next week whether to spare Maj. Nidal Hasan the death penalty and let him plead guilty.

01/24/2013

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Child Porn “Monster” Sentenced To 45 Years In Prison

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.”

01/18/2013

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