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Man Promises Underage Girls To Be Models Forces Them Into Prostitution

A Houston man who met underage girls online, promised to make them models but then forced them into prostitution has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

08/14/2014

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Attorney For Inmate Seeking Freedom Before He Dies Of Inoperable Cancer

Attorneys for one of the longest-imprisoned Texas death row inmates are seeking a clemency and freedom for him before he dies of inoperable cancer.

08/13/2014

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Parole Officer In Texas Sentenced After Accepting Bribes From Heroin Dealer

A now-former parole officer in the Texas prison system has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for accepting bribes from a suspected heroin dealer.

08/12/2014

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Geologist Sentenced To Prison For Child Porn

A Texas judge has sentenced a former state geologist to 60 years in prison for promotion and possession of child pornography.

07/25/2014

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Woman Claims She Used Bingo Winnings To Buy Rifles Convicted Of Lying

A South Texas woman who says she used bingo winnings to buy five assault rifles has been convicted of lying on the purchase records.

07/23/2014

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Man Sentenced After Trafficking Thousands Of Fake Viagra Pills

An Illinois man has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for trafficking thousands of fake Viagra pills to Texas.

07/18/2014

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Four People Plead Guilty In Their Roles Of Sex-Trafficking

Four people have pleaded guilty for their roles in a sex-trafficking operation in Houston that used violence to force underage girls and women living in the U.S. illegally into prostitution.

07/17/2014

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Woman Sentenced To Life After Stabbing Mother To Desk During Attempt To Steal

A Central Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for her role in the 2008 stabbing death of her mother during an attempt to steal money.

06/28/2014

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Man Gets 28 Years In Child Porn Case

A Dallas man has been sentenced to 28 years in prison in a child pornography case linked to online chat rooms and a desire to sexually assault youngsters.

06/28/2014

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Man Sentenced To Life After Sexually Abusing 3-Year-Old Girl

A 28-year-old Fort Worth man facing numerous criminal charges has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing a 3-year-old girl.

06/26/2014

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