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.
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.
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.