Waller County

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Jail Releases More Sandra Bland Footage Before Her Death

Texas authorities planned to release more video Tuesday of Sandra Bland during her three days in jail.

07/28/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Texas Prosecutor Names Committee To Review Sandra Bland Case

The 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.

07/27/2015

Jasmine Johnson, childhood friend of Sandra Bland, reacts to the site of her casket before the start of her funeral service at DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church, on July 25, 2015 in Lisle, Illinois. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

History Of Racial Tension Where Bland Died

Video 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.

07/27/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Autopsy: Woman Dead In Texas Jail Used Bag Tied In Slip Knot

A 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.

07/24/2015

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Suicide Evidence Mounts In Bland Jail Death

While 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.

07/24/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Sandra Bland Autopsy Results Consistent With Suicide, Say Officials

Prosecutor on Bland autopsy: No injuries consistent with violent homicide, some with suicide.

07/23/2015

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Sandra Bland Expresses Disbelief In Voicemail From Jail

A 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.

07/23/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Sandra Bland’s Family Talks For 1st Time Since Traffic Stop Video Released

Speaking from hundreds of miles away from where their loved one was found dead in a Texas jail cell, Sandra Bland’s family addressed the media for the first time since video of her traffic stop was released.

07/22/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Too Early To Know How Bland Died In Jail Cell

Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis said Monday that a Texas Rangers investigation into the death of Sandra Bland is being supervised by the FBI.

07/21/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

March Held In Texas After Woman’s Jail Death

More than 100 protesters marched from the jail in the small Texas town of Hempstead to the courthouse following the death of a black woman who authorities say hanged herself in her jail cell.

07/17/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Woman Dead In Texas Jail Spoke Of Depression

A woman who authorities said hanged herself in a Texas jail had posted an online video earlier this year saying she was suffering from “a little bit of depression.”

07/17/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Texas Probing Death Of Woman In Waller County Jail

The Texas Rangers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman whose loved ones are questioning authorities who say the 28-year-old arrested on a traffic violation hanged herself in a Texas county jail cell.

07/16/2015

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