US To States: Make It Easier For Prisoners To Obtains IDsAttorney General Loretta Lynch is urging governors to make it easier for prisoners to obtain state-issued identification upon their release.
Texas Prison Agency Reviewing Federal Ban Of Drug Used In ExecutionsTexas prison officials are reviewing what they call the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's tentative decision to block it from importing a drug that could be used in executions.
Woman Gets Prison For Running Away With Boy, 14, For SexJennifer Lynn Dougherty was sentenced by a federal judge in Dallas on Wednesday.
Waco Man Gets 12 Life Sentences In Human Trafficking CaseAn east Waco man found guilty of harboring a 15-year-old runaway and charging men to have sex with her has been sentenced to 12 consecutive terms of life in prison.
Grandparents Grieving After Toddler's Death Ruled A HomicideTwo grandparents are grieving after their 4-year-old granddaughter was murdered in Grand Prairie.
Texas Prison Plays Hide-And-Seek With Ex-Polygamist Sect Leader Warren JeffsEarlier this year, a wife of former polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs tried to visit him at a Texas state prison with a tiny microphone implanted in her hollowed-out watch.
Changes Weighed To Federal Program For Ailing, Aging InmatesThe federal panel that sets sentencing policy is weighing changes to a program that permits an early prison release for certain elderly and sick inmates.
22-Year-Old Texas Babysitter Gets Life For Molesting BoysProsecutors say a 22-year-old East Texas babysitter sentenced to life in prison for molesting two boys gave the victims prizes to stay quiet about the sex abuse.
Priest's Son Gets Life In Prison In Death Of Family MembersThe 20-year-old son of an Episcopal priest has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the 2015 killings of his parents and 5-year-old brother at their Texas apartment.
Dallas Man Sentenced To 75 Years For MurderBenjamin Newman accelerated his vehicle directly into the men he had just had the confrontation with, killing one.
Pope To Visit Mexican Prison Next Month"This was the biggest drug den in Ciudad Juarez," Chihuahua state prison director Jorge Bissuet Galarza said.
Ex-NFL Running Back Lawrence Phillips Found Dead In PrisonCalifornia prison officials say former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been found dead in his prison cell, and they suspect suicide.