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Man Charged With Murder In Death Of Infant

A 35-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of a 7-month-old girl who police say was found by officers with a fractured skull, broken leg and other injuries.

02/26/2015

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Texas Housekeeper Brutally Murdered For $1 Million Insurance Policy

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (CBS Houston/AP) — A man was arrested in Florida for the Texas death of a 72-year-old housekeeper with a $1 million life insurance policy as part of a multistate investigation into a network […]

02/19/2015

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15-Year-Old Son Faces Murder Charges After Mother Found Dead

Corpus Christi police say a 15-year-old boy faces a juvenile murder charge after his mother was found slain in her home.

01/31/2015

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Man Set To Die For Houston Murders Wins Reprieve

Garcia White was scheduled to be executed Wednesday for the 1989 fatal stabbings of twin 16-year-old Houston girls; his attorneys argued he may have been mentally impaired because of a lifetime of cocaine use.

01/27/2015

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Trial Begins For Teen Charged In Satanic Killing

Jose E. Reyes, 18, is accused of killing 15-year-old Corriann Cervantes in an empty apartment in southeast Houston and mutilating the body.

12/08/2014

Scott Panetti was diagnosed with schizophrenia some 14 years before fatally shooting his estranged wife's parents in 1992. (Photo from Texas Department of Criminal Justice)

Court Grants Execution Reprieve To Texas Inmate

Federal judges ruled they need more time to consider the complexities of executing a mentally ill prisoner.

12/03/2014

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Police: Convicted Pennsylvania Murderer May Have Killed In Texas

Charles Hicks, who was sentenced to death for the 2008 murder and dismemberment of a Pennsylvania woman told investigators he had killed in Texas.

11/20/2014

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Waco Man Charged With In Death Of Ailing Wife, 77

A Central Texas man faces a murder charge after police say he shot and killed his ailing 77-year-old wife at their home.

11/04/2014

Ed Graf pleaded guilty to two counts of murder by setting a backyard fire that killed his two young stepsons a quarter-century ago. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Texas Man Admits To Setting A 1986 Fire That Killed Two Boys

Ed Graf pleaded guilty to two counts of murder by setting a backyard fire that killed his two young stepsons a quarter-century ago.

10/21/2014

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Grandson Charged With Dismembering Grandmothers Body With Chain Saw

A Texas man charged with killing his 77-year-old grandmother and dismembering her body with a chain saw has pleaded guilty to murder.

10/01/2014

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