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Pearland woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in beating, sexual assault at bar

December 29, 2022 A Pearland woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in brutally beating and sexually assaulting a man at a northwest…

Harris County District Attorney’s Office releases Five Year Report

December 21, 2022 The Harris County District Attorney’s Office has released its Five Year Report highlighting award-winning diversion programs,…

Intoxicated driver who killed mother and three children sentenced to four life sentences

December 14, 2022 An East Texas man who killed a mother and three children in a drunken driving crash in Houston was sentenced to four life…

Ringleader in NFL medical reimbursement scam pleads guilty

December 17, 2022 An athletic trainer who acted as the ringleader with eight former NFL players in a scheme to defraud an NFL player trust fund by…

​​​​​​​Houston man sentenced to 45 years for killing TSU student while on bond for robbing shoe store

December 11, 2022 A Houston man who robbed a shoe store and then, while on bond, fatally shot a Texas Southern University student during an armed…

Member of Gangster Disciples sentenced to 25 years for murder over $40

December 8, 2022 A documented member of the Gangster Disciples, an infamous street gang that also operates in prison, was sentenced by a judge this…

DA Kim Ogg issues statement on case against Shelton Jones for 1991 capital murder of HPD Sgt. Bruno Soboleski

December 7, 2022 Former death row inmate Shelton Jones was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison in a plea deal that takes Jones off death row but…

​​​​​​​Pearland man sentenced to 82 years in prison for brutal beating, sexual assault of stranger at bar

December 6, 2022 A Pearland man was sentenced to 82 years in prison for brutally beating and sexually assaulting a man at a northwest Harris County…

Two men sentenced to 25 years in 2021 murder

December 2, 2022 Two men were sentenced this week to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing a friend they got in a fight with in 2021,…

Husband who beat wife to death sentenced to 55 years in prison

December 1, 2022 A Houston man who killed his wife at her Chinatown beauty school and staged the scene to look like a robbery was sentenced to 55…