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DA Ogg announces review of 1,400 cases

February 20, 2019  HOUSTON- The Harris County District Attorney's Office has launched a review of more than 1,400 criminal cases spanning Houston…

Statement from Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg on the U.S. Supreme Court decision today regarding the Bobby Moore case

February 19, 2019  The death penalty is the most serious punishment available under Texas law. The U.S. Supreme Court, which has the ultimate say,…

Statement regarding the recent officer-involved shooting at the 7800 block of Harding:

February 7, 2019 “Our Civil Rights Division prosecutors are currently working with the Houston Police Department’s special investigation team to…

Joint probe leads to bar closure

January 28, 2019  The owner of a Humble bar voluntarily cancelled her permit to sell alcohol following a joint probe by the Harris County District…

Man who set prominent Houston defense attorney on fire sentenced to 40 years in prison

January 23, 2019  HOUSTON- The man responsible for setting a prominent Houston defense attorney and his son on fire was sentenced to 40 years in…

Grand jury indicts driver who chased teen in fatal crash

January 14, 2019  A Harris County grand jury indicted Christopher Lopez Monday for three felonies in connection with a fatal crash in which he…

Joyride ends with 25-year sentence for man who fled deputies

January 10, 2019  A man who led sheriff’s deputies on a half hour chase, while taking a rugged Ford F350 pick-up on a joyride, was sentenced to 25…

Investigators’ hard work leads to capital murder charge

January 8, 2019  Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Tuesday that prosecutors have accepted capital murder charges against Larry…

Atascocita man indicted for 2018 deputy constables shooting

January 4, 2019  HOUSTON- A Harris County grand jury indicted an Atascocita man for an April 2018 shooting that sent three deputy constables to the…

Parents charged in death of toddler left in car overnight after party

December 21, 2018  Two Humble area parents are charged in the death of their two-year-old daughter left in the backseat of a car overnight after…