Advocacy groups and a Texan who spent nearly 25 years in prison for a killing he didn’t commit are urging the 2015 Legislature to again expand access to crime-scene DNA testing.
A South Texas youth who was 15 when he stabbed a neighbor during a robbery attempt at her home has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Attorneys for a 38-year-old Texas woman are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block her scheduled execution for the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend’s 9-year-old son a decade ago.
A man living in Houston faces more than 20 years in prison for running a tax returns scam in which at least 600 people had their identities stolen.
A man who lured girls and women from Mexico into prostitution with false newspaper advertisements for U.S. jobs must serve life in federal prison.
A computer software support technician who worked from his Dallas-area home must serve more than 17 years in prison for sharing child pornography.
A South Texas woman convicted of trying to steal the identity of her husband’s ex-wife must serve 30 years in prison.
A Houston-area man has been sentenced to six years in prison for a fraudulent health care scheme that netted him about $1.2 million in federal payouts.
A 54-year-old former suburban Dallas teacher has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the hit-and-run death of a 6-year-old boy last year.
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.