Sheriff: Investigation Finds No Wrongdoing After Tarrant County Inmate Gives Birth UnnoticedAn inmate at Tarrant County jail who gave birth alone in her cell unnoticed had been checked on regularly, according to a sheriff's official who said an investigation found no wrongdoing by the correctional officers on duty.
Watchdog Group Wants Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office Investigated After Decertification And Unattended Jail BirthA jail watchdog group is calling on commissioners to investigate the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office after the jail temporarily lost certification and a woman, unbeknownst to corrections officers, gave birth in a jail cell.
Inmate Gives Birth In Fort Worth Jail Cell; Corrections Officers Were UnawareJail staff knew the woman was pregnant and were checking on her regularly, according to the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office.
Coronavirus In Texas: First Prison Inmate Dies Of COVID-19, As Statewide Lockdowns ExpandA 72-year-old is the first prison inmate in the state of Texas believed to have died after medical complications related to the coronavirus.
Dallas County Jail Officials Confirm At Least 5 Inmates Have Tested Positive For COVID-19After reporting the infection of one inmate, officials at the Dallas County Jail have confirmed four other inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Sheriffs In Dallas, Collin County React To COVID-19 Threat By Not Arresting Class C Misdemeanor OffendersIn an unprecedented move, Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner sent a letter to police agencies asking officers to avoid bringing low level offenders to the jail to lower the risk of COVID-19 infiltrating the inmate population.
Fort Worth Prisoner Granted Clemency Got Support From Former Inmate Alice JohnsonCrystal Munoz spent the last 12 years in prison after being convicted on marijuana charges, but she found an effective advocate in another former federal prisoner whose sentence Trump commuted.
Denton Detention Officer Awarded Purple Heart Returns To Duty After Life-Threatening Injury During Escape AttemptAfter 17 months of rehabilitation and numerous reconstructive surgeries, Officer Jason Inman was able to return to work full-time. The inmate is serving 14 years in state prison.
Federal Prisoner Locked Up On Terror Charges Convicted For 2nd TimeProsecutors say a man imprisoned in Texas for terrorism has been convicted of trying to recruit fellow prisoners to join the Islamic State group and plan attacks in the United States.
New Judge Assigned To Rodney Reed’s Execution CaseA new judge has been assigned to death row inmate Rodney Reed’s case a week after Texas’ highest criminal court canceled his execution scheduled earlier this month.
Texas Parole Board Recommends Delaying Execution Of Rodney ReedThe Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Friday recommended delaying the execution of inmate Rodney Reed, whose conviction is being questioned by new evidence that his supporters say raises serious doubts about his guilt.
Texas Appeals Court Commutes Death Sentence Of Convicted Killer Bobby James MooreBobby James Moore was sentenced to death for the 1980 shotgun slaying of 72-year-old Houston supermarket clerk James McCarble.
Man On Texas Death Row Dies Of Cardiac ArrestA Mexican man convicted of killing three teens in El Paso has died of apparent cardiac arrest.
Woman's Body Found In Johnson County Cemetery Identified As 41-Year-Old From CleburneThe body of the woman found in a Johnson County cemetery Thursday has been identified as 41-year-old Jana Deann Hart from Cleburne.
Newly-Released Inmate Steals Woman's Unlocked, Running Car From Police StationA newly-released inmate wasted no time stealing a car that was unlocked and running in front of the Arlington Police Station.