Heated Exchanges As Texas Lawmakers Discuss New Sandra Bland Cellphone VideoThere were heated exchanges Friday as Texas authorities discussed why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during a controversial traffic stop in 2015 was never made public.
Cellphone Video Shot By Sandra Bland Shows Portion Of 2015 Texas Traffic StopCellphone video recorded by Sandra Bland shows for the first time her perspective as a white state trooper draws his stun gun and points it at her.
Sandra Bland's Mom Returns To Texas To Urge Police ReformsThe mother of a black woman who died in a jail near Houston following a confrontational traffic stop returned to Texas to back a police reform bill named after her daughter that influential law enforcement groups are fighting.
Texas Governor's Racial Profiling Remarks Prompt CriticismGovernor Greg Abbott is being criticized since he responded to concerns about possible racial profiling along the border with Mexico by pointing to white drivers getting stopped in the state's wealthiest cities.
Texas Jail Suicides Drop After Screening ChangesRecords show the number of suicides in county jails has declined since changes were implemented that include a more comprehensive mental health screening of inmates.
Sheriff Of Waller County, In Sandra Bland Case, Re-ElectedVoters in a Houston-area county that drew national scrutiny when a black motorist was found dead in jail after a contentious traffic stop will keep their sheriff.
Judge Formally Dismisses Sandra Bland Lawsuit After DealA federal judge formally dismissed the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas county jail days after her arrest by a state trooper for a traffic stop that became contentious.
County Approves $1.8M Settlement In Sandra Bland Wrongful Death SuitWaller County commissioners on Wednesday formally approved the Houston-area county's portion of the $1.9 million settlement.
$1.9M Settlement Reached In Sandra Bland Wrongful Death SuitThe family of Sandra Bland has reportedly reached a settlement in their federal wrongful death lawsuit.
Officer Says Prosecutors Silenced Him In Sandra Bland CaseA police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland died in a jail cell says the county's top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing.
Vigils To Mark 1-Year Anniversary Of Sandra Bland DeathVigils and ceremonies are planned to make the one-year anniversary of the death of Sandra Bland, a black woman who died in a Texas jail cell after a traffic stop.
Changes At Texas Jail Where Bland Died Difficult To AttainSeveral recommendations issued by a panel investigating the small-town Texas jail where Sandra Bland died could be difficult to implement, including a call to separate sheriff and jail operations.
Prairie View Street Now Officially Sandra Bland ParkwaySigns are up officially renaming the street leading to Prairie View A&M University after Sandra Bland, the university graduate who was found dead in a Waller County jail cell after being arrested at a traffic stop.
Review Panel Says Texas Jail Where Sandra Bland Died Had ProblemsA panel reviewing the jail where Sandra Bland died last summer after being taken into custody has called for a major overhaul of its procedures and facilities.
Fired Texas Trooper Pleads Not Guilty In Sandra Bland CaseA fired Texas trooper pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge of misdemeanor perjury stemming from his arrest last summer of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was later found dead in a county jail.