jail

(credit: AP Photo)

Drug Abuse Numbers In California Prisons Dwarf States Like Texas

Texas prisons, on average, see one drug-related death per year. California, on the other hand, has seen 150 inmates die of overdoses since 2006 — with a high of 24 in 2013. Corrections Secretary Jeffrey Beard told lawmakers that drugs are “rampant in [California] prisons”.

06/21/2015

Deon Kingston (credit: Frisco Police Department)

19-Year-Old Arrested For Robbing Frisco Convenience Store

Police in Frisco have arrested Deon Kingston, 19, for Aggravated Robbery with a Deadly Weapon.

06/18/2015

Waco Biker Gang Shooting 5

Neighbor Eatery Sues Twin Peaks In Waco

A Waco restaurant that was the scene of a motorcycle club conference that ended in gunfire is being sued by a restaurant next door.

05/21/2015

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Grand Prairie Man Served Jail Time For Too Tall Grass

A showdown over high grass and city codes prompted a Grand Prairie man to take himself to jail.

04/06/2015

(credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Texan Arrested With Sword In Cane, Trying To Visit Jailed Son

A Texas man trying to visit his jailed son also landed behind bars after being caught with a combination cane and 2-foot sword.

03/04/2015

(credit: AP Photo)

Inmate Gets 80 More Years For Plotting To Kill Texas Judge

A Central Texas man in prison for not registering as a sex offender must serve 80 more years for trying to hire a hit man to kill the judge in his case.

02/20/2015

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Gainesville Man Goes To Jail For Feeding Stray Cats

Gainesville man chooses jail over paying fines he considers unjust.

02/13/2015

Credit: CBSDFW.COM

“Mama Bear” Reacts To Suspect Not Taking Blame

Just one day after a police chase ended with a suspect violently rear-ending her minivan, Jessica Liesmann has a brand new one.

02/12/2015

Artrai Alexander (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Suspect Who Slammed Into “Mama Bear” Speaks

Artrai Alexander tells CBS 11 the chase and crash wasn’t his fault.

02/12/2015

Keith Edward Fields and Julia Elizabeth Thacker behind bars in the Keller Jail.(credit: Southlake DPS)

Southlake Police Find Baby, Guns And 55 Marijuana Plants In Bust

Southlake police busted a drug house this week, seizing 55 marijuana plants, 13 firearms, ammunition — and a 10-month-old infant.

01/14/2015

Pilar Sanders (mugshot via Collin Co.  Jail)

Pilar Sanders Jailed For Contempt In Child Custody Case

Deion Sanders’ ex-wife Pilar has been sentenced by a Collin County Judge to spend seven days in jail.

12/16/2014

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Reduce Penalties For Marijuana Possession

State Rep. Joe Moody has introduced a bill that would reduce penalties for marijuana possession in Texas.

12/15/2014

more