Many people assume that celebrities live their lives completely void of pain or hardship. While it's easy to believe that celebrities are always living glamorously, such is not the case for former Cowboys quarterback Ryan Leaf. The former football player is wanted in Texas for theft crimes and fraud.
April 2012 Archives
Everybody has made an irrational choice that they cannot explain. Sometimes the choice is relatively inconsequential and, other times, the choice can have long-lasting repercussions. One Houston, Texas, woman is facing the possibility of the death penalty after she reportedly committed an act of murder and kidnapping out of desperation. The woman's attorney indicated that the circumstances of this criminal case do not warrant such a punishment.
Several years ago, the world of professional baseball was rocked by a long string of allegations and extensive federal investigations into the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Several of baseball's biggest stars were accused of taking steroids, which stained many individual reputations and the repute of baseball as a whole.
Those convicted of DWI can face a number of penalties, not limited to jail time or monetary fines. In addition to the social stigma attached to a drunk driving charge, people may have difficulty finding employment or obtaining a driver's license. Now, Texas law enforcement officials are implementing a new piece of technology designed to catch individuals violating their probation for repeat drunk driving offenses.
Many times Texas domestic violence reports are he-said, she-said scenarios, meaning that the truth is probably somewhere in the middle. Police who are called to the scene will make their own judgment as to the truth of the situation, sometimes even imposing another layer of complications for anyone who is accused of domestic violence.