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News Releases

Charges dismissed against man convicted on false testimony by then HPD Officer Gerald Goines

August 18, 2020 Judge Ramona Franklin, of the 338th District Court, has signed District Attorney Kim Ogg’s motion to dismiss Otis Mallet Jr.’s 2008…

Former TSU law school assistant dean charged with theft

August 10, 2020 A former assistant dean of admissions and financial aid at TSU’s law school was charged with theft Monday for a scheme in which he…

Houston man sentenced to nine years in prison for identity theft

August 4, 2020 A Houston man was sentenced to nine years in prison for organized crime involving an identity theft scheme, Harris County District…

Harris County Grand Jury indicts six former HPD officers

July 31, 2020  A grand jury Thursday indicted six retired Houston Police officers for 17 felonies, determining there was sufficient evidence for the…

Repeat offender gets three years in prison for beating dog

July 22, 2020  A Houston man with a history of violence was sentenced to three years in prison for hitting and choking a dog, Harris County District…

Texas high court sides with prosecutors and defense lawyers to declare man Actually Innocent

July 8, 2020  The state’s highest court agreed with prosecutors and defense lawyers by declaring a man actually innocent who was arrested a dozen…

Harding Street supervisors charged in probe of Houston Police Narcotics Division

July 1, 2020  Houston Police narcotics officers falsified documentation about drug payments to confidential informants with the support of…

DA Kim Ogg announces results of protest case review

June 10, 2020 While George Floyd was being eulogized Tuesday, prosecutors wrapped up their week-long review of protest-related charges, dismissing…

Humble man to repay $300,000 in plea deal

May 29, 2020 A Humble man who worked for a construction company has paid back $100,000 to his employer, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg…

District Attorney begins process of clearing 91 more defendants convicted by accused former HPD Officer Gerald Goines.

May 21, 2020  Prosecutors reviewing cases tied to former Houston Police Officer Gerald Goines anticipate at least 91 more drug convictions will soon…