A decade and a half of devilish deeds and die-hard journalism
Debra Foster’s used to rounding up fugitives. Now she’s firing away at Montgomery County.
Criner and the system try to adjust to a mistaken conviction
Despite its increasing importance, DNA evidence routinely gets destroyed here
Spanish-language media cries foul over Railcar Killer interviews
A lack of Bush means a lack of news in Houston
Ten years brings the Texas justice system to its senses. Roy Criner's free.
After ten years, prosecutors finally concede that Roy Criner is not guilty and should be free
It doesn't matter that other courts and D.A.'s have cleared wrongly convicted inmates. Roy Criner's case is in Montgomery County, Texas.
The evidence points away from Roy Criner's guilt in a savage crime. But the state still has what counts most -- a conviction.