Assistant Warden Suspended After Prison Guard KilledThe Texas Department of Criminal Justice said Wednesday, Assistant Warden Jimmy Webb of the Robertson Unit near Abilene was suspended for seven days and placed on four months' probation.
Judge: Texas Prison's Water Violates 'Standards Of Decency'A group of prisoners alleging they have to drink arsenic-laden water to stay cool inside their hot Texas lockup won a legal victory Tuesday in an ongoing lawsuit after a federal judge ordered the Texas prison system to provide safe drinking water that doesn't violate "contemporary standards of decency."
Texas Floodwaters Recede, Inmates Bused Back To UnitsAbout 2,400 inmates evacuated last month from Texas prisons near the rain-swollen Brazos River have been returned to their regular lockups.
Texas Floodwaters Recede, Inmates Bused Back To UnitsAbout 2,400 inmates evacuated last month from Texas prisons near the rain-swollen Brazos River are being returned to their previous lockups.
Texas Man On Death Row Gets August Execution DateA 33-year-old man on death row for the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she vanished has received an execution date.
On Death Row 35 Years, Texas Inmate Dies Of Natural CausesA man on death row for 35 years for a Texas robbery where three people were shot and killed and a fourth was severely wounded has died of natural causes.
Mother Charged In Beating Death Of ToddlerA Grand Prairie grandmother says Child Protective Services failed, and now her 4-year-old grand daughter, Leiliana Wright is dead.
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.
1 Killed, Dozens Hurt In Wreck Involving Texas Prison Bus One person was killed and about two-dozen inmates injured in a collision involving a Texas prison bus.
Killer From North Texas Subway Robbery, Murder Set To DieConvicted killer Terry Darnell Edwards is scheduled for lethal injection May 11.
Texas Allowing Transgender Inmates To Start Hormone TherapyYour tax dollars are now going to pay for Texas inmates to begin hormone therapy to manage "intersex conditions and Gender Dysphoria." A new policy change means prisoners, even those who have had no previous treatment, can now receive hormone therapy.
Dallas County Prison Inmate Dies After Apparent Fight With CellmateA Texas prison system inmate has died following an apparent fight with his cellmate. TDCJ officials said the death of 31-year-old Alton Rodgers has been ruled a homicide and the investigation continues.