CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
Two Great Apps: CBS DFW Weather App: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Oct | Download
                                   CBS Local App: The Latest From CBS DFW On Your Device | iOS & Android | Download
                                   -Including Breaking News Notifications, Audio and Video from CBS DFW

Local

Inmates Moved From Dawson State Jail

(credit: KTVT/KTXA) Ginger Allen
Ginger is the Senior Investigative Reporter of the CB...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

186152214 Inmates Moved From Dawson State JailJIM GAFFIGAN, "My kids have never eaten Hot Pockets

181572784 8 Inmates Moved From Dawson State JailFunny Faced Cheerleaders

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

455079896 Inmates Moved From Dawson State JailWATCH: Iggy Azalea & JLO's Booty Battle

 alt=Remembering Jimi Hendrix 44 Years Later

cowb thumb Inmates Moved From Dawson State JailCowboys Cheerleaders

DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – Buses began moving inmates from the minimum-security Dawson State Jail Thursday morning, after months of CBS 11 investigations and debates from lawmakers. The jail will be closed by the end of the month.

CBS 11 I-Team Reporter Ginger Allen has been investigating Dawson State Jail for more than a year and has talked with families of loved ones who have died, former inmates and guards. All have told stories about how the medical needs of inmates were often ignored.

By August 31, the 1600 offenders once housed at Dawson will be transported to Hutchins and Woodman State Jails. CCA, the private prison company that managed Dawson, said in a statement, it will help its more than 300 employees transfer or find local jobs.

MORE: Dawson State Jail To Close After Series Of CBS 11 I-Team Reports

MORE: CBS I-Team: Mother Grieves Death Of Baby Born At Dawson State Jail

MORE: Human Rights Groups Call For Closure Of Dawson State Jail

MORE: CBS 11 Investigates: Woman Dies After Being Held Sick At Dawson State Jail For Days

MORE: Mysterious Jail Death Raises Questions

MORE: Another Family Blames Dawson State Jail For Inmate Death

MORE: Guards Come Forward In Dawson Jail Investigation

Latest News:

Top Trending: