As Outbreaks Continue, Texas Begins 'Expanded' Coronavirus Testing In State PrisonsWith more than 43,000 inmates currently on precautionary lockdown, Texas announced that widespread COVID-19 testing will begin in state prisons.
Coronavirus In Texas: Prison Inmates Making Protective MasksThe prison factories are making up to 20,000 masks a day. They are also producing plastic face masks.
Federal Prisons Will Confine Inmates To Cells For 14 DaysThe Bureau of Prisons will begin confining federal inmates, at the more than one dozen Texas locations and across the country, to their cells for 14 days in an attempt to prevent coronavirus exposure.
Dozens Of Bodies Exhumed In Texas Likely Those Of Black InmatesForty-eight sets of remains believed to have been buried between 1878 and 1910 have been exhumed from an unmarked cemetery in Fort Bend County.
7 Dead After S.C. Inmates Fight Over Money, TerritoryInmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for more than seven hours over territory and money, leaving seven of them dead in the worst U.S. prison riot in a quarter-century.
Idaho To Send 250 Inmates To TexasAll inmates headed to Texas are classified as medium custody. The date and time of their move has not been made public due to security concerns.