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New Orleans Court Stops Texas Execution
A Texas inmate received a last minute stay of execution Wednesday, and his lawyers say he's suffering from mental illnesses.  It's a case that's been closely watched by the national media, and has given fuel to the conversation about whether someone that's mentally ill shoul…
Longview Woman Who Posed As A Teen Gets Jail Time
31-year old Charity Johnson was arrested in Longview back in May for posing as a sophomore at New Life Christian School, and in a plea agreement this week learned how she'll be punished.
The story made national news when she was arrested, and it's making the rounds again now that the judge …
Texas Prisons Housing Less Inmates These Days
Hate to rain on a parade of allegedly good news, but not putting in my "two cents", would make this story feel rather empty.
The topic at hand is the number of prisoners in jail here in Texas.  Or, dare I say, the decline in incarcerations, which has dropped to its lowest total…
Poaching Could Put You In Jail In East Texas
For the hunting enthusiasts out there, and I personally know plenty of them, waiting for the appropriate season and shooting in the appropriate vicinity is all part of the sport.  So, why would you want to hunt illegally and risk damaging your bank account, or far worse, spending time behind ba…

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