D.A.'s Office

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    UPDATED Crush Video Case: Feds Drop Remaining Charges

    Federal prosecutors have dropped the two remaining obscenity charges against alleged animal crush video producers Ashley Richards and Brent Justice and filed a notice of appeal on five counts previously tossed out by a federal judge.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Qian Feng: Dog-Poisoner No Show in Court for Sentencing

    Photo courtesy HPDAnyone know where this dude is?​A man who pled guilty to poisoning his neighbor's dogs failed to show up for sentencing today in Harris County District Clerk, his defense attorney confirmed. A bond forfeiture warrant has been issued for his arrest. Qian Feng raised some hack ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    BARC Handling String of Startingly Bad Animal Abuse Cases (With Graphic Photos)

    Cesar, in recovery mode​The world has completely gone to hell in the last 36 hours, based on the shocking display of animal cruelty cases that Houston's Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care is dealing with. Authorities are investigating the following, according to BARC: -- A man shot a Yorks ... More >>

  • News

    February 4, 2010

    Crash Reports

    Running a red light and killing someone does not automatically mean you're in trouble in Harris County.

  • News

    September 5, 1996
  • News

    August 8, 1996

    Split Decision

    The D.A.'s Office drops its probe of the medical examiner's DNA expert -- for now

  • News

    January 25, 1996


    Since Dr. Joe retired as Harris Countys chief medical examiner, the morgue itself has been undergoing a critical examination. Whats been uncovered botched postmortems, illegal tissue-harvesting, double-dipping pathologists reveals a county office thats op