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District Attorney Kim Ogg hosting educational webinar for crime victims

April 25, 2022 The Harris County District Attorney’s Office is hosting an educational webinar focused on helping victims of crime this Wednesday,…

Statement from Harris County DA’s Office on justice delivered for Officer James Irby

April 21, 2022 The man who murdered Houston Police Officer James Irby more than 30 years ago was executed by the State of Texas Thursday.  Carl…

Northside man sentenced to 40 years for killing girlfriend in domestic violence incident

April 19, 2022 A Houston man who lived with his girlfriend in the Northside was sentenced to 40 years in prison for fatally beating her in 2018,…

Statement regarding indictments issued by a Harris County grand jury

April 12, 2022 “Since the State of Texas disbanded the Public Integrity Unit, which was housed at Travis County District Attorney’s Office, the…

Alvin man sentenced to 40 years for stealing land and reselling it

April 9, 2022 A 54-year-old Alvin man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for stealing properties from elderly and deceased owners and then…

‘Because of her, I can’: Harris County’s Black female prosecutors and DA Kim Ogg on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic Supreme Court confirmation

April 7, 2022 As the country watched the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the nation’s highest court, Harris County District Attorney…

District Attorney Ogg thanks Harris County Commissioners for funding prosecutor positions

  APRIL 5, 2022 Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg thanked county commissioners Tuesday for approving $7.5 million in funding to fill existing…

Woman who was mastermind in her employee’s death gets life in prison

APRIL 2, 2022  A Houston woman who was the mastermind behind a vicious robbery in which one of her own employees was shot to death has been…

Rapist sentenced to 56 years in prison for 2006 cold case

April 2, 2022 A Louisiana man who was staying in Houston in 2006 has been sentenced to 56 years in prison for abducting and raping a 14-year-old in…

Boy pushed out of wheelchair for dressing as police officer becomes honorary investigator

April 1, 2022 A third-grade boy who was ridiculed and pushed from his wheelchair for wearing a police uniform to school for Career Day has learned…