Harris County DA dismisses felony charges against poker club operators, citing...

Multiple conflicts of interest between state and local officials and Houston private poker clubs has led to the collapse of two criminal cases and...

Defense attorneys argue Bell County DA’s office should be removed from...

Attorneys for George Powell III, whose conviction on armed robbery was tossed out, argue that the Bell County District Attorney’s Office must be removed...

La Vernia school board to await police investigation of superintendent 

The La Vernia school board will wait on the police to complete an investigation into alleged inappropriate touching of a student by Superintendent Trent...

Lubbock commissioners refuse to attend meeting, to prevent tax rate vote

Two Lubbock County commissioners are refusing to attend meetings in order to prevent the commission from passing a property tax rate they say will...

Former Blue Mound police chief sues city for wrongful termination

Former Blue Mound Police Chief Randy Baker is suing the city for wrongful termination, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Officials of the small town north...

Board delays decision on La Vernia superintendent accused of repeated sexual...

The La Vernia school board late last week put off a decision on the possible dismissal of Superintendent Trent Lovette after a cheerleader alleged...

Man sues Leander police over alleged false report from officer with...

A man who says he lost his job because he was falsely accused of driving erratically toward a patrol officer’s parked car has sued...
TEC fines

Harris DA’s office hit with rare fine for delay in releasing...

Judge Andrew Wright levied the Harris County District Attorney’s Office with a rare $500 fine for dragging its heels in turning over evidence about...

Former trooper’s arrest on evidence-tampering leads to case dismissals

A former Department of Public Safety officer was arrested for tampering with evidence last week, which led to several cases being dismissed and others...

State ethics agency rebukes Travis County judge

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