With four months still remaining, 2012 is already the deadliest year in more than a decade in Texas prisons. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has reported 10 homicides this year, up from only three in 2011.
An accident along Interstate-30 in Arlington Tuesday morning involved a van loaded with inmates from the Tarrant County Jail. There were two inmate vans traveling on the highway during morning rush hour, and then traffic backed up near Fielder Road.
A guard at a southwest Mississippi prison died Sunday and several other employees were injured during what the facility’s private operator is calling “an inmate disturbance” that continued into the evening.
A former Texas inmate who cooked the final meals for hundreds of condemned prisoners is offering to start doing it again at no cost to the state now that officials have ended the practice of allowing the special last requests.
It was a scene that conjures up thoughts of the movie “The Fugitive”. Monday morning a van with a guard and seven inmates onboard crashed on Interstate 30 in far west Fort Worth.
Last year, Jesse Prindel was sitting in prison, serving a sentence for cocaine possession. Now, Prindel is working toward a better life.
Private companies are lining up to grab a piece of the action of the nearly $1 billion health care system for Texas prison inmates.
The court ruled in a suit filed by Texas prison inmate Harvey Sossamon, who complained that he was denied the chance to participate in Christian worship services.
As part of a plan to cuts costs for the state, a North Texas lawmaker is suggesting giving some Texas prison inmates access to the internet.
RAGE got another letter from our friend in lock-up. This time, Crazy Matt teaches us prison slang and gives us a recipe for hooch. Slam the link.
There is a San Francisco jail welcoming condom dispensers for it’s inmates. And a guy calls in to drop a FiFi knowledge bomb on us?
A veteran Dallas County Sheriff’s Lieutenant is out of a job after an investigation revealed he was filming female inmates in the shower.