Stafford man sentenced to 42 years in prison for sexually abusing former girlfriend’s 9-year-old child, DA says
A 32-year-old Stafford man has been sentenced to 42 years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency of a child, Fort Bend County District Attorney confirmed Wednesday.
Here are the rules spiritual advisors must follow to be present inside Texas execution chamber
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice released its new protocols for allowing spiritual advisors to be present in the execution chamber at the time of an inmate’s death. This reversal comes two years after TDCJ halted the practice.
48-year fugitive fights to remain out of prison
After escaping from a Georgia prison in 1968, Robert Stackowitz hid out in a quiet Connecticut town -- until last week, when the U.S. Marshals finally showed up at his door. The 71-year-old says he is too old and sick to return to prison. DeMarco Morgan reports.cbsnews.com
After 12 years in prison, wrongfully accused rape convict to be released
After 12 years in prison, wrongfully accused rape convict to be released DNA testing has cleared Michael Phillips of a 1990 rape conviction. A Dallas judge recently vacated the conviction after a district attorney found evidence linking the crime to another man.cbsnews.com