Texas Department of Criminal Justice
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.
The Texas Attorney General says the state doesn’t have to disclose where it gets its execution drugs.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a ruling requiring the Texas prison system to disclose more information about where it gets lethal-injection drugs, reversing a judge who had halted an upcoming execution.
Texas has obtained a new batch of the drugs it uses to execute death row inmates, allowing the state to continue carrying out death sentences once its existing supply expires at the end of the month.
The Texas prison system is paying $750,000 for climate-controlled barns for use in its pig farming program.
Buses began moving inmates from the minimum-security Dawson State Jail Thursday morning, after months of CBS 11 investigations and debates from lawmakers.
Texas is the nation’s most active death penalty state and officials say they’re running out of the drug used for executions.
A jail in downtown Dallas is closing for good — after a series of CBS 11 I-Team investigations uncovered questionable deaths inside the facility.