Inmate at the Robertson Unit dies from heat stroke this weekend.Read More
As dangerous heat bears down on Texas, many Texas inmates have to endure the sweltering heat in non-air-conditioned prison facilities.
Beginning in the Spring of 2019, the Texas prison system will start providing inmates with missing teeth 3D-printed dentures.
Six inmates and two Texas law enforcement deputies were injured in an accident after their prison transport van was in was involved in a collision and burst into flames. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office confirmed…
A transgender woman is suing Texas sheriff, his predecessor and several deputies after she was ordered to show them her genitals, sent to a men’s jail, and filmed in the shower following her arrest for possession of a gun at an airport.
The Harris County Jail is trying a new approach in combating mental health issues after two recent inmate suicides. The Harris County Jail has partnered with The Harris Center, a mental health authority, to provide inmates with free access to a suicide hotline.
A Texas Corrections Officer in Huntsville has been arrested for the death of an inmate after the inmate spit on him.
After a losing a legal battle over extreme heat in Texas prisons, TDCJ announced plans to add air conditioning to the Hodge Unit in East Texas.
A Texas corrections officer at the Ramsey Unit accused of planting drill bits in an inmate’s cell sparks a new investigation by OAIG.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has cut the spending on inmate health care in the 2020-2021 budget leaving inmate health care underfunded by more than a quarter of a billion dollars.
A Texas prison guard has resigned after a woman visiting an inmate at the Glen Ray Goodman prison in Jasper, Texas was sexually assaulted.
Citing potential savings, the need to monitor TDCJ staff, and inmate rights, advocacy groups call for an independent oversight of the state’s prisons system.
Three Texas prison officials have been arrested and charged with attempting to destroy evidence at the Eastham Unit.
TDCJ reported that two inmates and two prison guards were treated for heat-related illnesses this week during the Texas heat wave.
By 2020, TDCJ will eliminate all bachelor’s degree programs for female inmates. Male inmates can still participate in bachelor’s and master’s programs along with 21 different job certifications.
Father’s Day should be a day to celebrate the love and sacrifice many fathers make for their family. However, there are some fathers spend who cannot celebrate. They are spending father’s day in prison.
Texas officials dismissed over 500 inmate disciplinary cases after the discovery of an illegal quota implemented at several TDCJ prisons.
Texas Prison Guards Planting Evidence and Quota System This is part 2 of a two-part series on pay for Texas prison guards and the illegal quota system. View Part 1 of the series here. Illegal Quota System…
Texas authorities are investigating dozens of disciplinary reports against inmates at the Ramsey Unit in Rosharon, Texas after a report of a quota system that required correctional officers to write up prisoners or face disciplinary actions.
Nearly 1,400 inmates that were evacuated due to rising flood water from Hurricane Harvey were returned to Jester III and Vance units in Richmond, Texas