A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a Texas death row inmate whose supporters contend was sentenced unfairly because of his race.
A police statement says the 39-year-old man was found unresponsive in his cell early Thursday and could not be revived.
A Texas prisons spokesman says inmate beat guard to death during cell transfer.
Hood County authorities are on the hunt for an inmate that escaped from the Granbury jail.
Jose Salaz knew he was being hunted after escaping from a South Texas prison to start a new life in Mexico with his wife and children.
A study by the Texas Civil Rights Project and American Civil Liberties Union is critical of what the organizations contend is overuse of solitary confinement in Texas prisons.
The Oklahoma inmate whose execution was botched in April succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state’s prisons chief halted efforts to kill him.
The body of an Oklahoma inmate who died after a botched execution of what corrections officials have said was an apparent heart attack was returned from an independent autopsy without the heart or larynx, a state medical official said Monday.
An Oklahoma inmate whose execution was halted Tuesday because the delivery of a new drug combination was botched died of a heart attack.
A federal inmate has been found guilty of trying to hire someone to kill a North Texas federal judge.
William Chance wants to connect to the spirits of his dead parents from his prison cell. All he needs is a lock of their hair for a Native American ritual he believes will help find them.
Dallas Police are trying to determine how an inmate died while in custody at the Dallas City Detention Center.