‘Steel-caged death match’: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo says she expects to be indicted in ongoing investigation
In a Wednesday morning tweet posted by Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, the 31-year-old made it clear that she expects to face criminal charges in an ongoing investigation involving the Texas Rangers and the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.
Ask 2: Why is Lina Hidalgo’s title ‘judge?’
As part of our Ask 2 series, the newsroom will answer your questions about all things Houston. Question: Why are people like Lina Hildago called a judge in Houston (is this in all of Texas)? Answer: In Texas, a county judge serves as the presiding officer on the Commissioners Court and has a wide range of administrative, legislative and judicial duties. As the Harris County Judge and presiding officer on the Commissioners Court, Hidalgo’s judicial duties include overseeing county courthouses and jails. Click here to learn more about Judge Lina Hidalgo.