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News Releases

Ex teacher gets 15 years for abusing 8-year-old student

  News AdvisoryJuly 14, 2017   Ex teacher gets 15 years for abusing 8-year-old student   A former school teacher was sentenced to 15 years in…

Twelve rescued from sweltering cargo bay of truck

Media Advisory July 10, 2017   Twelve rescued from sweltering cargo bay of truck   Three people are charged with human smuggling after a dozen…

Execution Date set for Anthony Shore aka the “Tourniquet Killer”

    News Release Thursday, July 6, 2017 Harris County District Attorney KIM K. OGG   Execution Date set for Anthony Shore aka the “…

Grand jury declines to indict two officers in 2016 shooting death

    News Release Thursday, June 29, 2017   Harris County District Attorney KIM K. OGG   Grand jury declines to indict two officers in 2016…

Robert James Campbell resentenced Tuesday to life in prison

News Advisory June 27, 2017   A man sentenced to death for the 1991 kidnapping, rape and murder of a Houston woman was resentenced Tuesday to life…

A man sentenced to death for the 1991 kidnapping, rape and murder of a Houston woman will be re-sentenced State Vs. Campbell

    News Advisory June 26, 2017     A man sentenced to death for the 1991 kidnapping, rape and murder of a Houston woman is to be re-sentenced…

Former Officer indicted for tampering with evidence

  News Release June 22, 2017   Harris County District Attorney KIM K. OGG   Former Officer indicted for tampering with evidence, assault in…

Rapist arrested for attacking 88-year-old woman

    News Release: June 22, 2017     Rapist arrested for attacking 88-year-old woman; man suspected in other Houston-area crimes   A Houston-…

Man gets 99 years for rape

    News Release: Wednesday June 21, 2017   Man gets 99 years for rape. “You’ve made me mess up your pretty face,” he said during attack   A…

Man posed as FBI agent to steal from motel

      News Release Wednesday, June 21, 2017   Harris County District Attorney KIM K. OGG   Man posed as FBI agent to steal from motel  …