Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Drug felons in Texas soon will be able to receive federal food assistance under a new policy that becomes effective next month.
A complaint says officers met with the parole officer and discovered a video on her cellphone of a girl engaged in a sexual act.
A corrections officer assigned to watch the inmate at the hospital stepped out of the room briefly, and the inmate took off.
Breanna Polk, charged with one count of wire fraud, pleaded guilty Tuesday.
Texas’ prison chief says his agency is continuing the search for a new supply of execution drugs to replenish pentobarbital that will be exhausted again if two lethal injections scheduled over the next two weeks are carried out.
Texas prison officials were preparing to execute a prisoner later Thursday for the 2002 killing of a Dallas-area police officer during a shootout following the killing of a customer outside of a convenience store
Routh was convicted of capital murder in the 2013 deaths of Kyle and Chad Littlefield after jurors rejected his insanity defense. Prosecutors didn’t seek the death penalty.
A study by the Texas Civil Rights Project and American Civil Liberties Union is critical of what the organizations contend is overuse of solitary confinement in Texas prisons.
Just one person remains in critical condition following a prison bus wreck in West Texas that left 10 people dead and five hurt.
A prison bus skidded off an icy Texas highway, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing freight train Wednesday, killing eight inmates and two corrections officers, including the bus driver.
Texas prison officials are revising a policy that would allow inmates to be married inside a prison to someone who isn’t incarcerated.
You may think convicted criminals out on parole are forced to wear GPS monitors and tracked all the time. But the CBS 11 I-Team uncovered, that’s not always the case.