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Execution date set for killer who murdered Houston police officer

January 4, 2022   Carl Wayne Buntion, who murdered Houston police officer James Irby during a 1990 traffic stop, is scheduled to be executed April…

Constables, Harris County DA Ogg, and MADD news conference to urge community to avoid alcohol-related tragedy over holidays

  December 20, 2021   Harris County constables, the District Attorney’s Office and MADD are joining forces with a husband and father whose family…

“No Face No Case” Treetop Piru gang member gets life in prison

Dec. 17, 2021   A gang member who was convicted of shooting one man, and remains charged with another murder, has been sentenced to life in prison…

DA Ogg honored for leading criminal justice reform in substance abuse treatment and mental health

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg was recently honored with the Lone Star Award from the Association of Substance Abuse Programs, in…

Grand Jury indicts Mark Aguirre for felony assault in bogus voter fraud incident

December 13,2021 A Harris County grand jury today indicted Mark Aguirre for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon in a case being prosecuted by…

Gunman gets life in murder of Police sergeant

Dec. 6, 2021 Gunman gets life in murder of Police sergeant The gunman, who fatally shot Houston Police Sgt. Christopher Brewster, has been…

Harris County District Attorney’s Office supports partnership to prevent sexual assault and support survivors at area colleges and universities

December 2, 2021 The Harris County District Attorney’s Office provided $165,000 to help fund a new partnership to make qualified sexual assault…

Man who worked as a nanny sentenced to 30 years for child molesting

Dec. 1, 2021 A Houston man, who worked as a nanny for a single mother with two boys, was sentenced to prison for 30 years for molesting the children…

Gang member who was implicated in carjacking and two fatal shootings sentenced to 70 years in prison

November 15, 2021 A 22-year-old gang member who bragged on social media that he followed a rival gang member’s family from a funeral and then shot…