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Former Judge Arrested, Charged After Creating Fake Sex Ads For Ex-Girlfriends

A former Galveston County judge has been arrested and charged with two counts of online harassment after police say he created fake online ads saying two ex-girlfriends were available for sex-for-hire.

07/03/2015

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Texas Inmate Facing Execution Wins Reprieve From State Judge

A Texas judge on Tuesday halted the execution of an inmate convicted of stabbing a corrections officer to death more than 15 years ago.

04/28/2015

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Inmate Convicted Of Threatening Judge Serves Two Years In Federal Lockup

A Texas prison system inmate convicted of threatening a U.S. district judge in Houston must serve nearly two years in a federal lockup.

04/15/2015

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Judge In Texas Blocks Federal Rules Change For Gay Couples

A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.

03/26/2015

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Judge Arrested For Driving While Intoxicated

A state district judge from Travis County says she’s failed her own standards of conduct with her weekend arrest for driving while intoxicated.

03/23/2015

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Inmate Convicted Of Trying To Hire Hit Man To Kill Judge

An inmate serving time for not registering as a sex offender has been convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill the Texas judge who sent him to prison.

02/19/2015

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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

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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

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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

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