Cary Bailey took a plea deal for the charge of capital murder.
James Petty was found guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a child and one count of indecency with a child by contact.
Jon Greenbay is sentenced to six years in prison.
Washington State program pairs prison inmates with shelter dogs for training before adoption.
Cristin Murphy was found guilty of aggravated robbery.
A teenager, who escaped from the North Texas State Hospital in Vernon more than a year ago, has been sentenced to prison.
Michael Jackson's personal physician Conrad Murray is released from prison, two years after his conviction on involuntary manslaughter charges.
David Clayton Sorrells is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Russell Leath is sentenced to 12 years in prison. He'll get 172 days credit for time already served.
Candace Sternadel is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Czarski Barnes is sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Olgalidia Pando is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The Department of Homeland Security has started releasing hundreds of illegal immigrants held in local jails in anticipation of automatic budget cuts.
Connard Lee Riddles III was found guilty on the charge of accident involving injury or death.
Texas' Hidalgo County sheriff says his jail can't keep up with influx of illegal immigrants and violent gang members.
Police in two states and FBI agents on Thursday night were searching for a convicted murderer who was mistakenly released by Illinois authorities.
For the roughly 151,000 inmates in the Texas prison system, there are 1,800 units of deodorant and 28,000 units of toothpaste left.
A Virginia inmate appears closer to getting a sex change paid for by taxpayers.
Woman held for 11 days after cursing in clerk of court's office.
Authorities in Wise County say a Bowie man charged with killing 28 year old Samantha McNorton has apparently killed himself.