The strange case of Jeffrey and Yvonne Stern gets stranger. Yvonne filed a lawsuit against her husband's ex-mistress, Michelle Gaiser, who is expected to testify that Jeffrey helped plot his wife's murder.
A bandit stole a cashbox containing $200 from a troop of Girl Scouts who were selling cookies outside of a Fort Bend County Walmart.
The Texas Historical Commission's markers are now eligible for their own plaque, Ron Paul and Sheila Jackson Lee are the Hill's best talkers, and the TCU drug bust was a bit pitiful.
Wade Steffen, a champion steer wrestler, was arrested after TSA officials found $337,000 and photos of rhino horns in his carry-on luggage at the Los Angeles airport.
Jeffrey Maxwell of Corsicana, who abducted a former neighbor and tortured her on a deer-skinning rack, was convicted and faces multiple life sentences for his crime.
Fifteen TCU students, including four members of Gary Patterson's Horned Frogs football team, were among eighteen people arrested on drug dealing charges.
Eighteen-year-old Taylor Burnham was naked, but for her cowboy boots, when she was stopped by cops in her Jeep Wrangler in Corpus Christi.
Shanna Widner appeared on Good Morning America to discuss the horror of dealing with her mother, Wanda Holloway, taking out a hit on her cheerleader classmate's mom.
The twelve-year-old girl admitted shooting her father in the head in 2009, but she said she did it because he had abused her.
A Springtown man suffers a life-threatening wound after he was stabbed in the leg with a broken golf club on the Eagle Mountain Lake course in Fort Worth.
Our favorite recent items from the Lufkin Daily News' police blotter.
Rodrigo Hernandez, who was convicted of the rape and murder of Susan Verstegen, a 38-year-old single mother and Frito-Lay employee, is set to die.
Houston's own mini-Madoff, who is accused of orchestrating an international $7 billion Ponzi scheme, finally goes to court.
A former NASA contractor allegedly killed her Air Force Colonel husband's mistress after learning of the affair.
Texas has five entries on Buzzfeed's "30 Best Taco-Related Crimes Ever," but the mere presence of tortillas doesn't make crime funny.
Demolition crews are razing the Hunstville stadium this week, where "The Wildest Show Behind Bars" took place for 35 years. The place may be gone, but its legacy will never be forgotten.
The rapper takes a marijuana bust in the same place that tripped up his good friend Willie Nelson.
Injustice Everywhere readers rated more than eighty police brutality videos, and coming in at number five was a tape of the Houston Police Department stomping and beating a teen burglary suspect.
A man suspected in the “Handsome Guy” bank robberies was found on the run after he allegedly left his car keys at the scene of his last heist.
Trey Scott Atwater, who is charged with attempting to take explosives on an airplane, was “surprised” that there was C-4 in his carry-on.
The wife of a prominent Dallas minister, who was left for dead some 24 years ago in her garage, finally dies after spending years in a nursing home in Tyler.
The number of people Texas executes each year is steadily declining as public sentiment in America turns against the death penalty.
After stray bullets hit two students at an Edinburg junior high, officials consider erecting a cinder-block wall around the property.
The disgraced lobbyist apologizes for his treatment of the El Paso tribe, but is it too little too late?
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram lands an interview with John O’Brien, the main suspect in the “rooftop burglaries.”
A Texas man serving time in a federal prison in Juárez was beaten and abused by soldiers.
An Austin woman worried about the health of her father, an inmate at the Eastham Unit, is petitioning the prisons to feed inmates three meals every day.
Twenty years ago today, four teenage girls were murdered at an “I Can't Believe It’s Yogurt” in Austin, and the killers have yet to be caught.
Into the Abyss dives deep into the death penalty debate.
It has been twenty years since four teenage girls were murdered in a north Austin yogurt shop—and still no answers.
Organizations representing some 10,000 Harris County law enforcement officers banded together on Tuesday to denounce District Attorney Pat Lykos as being soft on crime.
Two suspects arrested at a Whataburger outside of Houston find a unique way to kill time while being taken to the precinct.
For the women of Juárez, the terror of kidnapping—and worse—has never ended. Will it ever?
My hometown of Cleveland has become the most disgraced community in America because of a brutal, unspeakable crime that has set everyone against one another.
Macias has served as a patrolman with the San Antonio Police Department for the past seven years. He works the shift that runs from 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. (known as the “dog watch”) and is based out of the Central Substation, which oversees downtown and its surrounding area.A police
The tragic culture clash that led to the murder of a governor’s son.
CBS’s 48 Hours fills in the final chapters of the notorious Matt Baker.
When people ask me if cartel violence will find its way into Texas, I tell them it already has—and it’s going to get worse.
Hopper, who grew up in Weatherford, became one of his hometown’s 911 call operators right out of high school. In 1997 he joined the Austin Police Department, where—except for a hiatus to get his college degree—he has worked in the emergency communications division for seven years.When you call 911, the
Era una chica del barrio cuya voz la hizo acreedora de un Grammy, vendió millones de álbumes y la convirtió en una sensación como ninguna otra. Y cuando fue asesinada, el 31 de marzo de 1995, la estrella de la música tejana Selena Quintanilla Pérez pareció llevarse consigo las aspiraciones
Every year thousands of women are smuggled into the United States and forced to work as prostitutes. Many of them end up in Houston, in massage parlors and spas. Most of them will have a hard time ever getting out.
The John Doe case that continues to haunt a small town in Texas.
That’s the number of times Harris County housewife Susan Wright stabbed her husband in a brutal 2003 murder that riveted the nation and landed her in prison for 25 years. But should the butcher of the burbs be freed?
Even someone who supports the death penalty, as you do, can and should be up in arms over the Cameron Willingham case.
Convicted congressman William Jefferson owes this former pollster money. Something tells me I'm not going to collect.
Was the Army as much to blame for the Mahmudiyah killings as its perpetrators?
The Legislature takes up photo and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases.
Diversionary programs such as drug courts, which provide treatment-based alternatives for non-violent criminals to prisons, remain critically underfunded.
Can a former member of a vicious Houston gang leave crime behind and build a new life for himself?