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Super Bowl & NBA Playoff ticket scam leads to plea

April 16, 2019  HOUSTON – Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Tuesday that a serial scammer pled guilty to two felony theft cases for…

“John Gotti” gets life without parole for Houston slayings

April 15, 2019  A gang member known on the streets as “John Gotti” was sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of three people during a home…

Baytown man on the run after conning company out of 20K for 60 tons of chicken feet, elderly cancer patient out of thousands

April 11, 2019  HOUSTON- The Harris County District Attorney’s Office and the Baytown Police Department are looking for a Baytown man charged with…

Arkema, executive, indicted for criminally injuring two deputies during chemical incident at Crosby plant

April 10, 2019  Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday that a grand jury indicted Arkema and one of its executives for the…

Joint effort cracks ring that carried out dozens of armed robberies

April 9, 2019  Authorities announced that 11 gang members have been charged in connection with 41 armed robberies, most at local meat markets that…

Mother charged for abusing sons

April 5, 2019  A mother is charged with multiple felonies for whipping her sons with cables and denying them food to the point it left them with…

Prosecutors move to dismiss charge against Chauna Thompson

April 3, 2019  Harris County prosecutors today moved to dismiss the murder charge against former sheriff’s deputy Chauna Thompson, who was indicted…

Prosecutors request charge be dismissed in Michael Bennett case

April 3, 2019  Prosecutors today moved to dismiss the case against NFL player Michael Bennett, who was indicted for an alleged incident following…

Ogg, law enforcement, community partners mark two-year milestone of Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program

March 29, 2019  HOUSTON- Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, flanked by law enforcement and community partners, marked the two-year anniversary…

Review expands to more than 2,000 cases

March 4, 2019  HOUSTON- Prosecutors are expanding an ongoing review to include at least 800 cases linked to Houston Police Officer Steven Bryant…