Man Serving Life For Acid Burning Of Teen Loses AppealA federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a man serving life in prison for burning one of his girlfriend's children with acid during an argument while in a pickup truck in far North Texas nearly 10 years ago.
Army Officer Convicted Of Sex Trafficking In TexasAn Army officer from New Hampshire has been convicted of sex trafficking of a minor while on temporary duty last year in Texas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Texan Gets Prison For Shooting Into Crop DusterA 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.
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.
West Texas Men Receive Prison Time For Stealing Aviation Fuel From ArmyAuthorities 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.
Woman Goes To Prison For Wheelchair Scheme In TexasA Texas woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for falsifying Medicare and Medicaid claims for wheelchairs.
Texas Man Sentenced For Software PiracyA 28-year-old North Texas man has been sentenced to almost six years in prison for software piracy.