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Houston man on parole for 1994 murder sentenced to 55 years for second murder

May 5, 2022 A man on parole for a decades-old murder was sentenced this week to 55 years in prison for another, the 2019 murder of his roommate,…

Man sentenced to life in prison for stabbing death of 11-year-old Josue Flores

May 5, 2022 A man was sentenced to life in prison after a jury convicted him of the vicious stabbing death of Josue Flores, an 11-year-old who was…

Houston man sentenced to life in prison for killing, dismembering girlfriend

May 4, 2022 A Houston man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his girlfriend in 2018 and dismembering her body before dumping it in…

STATEMENT FROM HARRIS COUNTY DA KIM OGG ON APPARENT DRAFT OF ALITO OPINION

May 3, 2022 “Draft opinions of legal decisions are commonly changed before they are officially handed down, but they often foreshadow the author’s…

Steven Hobbs sentenced to life in prison after admitting to murdering two women

May 2, 2022 A Houston man who used his job as an armed security guard to hunt women in remote east Harris County – including shackling and hog-tying…

Man sentenced to life in prison without parole for murdering 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes

April 29, 2022 The second of two men responsible for the 2018 drive-by shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes has been sentenced to life in…

Man who killed 11-year-old in Channelview drive-by shooting sentenced to 40 years in prison

April 28, 2022 A 24-year-old man from Humble has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the murder of 11-year-old Kamren Jones, who was sleeping…

Houston pimp sentenced to 28 years in prison for trafficking 15-year-old

April 27, 2022 A pimp who forced a 15-year-old girl to have sex with strangers for money and also victimized a 13-year-old girl has been sentenced…

Harris County DA launches special Homicide Division

April 25, 2022 Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg has announced the creation of a division dedicated to prosecuting more than 300 pending…

STATEMENT REGARDING INDICTMENTS ISSUED BY A HARRIS COUNTY GRAND JURY

April 21, 2022 A Harris County grand jury has issued four indictments in connection with a 2020 incident in which Mark Aguirre, a former police…