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Houston man gets life sentence for shooting in dispute over assault rifle

March 26, 2022 A Houston gang member was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of murder for shooting a 19-year-old woman during a…

Former HCSO deputy from Kingwood sentenced to 10 years for possession of child pornography

March 25, 2022 A former Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputy was sentenced Friday by a judge to 10 years in prison for possession of child…

Man who murdered veteran during Cypress home invasion sentenced to life in prison without parole

March 10, 2022 A Houston man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for murdering a Marine Corps veteran during a home invasion in…

“Wobbly-wheel” scammer who victimized at least 25 people sentenced to six years in prison

March 8, 2022  A Spring Branch man has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to engaging in organized criminal activity for…

Man accused of murdering girlfriend and fleeing the country in 2017 extradited from Guatemala

March 4, 2022 A fugitive has been extradited from Guatemala to Houston to face trial for murdering his girlfriend, hiding her body and fleeing the…

Gunman who was free on bond gets 45 years for shooting two security guards

February 26, 2022 A Missouri City man was sentenced to 45 years in prison for shooting two security guards with an assault rifle outside a club in…

DA Kim Ogg's statement denouncing labeling of transgender medical care as child abuse

February 25, 2022 "As District Attorney of the most populous county in Texas, I oppose attempts by Gov. Abbott and AG Paxton to designate life-…

10-year-old Houston cancer patient sworn in at over 200 law enforcement agencies becomes honorary Harris County DA Investigator, deputy constable

February 21, 2022 A 10-year-old who has well overshot his goal of becoming an honorary police officer at 100 area law enforcement agencies has badge…

Mother and boyfriend indicted for capital murder of 8-year-old boy who sold muffins to help family

February 18, 2022 A Houston couple has been indicted for capital murder in the death of an 8-year-old boy who died in a motel room bathtub after…

Felon gets 15 years for illegal possession of shotgun

Feb. 18, 2022 A felon who wielded a shotgun as he demanded that space be cleared in the driveway of his girlfriend’s home in the Langwood…