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.
Rise In Suicide Attempts In Texas Prisons Alarms AdvocatesThe number of officially logged suicide attempts among Texas prisoners has nearly tripled in the last decade.
Prison Guard Sentenced For Sexual Relationship Says She 'Stumbled Upon Inmate Cleaning Her Carpet'Erica McCoy, 32, pleaded guilty in August to abusive sexual contact with an inmate at FCI Seagoville, an all-male, low-security institution southeast of Dallas .
No Execution For Texas Inmate; Supreme Court Rules He Is DisabledThe Supreme Court is ending a long legal fight by ruling that a Texas death row inmate is intellectually disabled and thus may not be executed.
Mexican Citizen Executed In Texas For Sledgehammer Killings Of Wife, KidsRoberto Moreno Ramos was condemned for the 1992 deaths of his 42-year-old wife Leticia, 7-year-old daughter Abigail, and 3-year-old son Jonathan at their home.
Texas Guard Charged With Assaulting Prisoner Who Later DiedA Texas prison guard is charged with assaulting an inmate who later died from his injuries.
Barefoot Inmate Who Escaped From County Van CapturedAlthough he was handcuffed and barefoot, Justin Gonzalez managed to escaped from a police van, but his freedom was fleeting. Today he is back in custody and facing a new charge.
Barefoot Inmate Jumps Out Of Van, Flees From OfficialsAn inmate who was being transferred from Garland Jail in route to Dallas County jumped out of the van and fled.
Condemned Killer Of 3 Near Waco In 1989 Loses Federal AppealBillie Wayne Coble would turn 70 in September and is among the oldest of the state's 230 condemned inmates.
Handcuffed Inmate Who Escaped Jail Back In Police CustodyAn inmate who escaped as a bailiff was transporting him from Frank Crowley to Lew Sterrett for booking on Monday evening has been found and is back in police custody.
Lawsuit Claims Dallas County Bail System Unfairly Harms PoorA federal civil rights lawsuit alleges that Dallas County's bail system unfairly harms poor people, violating their constitutional rights.
Judge Dismisses Suit Over Hack Of Hernandez Jailhouse CallsA lawsuit brought over hacked jailhouse phone calls of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been dismissed by a judge.
Texas Inmate, Woman Get Prison For Drug-Soaked Greeting CardA North Texas jail inmate and a female friend who acknowledged mailing him a greeting card soaked in liquid methamphetamine must serve more than four years in federal prison.
Texas Inmate Escapes, Kills Resident For Car, Dies In ShootoutOfficials in Texas say an inmate disarmed a detention officer, escaped to a nearby house where he killed a resident and took his vehicle, then led authorities on a car chase that ended in a shootout.
Report Finds U.S. Exonerations Rose Again In 2016The number of people exonerated in the U.S. rose again in 2016, with more than half of them involved in cases in which it was later determined no crime occurred, according to a report released Tuesday.