Hempstead

Jasmine Johnson, childhood friend of Sandra Bland, reacts to the site of her casket before the start of her funeral service at DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church, on July 25, 2015 in Lisle, Illinois. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

History Of Racial Tension Where Bland Died

Video of a confrontational arrest ignited long-simmering passions and caused some black men and women to raise their guard around law enforcement in Waller County.

07/27/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

March Held In Texas After Woman’s Jail Death

More than 100 protesters marched from the jail in the small Texas town of Hempstead to the courthouse following the death of a black woman who authorities say hanged herself in her jail cell.

07/17/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Texas Probing Death Of Woman In Waller County Jail

The Texas Rangers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman whose loved ones are questioning authorities who say the 28-year-old arrested on a traffic violation hanged herself in a Texas county jail cell.

07/16/2015

Romney, Obama

Who Won Second Presidential Debate?

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney squared off for the second time of three planned debates.

10/16/2012