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A bag of crystal meth pills  (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Feds: 21 Arrested In Texas Aryan Brotherhood Drug Ring

Authorities in Texas say they’ve arrested 21 members of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang in an alleged conspiracy to sell methamphetamine.

09/11/2014

Texas state Senator John Whitmire (C) talks to the media. (credit: Rick Scibelli/Getty Images)

Texas Senator Gets Another Prison Death Threat

The problem of illegal cell phones being smuggled in to Texas inmates came to light five years ago when a death row inmate called Senator John Whitmire and made threats. Now that Texas senator is again the victim of a death threat.

CBSDFW.COM–03/26/2013

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Feds Swoop Down On Aryan Brotherhood Of Texas Gang

Federal prosecutors say four top leaders of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas gang are among the nearly three dozen gang members charged in a 43-page indictment that accuses them of a multitude of offenses

11/09/2012

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2012 Shaping Up As Deadly Year For Texas Prisons

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.

09/03/2012

Mugshots of wanted armed convicts, who escaped from Connally Unit Prison, December 13, 2000. The convicts are top row L-R; Joseph C. Garcia, Randy Ethan Halprin, Larry Jame Harper and Patrick Henry Murphy, Jr. Bottom row, L-R; Donald Keith Newbury, George Rivas and Michael Anthony Rodriguez. (credit: Texas Department of Corrections/Newsmakers)

“Texas 7″ Gang Member Wins Execution Reprieve

One of the infamous “Texas 7″ fugitive gang has won a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court one week before his scheduled execution.

01/25/2012