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Statement regarding judge’s Directed Verdict in the trial of former Houston Police Officer charged with Negligent Homicide:

Aug. 9, 2022 “The police officer was driving 90 mph in a 35 mph zone at the time, and did not have his emergency lights or siren on, so we felt…

Media advisory: DA dismisses charge against Darius Anderson

Aug. 5, 2022 "Following additional investigation, the burglary of a habitation charge against Darius Anderson has been dismissed," said Dane…

​​​​​​​Former NFL player indicted for murder, tampering with evidence

July 28, 2022 Former NFL player Kevin Ware was indicted Thursday for murder and tampering with evidence, specifically a corpse, in the death of his…

Houston man who masterminded the hiding of 5-year-old’s body sentenced to 40 years in prison

July 27, 2022 A Houston man who worked to hide the body of his girlfriend’s dead 5-year-old daughter has been sentenced to 40 years in prison,…

Harris County DA Kim Ogg hosting safety meeting for food truck vendors

July 26, 2022 Who: Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Houston Police Department, Harris County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with Que Onda…

Man charged in 2004 Houston murder extradited from Mexico

July 23, 2022 A fugitive charged with murder in a 2004 shooting in Houston has been extradited from Mexico, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg…

Harris County DA Ogg agrees conviction in drug case was faulty

July 21, 2022 The Harris County District Attorney’s Office agreed today with Frederick Jeffery that his conviction for possession of a controlled…

Tilman Fertitta offers $25K reward via Crime Stoppers in shooting death of Arlene Alvarez

July 20, 2022 A Harris County Grand Jury on Tuesday declined to indict Tony Earls in the fatal shooting of 9-year-old Arlene Alvarez, announced…

Man sentenced to life in prison without parole for ambushing and killing two brothers

July 6, 2022 Marlon Brandon Valdez, 22, was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Monday for ambushing and shooting two brothers he knew…

Spring man sentenced to 45 years in prison for killing neighbor in her front yard

July 1, 2022 A 48-year-old Spring man was sentenced to 45 years in prison Thursday after being convicted of murder for shooting his neighbor in…