02, Sep 2014 - Tarrant, TX Texas man sentenced to 60 years for sex assaults
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas man described by authorities as a serial rapist has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for attacking six women over a two-year period. A Tarrant County jury sentenced 22-year-old Armando Ernest Vera on Thursday, two days after he pleaded guilty to six counts of aggravated sexual assault.
04, Apr 2014 - Dallas, TX State district judge denies request from North Texas media to make case records public
FORT WORTH -- After twice barring the media and public from court hearings in a murder case involving a juvenile, state district Judge Jean Boyd on Thursday denied a request to make records from that case public. Tarrant County prosecutor Riley Shaw requested that she issue written findings of fact that she used to support the ruling. Boyd did not comment on her decision. Several North Texas ...
02, Mar 2012 - Fort Worth, TX Missing Texas Woman, Daughter Found Safe in N.M. - Officer.com
Authorities had been canvassing the state just hours after Jessica Smith was reported missing from her home in Fort Worth on Tuesday ... Police and representatives from the Tarrant County district attorney's office flew to New Mexico on Sunday ...