Houston Texans Star Pledges Playoff Check To Help Family Of Girl Who Was Shot And KilledOn Twitter, DeAndre Hopkins said, "When I see Jazmine Barnes' face, I see my own daughter. I'm pledging my playoff check this week to help her family with funeral costs..."
Texas Inmate Executed For Killing Girlfriend In 'Jealous Rage' In 2000Daniel Acker was condemned for the March 2000 slaying of Marquetta George. Prosecutors said he ran over George with his truck because he believed she had been unfaithful to him.
Parents Charged With Murder After Infant Dies From Suffocation In ‘Time Out’The prosecutor’s office says an investigation revealed that Herring and Brochhausen were frustrated because their 4-month-old son would not stop crying and placed him in “time out.”
2 Children Among 3 Killed In Houston-Area Murder-SuicideA sheriff says three people are dead, including two children, in an apparent murder-suicide in the Houston area.
Condemned Killer Who Wanted Fancy Car Wheels Loses AppealA federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a Houston gang member on death row for killing the driver of car on a Houston freeway so he could steal the vehicle's fancy wheels.
Report Criticizes Texas Jail In Wake Of Inmates EscapeA state report has found deficiencies in the operation of the Bexar County jail in the wake of three murder suspects who escaped the facility in March.
Condemned Killer Of 3 Near Waco In 1989 Loses Federal AppealBillie Wayne Coble would turn 70 in September and is among the oldest of the state's 230 condemned inmates.
Police Arrest Couple After They Tried To Hire Someone To Murder Daughters Boyfriend Police have arrested a Wichita Falls couple on charges they tried to hire someone to kill their daughter's boyfriend in a dispute over money.
Aaron Hernandez Associate Indicted As Accessory
Report: Third Man Arrested In Hernandez CaseA man arrested in Connecticut in connection with the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was being sent to Massachusetts on Friday, and investigators said a third suspect was arrested in south Florida.
Aaron Hernandez Denied BailA judge on Thursday denied bail for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a friend.