A Texas judge on Tuesday halted the execution of an inmate convicted of stabbing a corrections officer to death more than 15 years ago.
A Texas prison system inmate convicted of threatening a U.S. district judge in Houston must serve nearly two years in a federal lockup.
A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.
A state district judge from Travis County says she’s failed her own standards of conduct with her weekend arrest for driving while intoxicated.
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.
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.
A former West Texas county judge sentenced to prison earlier this month for public corruption has been rearrested by federal authorities on fraud charges.
A disgraced former South Texasjudge who pleaded guilty to racketeering for turning his courtroom into a money-making operation is to be sentenced.
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.
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.