Gov. Abbott Takes Steps To Reduce Rape In Texas Prisons'Texas has taken significant steps to eliminate prison rape;' these are the words Governor Abbott wrote in a compliance letter to U.S. Attorney General, Loretta Lynch.
Thousands Of Drug Inmates Approved For Early Prison ReleaseDrug criminals once described by prosecutors as unrepentant repeat offenders are among those poised to benefit from new sentencing guidelines that are shrinking punishments for thousands of federal prisoners.
Whole Foods To Stop Selling Products Made By InmatesWhole Foods will stop selling products made using a prison labor program after a protest at one of its stores in Texas.
Former Dallas Securities Broker Faces Up To Five Years For FraudWade Lawrence must forfeit $1.5 million as part of his guilty plea Tuesday. The 43-year-old Lawrence also faces fines topping $250,000.
Spokesman: 3 Inmates Dead, 5 Injured At Oklahoma PrisonThe names of those killed and injured were not immediately released.
Fort Worth Man Sentenced To Life For Sexually Abusing His DaughterA North Texas man is going to prison after being found guilty for the continued sexual abuse of a child under 14 years of age.
DPS Estimates At Least 100,000 Texans Involved In GangsAn estimated 100,000 people are involved in gangs, according to a new Texas DPS report.
Federal Court Rejects Condemned Inmate's Racial Appeal ClaimA federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a Texas death row inmate whose supporters contend was sentenced unfairly because of his race.
Grand Prairie Man Convicted For Child PornographyA 34-year-old man named Luis Vasquez-Sanchez, was sentenced Wednesday morning by U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade to 100 months in federal prison.
Texas Woman Gets Prison, Offered Girl For SexA South Texas woman has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison for trying to lure a man into having sex with one of her young female relatives.
Three Men Given Federal Prison Sentences For Armored Car HeistBritt Michael Gresham, 24, and Brian Keith Hodge, 43, were sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson to 78 months and 63 months, respectively, in federal prison
Prison Guard Beaten To Death During Cell TransferA Texas prisons spokesman says inmate beat guard to death during cell transfer.