Texas judge denies bonds for 2 men arrested in drug raid

An investigation of drug activity in a Marlin neighborhood resulted in the issuance of a search warrant for a residence at 300 Durr St. According to reports, sheriff's deputies in Falls County raided the property and arrested two 40-year-old men and one 17-year-old minor. Within the property, law en...

Former QB Vince Young says he is innocent after DWI arrest

Vince Young is a familiar name to football fans in Texas and now to local police in Missouri City as well after his arrest for allegedly driving under the influence. The retired NFL quarterback initially issued an apology on Twitter to his fans, friends and family following the arrest. His latest st...

Judges need more leeway when sentencing violent offenders

Texas, like the rest of the country, has a mass incarceration problem. In 2008, when the issue was at its peak, there were 1,000 inmates per every 100,000 adults in the U.S. In an effort to drive that number down, many jurisdictions began offering more incarceration alternatives for low-level offend...

Teens who share drugs may be held responsible for related crimes

Because of advances in technology, it's easier for teens in Texas and elsewhere in the country seeking controlled substances to find ways to do so. While marijuana and alcohol are still the main substances illegally obtained by teens, some young people within this age group are also experimenting wi...

Can you get a DWI for driving while hungover?

Waking up after a night out drinking can be painful. However, the situation can get much worse for people who drive before their blood alcohol content (BAC) is back down to zero. Drivers who get in a vehicle while hungover might receive a "day after DUI." Day after DUIs received their name, because...