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News Releases

Drunk driver who killed two sentenced to 18 years

July 12, 2019  A 22-year-old woman who killed a mother and her three-month old son in a drunken driving crash was sentenced Friday to 18 years in…

Charges upgraded for Houston man accused of identity theft

July 11, 2019  A Houston man arrested in March for identity theft has been indicted on new charges reflecting the massive scope of a scam and…

Houston man indicted for raping 77-year-old at senior facility

July 10, 2019  A Houston man was indicted for sexual assault and robbery for sneaking into a senior-living center and pretending to be a maintenance…

Spring mechanic sentenced to 23 years for thefts totaling almost $750,000

July 3, 2019  Jason Edward Mott, a 39-year-old mechanic from Spring, has been sentenced to 23 years and restitution of $749,555 in a plea deal for a…

DA Ogg announces hemp/marijuana case filing policy

July 2, 2019  House Bill 1325 was signed into law by the Governor last month and became immediately effective.  The House Bill creates a State of…

Identity thief sentenced to eight years in prison

June 28, 2019  A Houston woman was sentenced to eight years in prison for victimizing over three dozen people in a methodical identity-theft scheme…

Grand Jury Indicts HPD Officer

June 26, 2019  A grand jury indicted a Houston Police Officer for Aggravated Assault by a Public Servant, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg…

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…