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.
Attorneys are preparing for a murder trial stemming from a fire at a Houston home day care center that left four children dead and injured three others.
Federal prosecutors showed jurors a check Wednesday that they said was one of several bribes a South Texas lawyer paid to a judge in exchange for favorable rulings.
More than 200 people marched in front of the Harris County criminal courthouse in Houston on Thursday to protest the acquittal of a former Houston police officer in the alleged beating of a teenage burglary suspect.
A jury is scheduled for a second day of deliberations in the trial of a former Houston police officer accused of participating in the videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect.