More than three dozen opinions have been issued by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals since November on cases that have sat dormant in the Harris County criminal courts for years.
The grand jury’s decision Thursday follows the 2021 tragedy that left 10 people dead and hundreds injured.
The Harris County District Clerk uncovered about 100 court appeals of defendants who said they were unlawfully incarcerated as their cases languished in the system for years.
For the second time in three months, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals sided with a Houston-area prisoner whose appeal sat dormant for decades.
Houston mayoral candidate Amanda Edwards announced she’s dropping out of the race and planning to campaign for a seat in Congress.
Gun thefts from cars are increasing in the Houston area. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of guns reported stolen from parked vehicles citywide surged from 3,695 to 4,401 – a 19 percent increase.
Here’s how to secure your gun when you bring it in your car and reduce the flow of illegal weapons into your community.
At first, Ben Wolff could hardly make sense of what he was reading. A man showing signs of mental illness had been sentenced to death. Later found to be psychotic, he was still in prison and the state of Texas seemed to have forgotten all about him – even though he’d had litigation pending in […]
The protesters voiced opposition to new Superintendent Mike MIles’ plans for overhauling nearly 30 schools and expressed concern about the impact on teachers.
Several Houston ISD parents, multiple business professionals and one former school teacher are now in control of governing Texas’ largest school district.