01, Feb 2015 - Nacogdoches man convicted in murder-for-hire plot gets life with option of parole
In the wake of a decision by the Texas Court of Appeals in December 2014, the state agreed to a new sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole for the Nacogdoches man involved in a murder-for-hire plot that resulted in the death of his then-girlfriend's stepfather in 2005.
31, Jan 2015 - Nacogdoches woman convicted in murder-for-hire plot gets life with option of parole
In the wake of a decision by the Texas Court of Appeals in December 2014, the state agreed to a new sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole for the Nacogdoches woman involved in a murder-for-hire plot that resulted in the death of her stepfather in 2005.
30, Jan 2015 - Nacogdoches, TX Mug shots: Dozens of Aryan gangsters get 909 years in fed-led probe
Dozens of Aryan Brotherhood of Texas gangsters and their associates were sentenced to a total of 909 years in federal prison without the possibility of parole as a Houston-based probe, which reached into nearly every region of the state, largely wrapped up in 2014. Only one more gang member and one more associate await sentencing, and face 10 years to life.
30, Jan 2015 - Nacogdoches, TX Nacogdoches Co. law enforcement agencies helped take down drug cartel leader
U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced Thursday that the current head of the Mexican drug trafficking organization, the Gulf Cartel, or Cartel del Golfo, has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in the Eastern District of Texas.
29, Jan 2015 - Nacogdoches, TX Man sentenced to 10 years in prison for indecency with child
A Nacogdoches man has been sentenced to 10 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice after pleading guilty on Friday to four counts of indecency with a child.
28, Jan 2015 - Nacogdoches, TX Colton Weir
Colton Weir, center, emerges from a sheriff's vehicle under heavy guard on Thursday for a resentencing hearing in the 420th Judicial District Court in Nacogdoches. A Texas appellate court in December vacated Weir's 2006 sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole in the 2005 capital murder of James Kelly in Cushing.
28, Jan 2015 - Nacogdoches, TX Man sentenced in East Texas murder-for-hire scheme
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison after a state appeals court earlier struck down his prior punishment for the 2005 killing in East Texas of his friend's stepfather. A state appeals court determined last month his rights were violated when he was sentenced in 2007 to life without parole.
12, Oct 2014 - Nacogdoches, TX Hard-earned wisdom found in author's stories of death
Unlike David Dow's previous memoir, The Autobiography of an Execution , which focused solely upon the noted appellate attorney's death penalty work, his engaging new memoir, Things I've Learned from Dying , dispenses wisdom gleaned from observing the deaths of his father-in-law, Peter; Texas death row prisoner Eddie Waterman; and his dog Winona.
08, Oct 2014 - Nacogdoches, TX Port Arthur Woman Charged in SYAM Tax Service Scheme
BEAUMONT (KYTX) – A 61-year-old Port Arthur, Texas woman has been charged for her role in the SYAM Tax Service Scheme in the Eastern district of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.