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In this photo released by the Bell County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist who is charged with murder in the Fort Hood shootings, is seen in a booking photo after being moved to the Bell County Jail on April 9, 2010 in Belton, Texas. (credit: Bell County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Convicted Fort Hood Gunman Begins Sentencing Phase

The Army psychiatrist convicted of the Fort Hood rampage that killed 13 people begins the sentencing phase of his trial Monday facing a possible death sentence for the deadliest mass shooting ever on a U.S. military installation.

08/26/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former South Texas Teacher Convicted Of Child Porn

A former first-grade teacher in South Texas caught with more than 1,000 sexually explicit images has been convicted of child pornography charges.

08/23/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Woman Gets 15 Years After Beating Daughter To Death For Fussing Over Bedtime

A West Texas woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the fatal beating of her daughter when the toddler fussed at going to sleep.

08/06/2013

File photo of a death chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Okla. Man To Be Executed For Couple’s 2000 Slaying

It’s been almost 13 years since Jo Milligan’s sister and brother-in-law were brutally stabbed to death in their rural Le Flore County home, but Milligan still feels the void their deaths created.

06/16/2013

A Texas company has found profit in replacing face-to-face prison visits with video-only visitation that charges callers by the minute.   (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Man Sent To Prison For Raping Daughter For Over A Decade

A North Texas man has been sentenced to a 40-year prison term for sexually assaulting his daughter for more than a decade. A Parker County prosecutor says the assaults resulted in a child, a miscarriage and two abortions.

05/19/2012

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