Michael Politte paroled decades after conviction for his mother's murder
Incarcerated at 14 years old for the murder of his mother — which he says he did not commit — MIchael Politte was 38 when he was granted parole in April 2022. He left prison doing one of the things he enjoyed most before he went in — riding a bike.news.yahoo.com
‘They tried to really paint my son as a horrible person’: Parents of man killed by girlfriend in Baytown call on production companies to cease coverage of case
The family of a man whose shooting death was the focus of several documentaries called on production companies Tuesday to cease coverage of the case, citing erroneous and emotionally scarring details.
‘Unfounded’ abduction investigation in Seabrook leads to arrest of Illinois man wanted on multiple warrants, including homicide, police say
The investigation of an attempted abduction in Seabrook led to the arrest of a man wanted on multiple violent offenses out of Illinois, according to authorities.
Adoptive parents of 7-year-old charged after child was found dead in washing machine as he was being punished for eating snacks, docs state
A man and a woman have been arrested in connection to the death of a 7-year-old child who was found inside of a washing machine at a home in Spring back in July, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez announced Tuesday.
‘It doesn’t look good’: Foul play suspected in disappearance of 2-year-old child of man accused in common-law wife’s choking death: HPD
Houston police and Texas Equusearch are searching for a missing 2-year-old child who is the daughter of the man accused of choking his common-law wife to death on Tuesday.
24-year-old Cypress man sentenced to life in prison for deadly 2016 robbery at Chinatown restaurant
A Cypress man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without parole for killing a Good Samaritan in 2016 on New Year’s Day at a restaurant in Chinatown, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said Thursday.
25-year-old man sentenced to life in prison without parole for murdering Spring couple
One of three men arrested for the execution-style slaying of a Spring couple in a 2018 home invasion was sentenced to life in prison without parole after being convicted of capital murder, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday.
Detailed timeline: Murder charges filed against man accused of gunning down security guard outside of Club Onyx, HPD says
Authorities have identified and charged a man who shot and killed a security guard who intervened in an argument between the suspect and a woman outside a gentlemen’s club along Houston’s popular Richmond strip, according to Houston police.
‘Real-life horror story’: Houston man sentenced to life in prison for using hammer to kill ex-girlfriend and stabbing man to death, DA’s office says
A Houston man was sentenced to life in prison for using a hammer to murder a woman he was having a relationship with in 2018, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday.
10 MS-13 gang members indicted on murder and racketeering charges dating back to 2015
A federal grand jury has charged 10 alleged MS-13 gang members with crimes including racketeering conspiracy, murder, attempted murder, and conspiracy to murder in aid of racketeering (VICAR), related firearms charges and obstruction of justice.
Man on trial in Texas says he did not kill 2 teen daughters
A man accused of fatally shooting his two teenage daughters in a taxi in the Dallas area in 2008 told jurors in his capital murder trial on Monday that he fled the vehicle before they were killed because he thought someone wanted to kill him.
Who killed Julian Castro? Reward increased to $10K for information on man’s murder during home invasion in NW Houston, authorities say
Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Homicide Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects responsible for murdering a man during a home invasion in northwest Houston.
Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer visit scene where MP Amess was killed
In a rare show of unity, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Keir Starmer visit the scene where lawmaker David Amess was killed in Leigh-on-Sea, east of London, along with the Speaker of the House of Commons Lindsay Hoyle and Home Secretary Priti Patel. Amess, 69, was talking with voters at a church when he was stabbed to death, in what the police have said was a terrorist attack.news.yahoo.com
Appeals court hears case of 3 ex-cops charged in Floyd death
The Minnesota Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Thursday on whether three former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd 's death should face an additional count of aiding and abetting third-degree murder. Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao are scheduled to face trial next March on charges of aiding and abetting second-degree murder and manslaughter. Prosecutors want to add the third charge following an appeals court ruling in February.news.yahoo.com
Investigating the 2005 murder of teacher Tara Grinstead
Investigating the 2005 murder of teacher Tara Grinstead A family in Georgia is awaiting a state supreme court ruling that could allow a long-awaited murder trial to go forward in the death of Tara Grinstead. Tara was a teacher and former beauty queen when she disappeared in October 2005. I"48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant joins CBSN to discuss the 12-year-old mystery and how authorities may have missed crucial leads early in the investigation.cbsnews.com
'How to Get Away with Murder' to end with Season 6
Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty ImagesABC is closing the case of "How to Get Away with Murder," announcing Thursday that the upcoming sixth season of the Viola Davis-starring legal drama will be its last. Davis plugged the upcoming season on Twitter, and called the show one of "greatest rides" of her life. "Murder," which is executive produced by Nowalk, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers and Stephen Cragg, became a hit for ABC when it premiered in fall 2014. It helped cement what the network dubbed its "TGIT" lineup, which also included Shondaland produced "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy." According to a release provided to CNN, the final season of "Murder" will focus on the class's last semester of law school and premieres Sept. 26.
"48 Hours": Tragic accident or ruthless murder?
"48 Hours" investigates the case of Dr. Robert Neulander, whose wife Leslie was found dead from a massive head wound. Officials first said the lethal injury was accidental, but prosecutors later charged Neulander with murder. Jim Axelrod has the story, including an interview with Jenna Neulander, the doctor's daughter.cbsnews.com
“48 Hours” investigates murder of Aspen “princess”
“48 Hours” investigates murder of Aspen “princess” When a member of Aspen “royalty” is slain in her sleep, police look to her enemies. Was one of them her killer? Correspondent Maureen Maher joins "CBS This Morning" to give a preview of Saturday’s all-new “48 Hours.”cbsnews.com
"48 Hours" probes murder of stockbroker's ex-wife
"48 Hours" probes murder of stockbroker's ex-wife A special Monday edition of "48 Hours" looks at the murder of Carol Kennedy, who was found beaten to death at her Arizona ranch six years ago. Maureen Maher previews her report and talks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about the case.cbsnews.com