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Former firefighter indicted for Harvey theft

March 5, 2019  A grand jury indicted a former Houston firefighter Tuesday for stealing $3,000 from a non-profit group providing disaster relief to…

Special Prosecutor’s Report: State of Texas v. Alfred Dewayne Brown

March 1, 2019  HOUSTON- Special Prosecutor John Raley has submitted his report regarding former death row inmate Alfred Brown to District Attorney…

HCDAO After Hours Task Force: A year later

February 28, 2019  HOUSTON- Exactly one year ago today, a special task force filed its first charges, which stemmed from a deadly crash in which a…

Man gets life for shooting woman with rifle from balcony

February 21, 2019  A Houston man who was sent to prison a generation ago for murder, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for the death of a…

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…