AJ Armstrong

Criminal Justice

A.J. Armstrong requests fourth trial after being convicted of parents’ 2016 murders

Posted on · A new defense attorney for the 23-year-old Armstrong, who was a teenager at the time of his parents' deaths, claimed in a motion for a new trial that he should have been tried as a juvenile and that prosecutors should have provided previous defense attorneys with information that questioned the credibility of a key witness.

Migos Rapper Takeoff

Criminal Justice

‘Concerned citizen’ posts $1 million bond for Patrick Clark, the Houston-area man accused of fatally shooting Migos rapper Takeoff

Posted on · Clark had been jailed since his Dec. 1 arrest and was originally being held on a $2 million bond, which was subsequently reduced by half by a Harris County district court judge.


Criminal Justice

Judge lowers bail to $1 million for Patrick Clark, man accused of killing Takeoff in Houston

Posted on · Bail was originally set at $2 million for Clark, a 33-year-old Channelview man who had obtained an expedited passport prior for his Dec. 1 arrest. His attorneys argued he is not a flight risk and that amount was excessive.

Criminal Justice

Harris County district clerk talked about ‘justice’ for victims in video that led to murder mistrial

Posted on · The words of one speaker at "Jury Appreciation Week" led to a murder mistrial. In video obtained by Houston Public Media through a public records request, Harris County District Clerk Marilyn Burgess made similar comments.