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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…

Knife-wielding purse snatcher gets 35 years

May 8, 2019  A Houston man known as “Stank” was sentenced to 35 years in prison for attacking a mother in broad daylight, as she and her children…

Former candidates charged for refusing to file financial disclosures

May 8, 2019  Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday that two former political candidates are charged with crimes for refusing…

Ogg announces reform to better address non-violent offenders with mental health issues

May 2, 2019  HOUSTON – Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced a new policy on Wednesday, expanding jail diversion for low-level and non-…

Poker clubs raided; nine owner-operators charged with money laundering in joint effort

May 1, 2019  Nine people were charged Wednesday with money laundering as part of an engaging in organized crime investigation by the Harris County…