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Prosecutors say Jeremy Lee Sappington shot Verna Sarten in the head then tried to set fire to the house. (Getty Images)

Police: Oklahoma Man Killed Aunt To End Sexual Relationship

Prosecutors say Jeremy Lee Sappington shot Verna Sarten in the head then tried to set fire to the house.

03/15/2014

(Photo credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Louisiana Mom Charged With Death Of Down Syndrome Son

Police say 20-year-old Erika Wigstrom injected hand sanitizer into the feeding tube of her 17-month-old son.

03/13/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Wife, Former In-Laws Arrested In Slaying Of Texas Couple Near Church

Four ex-relatives of an East Texas man have been accused of killing him and his new wife as he sought custody of his 5-year-old daughter.

03/12/2014

Judge found 64-year-old Glenn Ford's conviction was obtained after prosecutors suppressed exonerating evidence. (Getty Images)

Man Who Spent Decades On Louisiana’s Death Row Is Freed

Judge found 64-year-old Glenn Ford’s conviction was obtained after prosecutors suppressed exonerating evidence.

03/12/2014

Leader of Aryan Brotherhood of Texas pleads guilty to racketeering charges that include murder, kidnapping and drug trafficking. (Getty Images)

Head Of White Supremacist Group Admits Guilt

Leader of Aryan Brotherhood of Texas pleads guilty to racketeering charges that include murder, kidnapping and drug trafficking.

03/08/2014

A Galveston County jury has awarded more than half-million dollars in damages and back-pay to a former deputy constable who was allegedly sexually harassed by former boss and Precinct 7 Constable Pam Matranga in 2011.   (Credit: Thinkstock)

Man Wants Confession Tossed For 3rd Murder Trial

Attorneys for a West Texas man whose conviction in two murders was recently overturned filed a motion Friday asking a judge to suppress the confession he made after his 1993 arrest.

02/28/2014

Police say there is evidence of occult activity in the apartment and on the girl's body. (Getty Images)

2 Accused In Murder Of 15-Year-Old Houston Girl

Police say there is evidence of occult activity in the apartment and on the girl’s body.

02/11/2014

File photo of prison. (credit: Getty Images)

Romania Extradites Man Over Houston-Area Slayings

A Romanian-born Texas fugitive wanted for the shooting deaths of his wife and their son at the family’s Houston-area home has been extradited to the U.S.

02/10/2014

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Drunk Driver Gets 99 Years For Killing Deputy Who Was Directing Traffic

A North Texas man with two previous DWI convictions has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for the death of a deputy who was hit while directing traffic.

02/10/2014

Suzanne Basso was convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with a promise of marriage. (Photo: Texas Dept. Of Criminal Justice)

Woman Set To Be Executed For 1998 Murder

Suzanne Basso was convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with a promise of marriage.

02/05/2014

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