The criminal conviction of Jessica Tata, who owned the daycare where four children burned to death in 2011 is among more than 120 cases under review for possible exculpatory evidence, according to a letter the Harris County District Attorney's Office sent to criminal defense lawyers this week, in co ... More >>
Jessica TataA Harris County grand jury has returned four felony murder charges against Jessica Tata, the owner of a daycare where four kids died in a fire.
There had been some question as to whether the grand jury would go for the murder indictments, which require at least some degree of int ... More >>
KTRK's Jessica Willey has scored the first interview with Jessica Tata, the owner of the daycare where four kids died in a fire.
Tata is in Harris County Jail and did not speak on camera, but Willey reports she said "I'm doing well. I pray a lot" and she expressed remorse: "Sorry is not enough. You ... More >>
Jessica Tata spurs lege to actBlink once and you might have missed state rep Carol Alvarado's bill in the House Urban Affairs last week that offered at least one more stopgap measure to prevent the West Houston daycare fire that took the lives of four small children.
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HCSOJessica Tata faces a longer sentenceThe stakes have been raised against Jessica Tata, the owner of the daycare center where four children died in a fire.
Previously charged with manslaughter, now Tata faces murder charges after court filings yesterday by the Harris County District Attorn ... More >>
Jessica Tata, 22, is in custody.The long strange trip of the woman wanted in connection with the deaths of four children in a daycare fire in February is over as Jessica Tata was escorted to Harris County jail early Tuesday morning.
Tata was the owner of Jackie's Child Care, located in a res ... More >>
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.
So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.
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Jessica Tata: On the runSince announcing a $25,000 reward last week, U.S. Marshals have gotten dozens of "detailed" tips on how to find Jessica Tata, the fugitive owner of a daycare where four kids died horrifically.
"We've gotten some really good leads, and we're tracking them down," agency ... More >>
Jessica Tata is not loved on FacebookNo local Houston figure in recent memory has become so hated so quickly as Jessica Tata, the fugitive owner of the day care where four children died in a fire last week.
Believed to be in Nigeria, Tata, who lied about her juvenile record on her regist ... More >>
Jessica Tata is in Nigeria and is wantedDistrict Attorney Pat Lykos had an afternoon press conference today to rebut claims that her office did not act quickly enough in the case of Jessica Tata, who owned a daycare where four kids died in a fire, allowing Tata to escape to Nigeria.
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The Houston Fire Department says the owner of the daycare where last week's heartbreaking fire killed four kids has escaped the country.
Jessica Tata, 22, is in Nigeria, HFD tells the Houston Chronicle.
Tata has been charged with reckless injury to a child involving serious bodily injury, b ... More >>
Parents' nightmare on the west sideHorrible story out on the west side of town -- three children, aged three or younger, have died and another four are hospitalized with serious injuries, the Houston Fire Department and news outlets report.
The fire, at Jackie's Child Care in the 2800 block ... More >>