Texas Youth Commission

Most Texas Juvenile Prisoners Have Mental Health Problems

The chief of the state’s juvenile justice system says early rehabilitation programs are especially important for kids with mental health issues.


Dallas County's Henry Wade Juvenile Justice Center (Jay Gormley/CBSDFW)

Texas Lawmakers To Discuss Juvenile Justice System

Texas lawmakers are to discuss ways of reducing the number of young people in the state’s juvenile justice system through early intervention programs.


The scene outside the MLK DART Station about an hour after a man was pushed in front of a moving train and killed. (Credit: Jay Gormley/KTVT)

Teen Pleads Guilty In DART Train Death

Prosecutors in Dallas say a 14-year-old boy faces 30 years in prison over the death of a man allegedly pushed into a moving train.


Texas Youth Commission

Committee Looks At Youth Commission Merger

The Texas Youth Commission and Texas Juvenile Probation Commission will likely be one agency at the end of the legislative session.