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Texas Elections 2018

After losing election, Houston juvenile court judge releases defendants en masse

The Houston Chronicle reports that Judge Glenn Devlin asked juvenile defendants whether they planned to kill anyone, then let nearly all of them go the day after his defeat at the polls.

The Harris County Juvenile Justice Center in downtown Houston. The youth detention center has been overcrowded for years. 

Texas Elections 2018

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz defeated Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke in the race for U.S. Senate. View full 2018 Texas election results or subscribe to The Brief for the latest election news.

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