11, Mar 2014 - Parker, TX Mississippi Jury Finds Texas Minister Guilty In Drug Case
A Mississippi jury has found a 71-year-old Texas minister guilty of possession with intent to distribute 200 pounds of marijuana. Harrison County Judge Larry Bourgeois sentenced the Rev. Henry Jackson Parker Jr., of Houston, to 20 years in prison after the verdict was returned late Wednesday night. The judge suspended 10 years, leaving 10 years to serve. District Attorney Joel Smith tells The ...
11, Mar 2014 - Parker, TX Texas minister convicted of transporting 200 pounds of marijuana
A Harrison County jury found a Houston, TX man guilty of transporting 200 pounds of marijuana into Mississippi during September 2010. District Attorney Joel Smith announced that it took the jury only one hour of deliberation Wednesday to convict 71-year-old Henry Jackson Parker Jr. of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
11, Mar 2014 - Houston, TX Former Precinct 6 deputy āheroā charged with tax evasion
HOUSTONāA former Harris County Precinct 6 deputy constable, once hailed as a hero, has now been indicted and arraigned in federal court on charges of tax evasion and lying to federal investigators. Vernon Matthews was commended for his actions in October 2009 after he came to the aid of a robbery victim in a grocery store parking lot near the Texas Medical Center.Ā A female first-year resident ...
11, Mar 2014 - Harris, TX Judge revokes man's probation for contacting ex on Facebook
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas ā Harris County deputies say a man already on probation for stalking his ex-girlfriend is back at it again. Justin Pressler just got out of prison for harassing and burglarizing his ex-girlfriendās home back in 2010. Investigators said Pressler was given 10 years probation, but still decided to give his ex an electronic āpokeā on Facebook. A judge has now revoked his ...
09, Mar 2014 - Brazoria, TX Great Texas Warrant Round Up gets under way Saturday, March 1
Earlier this month on Valentineās Day, the city of Houston Municipal Courts, Houston Police Department, and various other law enforcement agencies - including the city of Tomball and other agencies throughout Harris and Montgomery counties - throughout the Gulf Coast region announced their participation in the 2014 Great Texas Warrant Round Up.
08, Mar 2014 - Experts in First Amendment and Internet Law Urge the Supreme Court of Texas to Rule in Favor of Har
In a case being held in the Supreme Court of Texas, Harrison Barnes PLC, and its founder, Harrison Barnes, are currently in a court battle involving the First Amendment. The most influential scholar in the United States on the subject, Erwin Chemerinsky, has submitted an amicus brief in support of Harrison Barnes. (PRWeb February 14, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases ...
08, Mar 2014 - Texas gay men together 53 years wed 'in the name of God'
Two gay men in Texas who say they've been together for 53 years took advantage of the recent open door a federal judge gave to gay marriage in the state, and traded wedding vows before a crowd of hundreds. The men, Jack Evans and George Harris, are both in ...
07, Mar 2014 - Public input sought for I-20 East Texas Corridor Study
Harrison County Judge Hugh Taylor presents a Powerpoint presentation at a recent county commissioners court meeting, updating the public on the progress of the I-20 East Texas Corridor Study.