Syed Rabbani, whose appeal was among the 100-plus Harris County cases allowed to languish for years, could be taken off death row.
A federal judge’s ruling Thursday disappointed advocates who argued that many lower-income people are illegally held in jail pre-trial.
The backlog at the Houston Forensic Science Center is causing major delays in prosecuting murder cases in Harris County, the district attorney’s office said ahead of a new law aimed at speeding up murder prosecutions. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg joined prosecutors and advocates for law enforcement and crime victims at a news conference […]
Residents, city officials and police say efforts to curb illegal activity in “the Track,” a notorious area along Bissonnet in Houston, have been working.
Police used heavily armed vehicles and high-tech surveillance to end a dramatic standoff in northeast Harris County with the man accused of shooting three police officers.
Relatives of those impacted by deaths and injuries at the downtown facility argued Saturday that major reforms are needed to improve safety.
Tenants of a southeast Houston apartment complex were targeted Wednesday by a rare attempt to evict them in large numbers.
Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery and Waller counties are experiencing abnormally dry conditions. Chambers County and a part of Liberty County are in a severe drought stage.
Houston police union demands for leader of forensic crime lab to resign over ongoing backlogs that it says is hampering law enforcement
Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said an additional 143 cameras will help improve transparency and accountability in his department.