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Repeat offender sentenced to life in prison for fatal shooting; man died in co-worker’s arms

June 19, 2021  A repeat offender was sentenced to life in prison this week after pleading guilty to the 2018 shooting death of a customer at a north…

MS-13 gang member sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing witness

June 17, 2021  Jose Guerra Sibrian, a 37-year-old member of the MS-13 gang, was sentenced to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to his role in…

Cypress man who killed woman in Habitat for Humanity home she helped build sentenced to life in prison

June 16, 2020  A jury sentenced a Cypress man to life in prison and fined him $10,000 after convicting him of murder for stabbing a mother of four,…

Humble man sentenced to 45 years

June 15, 2021 A man from Humble was sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally shooting a mother in front of her son during a dispute at an…

Houston man sentenced to 40 years for execution-style murder

May 28, 2021  A 42-year-old Houston man who gunned down a father in front of his 15-year-old son in 2016 was sentenced to 40 years in prison earlier…

Two “Saint of Death”-worshipping MS-13 gang members each sentenced to 40 years

May 26, 2021  The two MS-13 gang members who killed a 15-year-old girl as a sacrifice to the Saint of Death in 2017, have been convicted of murder…

Derion Vence pleads guilty, sentenced to 40 years in Maleah Davis case

May 27, 2021  Derion Vence pleaded guilty Thursday to tampering with a corpse and injury to a child -- 4-year-old Maleah Davis -- and was sentenced…

Houston man sentenced to 60 years in domestic violence murder

May 25, 2021 A Houston man who slit his own throat after viciously stabbing his common-law wife to death in front of her children in 2018 was…

Houston man convicted of murder in 2012 declared “actually innocent”

May 19, 2021  A Houston man convicted of murder under a prior District Attorney has been declared actually innocent by the state’s highest criminal…

Spring man convicted of murder for hire, sentenced to life in prison

May 4, 2021  A Spring man who tried twice to hire a hitman to kill his ex-girlfriend in 2019 was sentenced to life in prison after a week-long trial…