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Quick action, CPR saved life outside Houston BBQ restaurant

June 14, 2019  The quick efforts of two District Attorney’s Office investigators, the Freeport Police Chief, and a private citizen during lunch hour…

Special Prosecutor files grievance against former prosecutor

June 11, 2019  A special prosecutor has filed an official grievance with the State Bar against a former prosecutor for his wrongful conduct during a…

Former minister heads to prison

June 10, 2019  A former minister was sentenced to ten years in prison Monday for stealing more than $800,000 from Houston First Baptist Church,…

Former deputy constable indicted for on-duty rape

June 6, 2019  A grand jury indicted a former deputy constable for Sexual Assault and Official Oppression for a July 2018 incident in which he was on…

Statement from District Attorney Kim Ogg re Maleah Davis

May 31, 2019  Let’s let search teams do what search teams do.  We have spoken with the defendant’s lawyer and there is no agreement.   We continue…

Former NFL fullback convicted of stealing from player fund

May 29, 2019  A former NFL player was convicted of stealing $105,000 from an NFL player trust fund and sentenced to ten years of probation, as well…

Man who pointed shotgun at children while robbing parents sentenced to 25 years

May 24, 2019  A man who pointed a shotgun at a seven-year-old girl while demanding money from her father during a Sunday morning crime spree, was…

Former Metro Police Officer convicted for beating a homeless man

May 17, 2019  Former Metro Police Officer Jairus Warren was convicted by a jury of assault for beating a homeless man while on duty, Harris County…

Statement from District Attorney Kim Ogg regarding the Houston Police Department delivering its investigation today to prosecutors:

May 15, 2019  “Our independent investigation continues; all of the evidence will be reviewed by prosecutors and ultimately presented to a grand jury…

Woman convicted in case of pets who starved to death after being left behind

May 9, 2019  A woman was convicted of animal cruelty for leaving two dogs, a cat and a turtle to starve to death in her apartment, Harris County…