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Man Gets Death For Houston-Area Officer’s Death

A jury has returned a death sentence for a man convicted of capital murder in the deaths of a Houston-area police officer and an auto body shop owner.

07/29/2014

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Condemned Texas Inmate Loses Supreme Court Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from condemned Texas inmate Duane Buck, whose supporters contend his death sentence decided by a Houston jury 17 years ago unfairly was based on race.

05/28/2014

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Third Day Of Testimony In Shoe Stabbing Case

A jury is to hear a third day of testimony in the trial of a Houston woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death with her stiletto heel.

04/02/2014

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Man Convicted Of Smuggling Teen Bound For NJ

A Texan has been convicted in a human smuggling case in which a teen says she was forced to wear revealing clothes and sexually assaulted while bound for New Jersey.

12/10/2013

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Man Sentenced To Execution For Setting Clerk On Fire During Robbery

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas-area man has been sentenced to execution for the 2012 burning death of a clerk who was set on fire during a convenience store robbery. A Dallas County jury on Friday […]

11/08/2013

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Man Guilty Of Having 100K Child Porn Images

A guilty verdict has been returned in the trial of a Houston-area man who prosecutors say possessed more than 100,000 images and 2,000 videos of child pornography.

08/28/2013

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Former Deputy Convicted In South Texas Drug Case

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a former South Texas deputy sheriff for his role in a drug conspiracy. The case was given to jurors shortly before noon Tuesday and a couple hours later […]

08/06/2013

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Woman Gets 15 Years After Beating Daughter To Death For Fussing Over Bedtime

A West Texas woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the fatal beating of her daughter when the toddler fussed at going to sleep.

08/06/2013

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Woman Gets 25-Year Term For Husband’s 1987 Death

A Tennessee woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after a Harris County jury found her guilty of murdering her husband in 1987.

04/27/2013

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Texas Man Convicted Of Starving Son, Dumping Body

A North Texas jury took less than an hour Tuesday to convict a father accused of slowly starving his 10-year-old son to death, slipping his body into a sleeping bag and dumping it in a rural area where it went undiscovered for a year.

04/23/2013

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