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Female pimp who pleaded guilty to human trafficking sentenced to 50 years in prison

February 21, 2020  A Houston woman who spent a month forcing a 16-year-old girl to work as a prostitute was sentenced to 50 years in prison this…

Crooked contractor sentenced to 10 years in prison for fraud during Hurricane Harvey

February 17, 2020  A building contractor who took advantage of his workers, suppliers, and clients was sentenced to 10 years in prison after…

DA Ogg declares second man innocent in drug case involving former Houston Police narcotics officer

February 12, 2020  A Houston man sentenced to 10 months behind bars based on the testimony of a now disgraced former Houston police narcotics…

DA Kim Ogg declares Houston man innocent in 2008 drug case involving former HPD narcotics officer

February 4, 2020  A Houston man convicted of drug possession and sent to prison in 2011 largely on the testimony of a now disgraced former Houston…

Houston woman convicted of killing Chinese citizen sentenced to 50 years

January 23, 2020  A Houston woman was sentenced to 50 years in prison for fatally shooting Meng Bo, a 30-year-old Chinese national during a 2016…

Grand Jury Indicts Former HPD Officers

January 15, 2020  Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced today that a grand jury has indicted two former Houston Police officers for…

Harris County DA, HPD and Crime Stoppers partner to stop celebratory gun violence

December 31, 2019  The Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Houston Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Houston are partnering to stop…

New Murder Charge in Scheerhoorn Case

December 20, 2019  Through the joint efforts of the Houston Police Department, the Innocence Project of Texas, and the Harris County District…

Houston man sentenced to 6 years for stomping an orange tabby to death

December 4, 2019  A 22-year-old Houston man was sentenced to six years in prison for stomping his girlfriend’s orange tabby cat to death, Harris…

Former Cypress-Fairbanks ISD officer pleads guilty to raping a 12-year-old

December 3, 2019  A former Cypress-Fairbanks ISD police officer is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to…