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Child molester who assaulted three preteen girls beginning in 1999 sentenced to life in prison

September 16, 2022 A child molester who assaulted three preteen girls beginning in 1999 was sentenced to life in prison by a Harris County jury,…

Houston man gets life in prison for two murders

Aug. 31, 2022 A Houston man was sentenced to life in prison for using a hammer to murder a woman he was having a relationship with in 2018, Harris…

Con artist sentenced to eight years for fraud and forgery

August 31, 2022 A 22-year-old Houston man arrested for being a prolific con artist was sentenced this week to eight years in prison for fraud and…

Repeat offender gets 10 years for real estate scam targeting elderly

August 29, 2022 A Houston man who was repeatedly arrested for forging deeds to sell property that he did not own, across counties that included…

Gang member sentenced to life for killing innocent bystander in drive-by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2022 A member of Houston’s 103 gang was sentenced to life in prison for murdering an innocent bystander during a …

Statewide group praises local effort to help mentally ill instead of jailing them, calls for program led by DA to be example

Aug. 15, 2022 A statewide group is commending a program, under the leadership of District Attorney Kim Ogg, for its “outstanding” results in keeping…

Final MS-13 gang member sentenced for fatal ambush of witness

Aug. 15, 2022 An MS-13 gang member pleaded guilty to murder for his role in a fatal shooting of a witness. The result means that all seven gang…

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…