If you're going to get caught with a computer filled with hundreds and hundreds of stills and videos of child pornography, it might be best to have some kind of explanation.
Pedro Rosales, 33, thought he had one.
The Houston resident tried to convince a "a minor relative" to take the blame for the ... More >>
Six historical paintings at Houston's federal courthouse have raised some hackles with two federal judges, who believe the paintings dredge up offensive imagery of slavery.
The paintings, depicting the Houston Ship Channel in the late 1870s, were completed between 1938 and 1941, and were displayed ... More >>
Vanessa Gilmore: A diva reminiscesOkay, U.S. District Judge Vanessa Gilmore hasn't really written a book about a steamy love affair, if such affairs are two-sided. But she has written a book of funny anecdotes about her time on the Houston federal bench, and she's included a tale of a lovesic ... More >>
Yo, "Tony" says it's all goodRobert Erdman ripped off the federal Bureau of Prisons and other agencies to the tune of almost $1.5 million, and now he will get a close-up view of just how good the computer systems in the BOP are.Erdman was sentenced today to 30 months in federal prison for selling ... More >>
The entertainment this man deprived Spring of, it boggles the mindIf you live in Spring and are wondering whatever happened to your promised Netflix delivery of Jennifer Aniston's The Bounty Hunter, there may be an answer. (And you're probably just as well off not seeing the thing anyway.)Rudolph ... More >>
In a ruling Friday that flew under the radar until today, US District Judge Vanessa Gilmore overturned the capital-murder conviction of Mariano Rosales, because Harris County prosecutors had improperly rejected minorities from the jury pool.The technical term for the tossing-minority-jurors claim is ... More >>