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Essential and Continuing Operations / COVID19: In the interest of the health and safety of our staff and the community, our offices will remain closed to the public, and most of the agency’s prosecutors and staff will work remotely, until further notice. The HCDAO continues to perform key functions in the county criminal justice system and will do so during the Covid-19 pandemic. Click Here for More Information

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News Releases

Ogg statement on today's proceedings at Commissioners Court

June 25, 2019  Statement from Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg on today’s proceedings at Commissioners Court: My office remains dedicated to…

Houston couple charged for newborn’s death

June 24, 2019  A mother and father have been charged in the death of their prematurely born daughter, who was killed just days after she was brought…

District Attorney Ogg announces life sentence for ambush murder

June 21, 2019  Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Friday that Antonio Hopkins-McGee was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of…

Harris County DA gang expert named Prosecutor of the Year

June 21, 2019  Caroline Dozier, a career prosecutor and gang expert at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, has been awarded Prosecutor of…

Mother Charged for running over her three-year old child

June 21, 2019  A mother has been charged with Criminally Negligent Homicide for running over her three-year-old son, Harris County District Attorney…

Grand jury indicts Jackson for murder in Josue’s death

June 18, 2019  After prosecutors presented newly tested evidence, a Harris County grand jury indicted Andre Jackson for murder in the death of 11-…

Man tried to hire hitman from jail to kill girlfriend

June 14, 2019 A Spring man, who was charged in April with trying to hire a hitman to kill his ex-girlfriend, was charged again this week after…

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,…