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Essential and Continuing Operations / COVID19: In the interest of the health and safety of our staff and the community, our offices will remain closed to the public, and most of the agency’s prosecutors and staff will work remotely, until further notice. The HCDAO continues to perform key functions in the county criminal justice system and will do so during the Covid-19 pandemic. Click Here for More Information

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News Releases

Happy Pham convicted of murder, gets life after decade on the run

News Advisory May 9, 2017     Happy Pham convicted of murder, gets life after decade on the run   A Houston man, who had been on the run for a…

DA files recusal in Temple case; special prosecutor expected

  News Release May 5, 2017   Harris County District Attorney KIM K. OGG   DA files recusal in Temple case; special prosecutor expected The…

Prosecutors Allege Hate Crime in Attack on African American

Media Advisory May 3, 2017 Prosecutors Allege Hate Crime in Attack on African American   The Harris County District Attorney’s Office accused a…

Pimp gets 30 years for forcing runaway into prostitution

Media Advisory May 1, 2017   Pimp gets 30 years for forcing runaway into prostitution     A Houston pimp known as “Gorgeous Black,” was…

Man gets 30 years for forcing daughter into prostitution

Media Advisory March 14, 2017   Man gets 30 years for forcing daughter into prostitution A Baytown man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for…

Man gets 30 years for attacking child

Media Advisory April 27, 2017   Man gets 30 years for attacking child   A Houston man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping a young boy…

News advisory from HCDAO on students charged with threatening to shoot up school

Media Advisory Monday, April 24, 2017   A Harris County judge ruled Monday that  two juveniles should remain in custody for the felony offense of…

Two Clear Brook High School Students arrested over threats to shoot up the school

Media Advisory Thursday, April 20, 2017   Two Clear Brook High School Students arrested over threats to shoot up the school   On the day that…

District Attorney requests special prosecutor for Shannon Miles case

  News Release Friday, April 5, 2017   Harris County District Attorney KIM K. OGG   District Attorney requests special prosecutor for…

Statement regarding death of Asst. Chief Greenwood

  News Release Friday, April 3, 2017   Harris County District Attorney KIM K. OGG   Statement regarding death of Asst. Chief Greenwood We…