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

Army Officer Convicted Of Sex Trafficking In Texas

An Army officer from New Hampshire has been convicted of sex trafficking of a minor while on temporary duty last year in Texas.

11/22/2014

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Court Nixes Air Force Trainer’s Rape Penalty

An Air Force appeals court has overturned an Air Force instructor’s rape conviction and ordered a new sentence for his other convictions for misconduct at the South Texas base where he worked.

09/26/2014

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

Man Gets Life Term For Prostitution Scam

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.

09/04/2014

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Former Teacher Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

A former East Texas high school teacher has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing more than 1,200 images and videos of child pornography.

10/24/2013

Houston Police are being accused of racial profiling after handcuffing and bringing a girl to Child Protective Services who was with her two dance partners -- assuming she was a runaway. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

2 Californians Get Prison In Texas Pot Plane Case

A pilot and passenger from California must serve more than three years in prison for smuggling drugs in a rented plane that landed in Texas to refuel.

09/20/2013

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Court: Texas Inmate’s Decades-Old Sentence Invalid

The life sentence given to a Texas man who has remained in prison for 33 years since being pulled off of death row isn’t valid, Texas’ highest criminal court said Wednesday, possibly paving the way for a new trial or the inmate’s release.

06/12/2013

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Texan Gets Prison For Shooting Into Crop Duster

A West Texas man has been sentenced to 1½ years in federal prison for shooting into a crop duster as the plane sprayed a neighbor’s fields.

03/11/2013

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Inmate Ordered Retrial In ’80 ‘Waiting Ever Since’

Jerry Hartfield was still a young man when an uncle visited him in prison to tell him that his murder conviction had been overturned and he would get a new trial.

01/03/2013

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West Texas Men Receive Prison Time For Stealing Aviation Fuel From Army

Authorities say three West Texas men have received federal prison sentences and another is on probation for stealing $290,000 worth of aviation fuel from the Army.

06/08/2012

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Woman Goes To Prison For Wheelchair Scheme In Texas

A Texas woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for falsifying Medicare and Medicaid claims for wheelchairs.

03/15/2012

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