Waller County

Sister Of Sandra Bland: Charge Against Trooper 'Bittersweet'The indictment and expected firing of the Texas state trooper who arrested Sandra Bland, a black woman who later died in jail, was a "bittersweet" moment for her sister.
Texas Grand Jury Meets Again To Examine Sandra Bland CaseA grand jury has resumed considering the case of Sandra Bland, the black Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas county jail three days after her arrest in a traffic stop last summer.
Texas Jail Safety Review Begins Without Sandra Bland FamilyA new review of Texas jail safety following the death of Sandra Bland is starting without relatives of the 28-year-old woman who was stopped for a routine traffic violation.
Sandra Bland's Death Launches New Hearings On Jail SuicidesRepublican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants a review of jail safety in Texas following the death of Sandra Bland in a rural county lockup
Sandra Bland's Family Sues State Trooper, Wants AnswersThe family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials.
Jail Releases More Sandra Bland Footage Before Her DeathTexas authorities planned to release more video Tuesday of Sandra Bland during her three days in jail.
Texas Prosecutor Names Committee To Review Sandra Bland CaseThe district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland says he's bringing in a committee of outside attorneys to review evidence as it's collected.
History Of Racial Tension Where Bland DiedVideo of a confrontational arrest ignited long-simmering passions and caused some black men and women to raise their guard around law enforcement in Waller County.
Autopsy: Woman Dead In Texas Jail Used Bag Tied In Slip KnotA black woman found dead in a Southeast Texas jail three days after a traffic-stop confrontation with a white officer hanged herself using a clear plastic bag tied into a slip knot, according to an autopsy report released Friday.
Suicide Evidence Mounts In Bland Jail DeathWhile Sandra Bland's family maintains that the woman found dead in a Texas jail cell would not have taken her own life, authorities are pointing to mounting evidence that they say shows she hanged herself.
Sandra Bland Autopsy Results Consistent With Suicide, Say OfficialsProsecutor on Bland autopsy: No injuries consistent with violent homicide, some with suicide.
Sandra Bland Expresses Disbelief In Voicemail From JailA Texas TV station says it has obtained a voicemail from a call Sandra Bland made from jail in which she told a friend that she couldn't believe what was happening to her.

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