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Houston mother who lied about 5-year-old daughter falling to death from balcony sentenced to 40 years for beating her to death with belt

Feb. 17, 2022 A Houston mother who initially falsely claimed in 2019 that her 5-year-old daughter fell to her death from an apartment balcony was…

Prosecutors seek more possible victims of former Hedwig Village police officer

Feb 11, 2022 Prosecutors are urging more possible victims to come forward if they recognize a former Hedwig Village police officer accused of…

‘Every parent’s worst nightmare’: Apprentice plumber sentenced to 25 years in prison for molesting 4-year-old girl while on the job at her home

February 10, 2022 A 26-year-old apprentice plumber from Spring Branch has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for molesting a 4-year-old girl in…

Woman charged in MS-13 machete murder is on the run; reward offered

February 9, 2022 A woman charged with murder for luring a man to his death at the hands of machete-wielding MS-13 gang members is on the run and a…

Houston man sentenced to life in prison for killing two, including estranged wife who’d tried to escape him

Feb. 1, 2022 A man who stabbed two people to death, including his estranged wife while he was free on bail for previously attacking her, has been…

Fugitive in deputy constable’s slaying charged with Capital Murder

January 24,2022 Prosecutors have charged a fugitive with Capital Murder for the slaying of Constable Precinct 5 Corporal Charles Galloway, District…

Prosecutors, police agencies and faith leaders unite to protect synagogues and other places of worship

January 24, 2021 Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg on Monday joined with area police chiefs, constables, faith leaders and others to announce…

District Attorney Ogg requests more prosecutors to combat county-wide violent crime

01/11/2022 Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg appeared before county commissioners Tuesday to request additional funding for 82 new prosecutors…

Reward offered for fugitive wanted in catalytic converter theft ring

January 10, 2022 A member of a theft ring that cut catalytic converters out of dozens of City of Houston vehicles is a fugitive after failing to…

First of former NFL players charged in medical reimbursement scam pleads guilty

January 5, 2022 Shantee Orr, one of eight former NFL players who, along with an athletic trainer, are charged with taking part in a $632,000 scheme…