Tag Archives: COURTS

U.S. SUPREME COURT RULES FOR TEXAS ABORTION RESTRICTIONS

The U.S. Supreme Court virtually ensured that the new Texas abortion law will be a major issue in next year’s governor’s race, when they narrowly ruled critical portions of the…

TWELVE YEAR SENTENCE FOR ASSAULTING WIFE WITH A KNIFE

A 30-year old Brenham man was sentenced to 12 years in prison in this week’s session of the 21st district court, for threatening his former wife with a knife in…

MAN IN COURT OVER BURNING A TODDLER IN A BATHTUB

A 21-year old Caldwell man is having a hearing in the 21st district court in Burleson County today (Monday) on charges he burned a 13-month old with hot water. Izaiah…

FLENNIKEN LAWSUIT DISMISSED

Retired 21st District Court Judge Terry Flenniken credits the law and the judicial system for dismissing a lawsuit filed against him  from an anti-abortion group charging he improperly placed a…

CATTLE RUSTLER SENTENCED

A modern day cattle rustler was sentenced in this week’s session of the 21st district court. Assistant District Attorney Eric Berg says that 21-year old Corey Juan Bias of Brenham…

FIREARM TURNS BURGLARY INTO FIRST DEGREE FELONY

A 25-year old convict turned a home burglary into a first degree felony when he was found in possession of a firearm in March of 2012.  District Attorney Julie Renken…

MAGNOLIA MOTHER SENTENCED TO 40 YEARS FOR TORTURING FIVE YEAR OLD SON

A Magnolia mother has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for stabbing her five-year old son whom she says was possessed by the devil. It was March of 2012…

TIRE AND RIM THIEF SENTENCED TO JAIL

One of the several men convicted in the rash of tire and rim thefts nearly three years ago had his probation revoked in this week’s session of the 21st District…

TRIAL DATE SET FOR LANDFILL DISPUTE

A trial date has been set for the long running dispute between Waller County residents and a proposed landfill just outside of Hempstead.. The Hempstead Landfill controversy is now headed…

FORMER DEATH ROW INMATE GRAVES CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION

Anthony Graves spent a total of 18 years in confinement with 14 of those on the Texas death row.  All charges against Graves were dismissed in October of 2010 when…