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East Texas Man Gets Four Life Sentences for Killing Mother, 3 sons in 2021

Dec 22, 2022

East Texas Man Gets Four Life Sentences for Killing Mother, 3 sons in 2021
A 37-year-old East Texas man was sentenced to four life sentences after he killed a mother and three children in a crash last year. Daniel Canada was convicted last week...
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Vale Gets 82 Years After He Beat, Sexually Assaulted Stranger in NW Houston Bar in 2021

Dec 07, 2022

Vale Gets 82 Years After He Beat, Sexually Assaulted Stranger in NW Houston Bar in 2021
Felix Vale, 38, was sentenced to 82 years in prison after he and Ariel Cordoba, 31, beat a 49-year-old man unconscious and then continued to assault him afterward at a...
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Husband Who Beat His Wife to Death Sentenced to 55 Years in Prison

Dec 01, 2022

Husband Who Beat His Wife to Death Sentenced to 55 Years in Prison
A Houston man who killed his wife at her Chinatown beauty school and staged the scene to look like a robbery was sentenced to 55 years in prison on Thursday,...
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Man Who Gunned Down a Baytown Mother in 2020 Home Invasion Sentenced to Life in Prison

Nov 04, 2022

Man Who Gunned Down a Baytown Mother in 2020 Home Invasion Sentenced to Life in Prison
The man who gunned down a Baytown mother in a 2020 home invasion was sentenced to life in prison on Friday, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said. Read more...
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Man Who Fatally Shot Harris County Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal During Traffic Stop Sentenced to Death

Oct 26, 2022

Man Who Fatally Shot Harris County Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal During Traffic Stop Sentenced to Death
Punishment has been decided for the man found guilty of capital murder in the shooting death of Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal. Robert Solis has been sentenced to death....
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Houston Man Sentenced to Life for Killing 3 During 45-minute Crime Spree in Stolen Car dead

Jun 27, 2022

Houston Man Sentenced to Life for Killing 3 During 45-minute Crime Spree in Stolen Car dead
Prosecutors say Kelsey shot two men — one fatally — after buying heroin at a home in May 2020. A witness testified that Kelsey was angry at one of the...
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Second Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Murdering 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes

May 26, 2022

Second Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Murdering 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes
The second of two men responsible for the 2018 drive-by shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for murder, Harris County District Attorney...
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Steven Hobbs, Longest Current Serving Harris Co. Inmate, Sentenced to Life for Two Murders

May 22, 2022

Steven Hobbs, Longest Current Serving Harris Co. Inmate, Sentenced to Life for Two Murders
Steven Hobbs, who is the longest current serving Harris County inmate, pleaded guilty Monday before jurors could be chosen and sentenced to two consecutive life sentences. The 51-year-old would be...
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Man Convicted in Fatal Stabbing of 11-year-old Houston Boy as He Walked Home from School

May 04, 2022

Man Convicted in Fatal Stabbing of 11-year-old Houston Boy as He Walked Home from School
Andre Timothy Jackson was convicted Tuesday in the fatal stabbing of an 11-year-old Josue Flores as the child walked home from school in 2016. Jurors deliberated for three hours. Read...
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Man Found Guilty of Capital Murder Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes

Apr 29, 2022

Man Found Guilty of Capital Murder Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes
Larry Demetricus Woodruffe, 27, was charged in January 2019 with capital murder after deputies said a tip led them to find corroborating evidence of his involvement in the shooting. On...
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Boy in Wheelchair Who Saved Family During Freeze Bullied at School for Dressing as Police officer

Apr 01, 2022

Boy in Wheelchair Who Saved Family During Freeze Bullied at School for Dressing as Police officer
8-year old Michael Martinez was made an honorary deputy Friday by several Houston-area law enforcement agencies. They gave the shy boy a bunch of badges and showered him with gifts...
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District Attorney Kim Ogg Requests More prosecutors to Combat County-wide Violent Crime

Jan 12, 2022

District Attorney Kim Ogg Requests More prosecutors to Combat County-wide Violent Crime
District Attorney Kim Ogg requested additional funding for 82 new prosecutors in 2022. DA Ogg seeks additional staffing to address three “crime drivers” spiking Harris County’s homicide and criminal victimization...
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