Texas court tosses death sentence in police killing due to intellectual disability

Texas court tosses death sentence in police killing due to intellectual disability The Texas Court…

Gov. Greg Abbott calls on all Texas candidates to sign pledge against police budget cuts

Gov. Greg Abbott calls on all Texas candidates to sign pledge against police budget cuts …

Gov. Greg Abbott considering legislation to put Austin police under state control after budget cut

Gov. Greg Abbott considering legislation to put Austin police under state control after budget cut …

Report: Harris County’s bail reforms let more people out of jail before trial without raising risk of reoffending

Report: Harris County’s bail reforms let more people out of jail before trial without raising risk…

As Hurricane Laura heads for Southeast Texas, officials scramble to evacuate and shelter people during a pandemic

As Hurricane Laura heads for Southeast Texas, officials scramble to evacuate and shelter people during a…

Texas put hundreds of hours into finding and arresting police brutality protesters. Lawyers call it a “witch hunt."

Texas put hundreds of hours into finding and arresting police brutality protesters. Lawyers call it a…

The only Texas prison reporting zero coronavirus cases is where inmates make soap. But that’s not what’s credited with protecting it.

The only Texas prison reporting zero coronavirus cases is where inmates make soap. But that’s not…

The coronavirus is keeping Texas prisoners who've been approved for parole behind bars

The coronavirus is keeping Texas prisoners who’ve been approved for parole behind bars Texas has…

Thousands of Texas prisoners still have the coronavirus. More than 25% of inmates at four units are infected.

Thousands of Texas prisoners still have the coronavirus. More than 25% of inmates at four units…

Texas is set to execute Billy Wardlow, who was 18 when he killed a man. Experts argue that's too young for a death sentence.

Texas is set to execute Billy Wardlow, who was 18 when he killed a man. Experts…

He was supposed to be in prison less than a year. Instead, he died after catching the coronavirus.

He was supposed to be in prison less than a year. Instead, he died after catching…

Austin police will no longer cite or arrest people for possessing small amounts of marijuana

Austin police will no longer cite or arrest people for possessing small amounts of marijuana …

Austin police will no longer cite or arrest people for possessing small amounts of marijuana

Austin police will no longer cite or arrest people for possessing small amounts of marijuana …

Texas prisons will accept county jail inmates again, three months after the coronavirus halted intake

Texas prisons will accept county jail inmates again, three months after the coronavirus halted intake …

Ruben Gutierrez set to die in Texas' first execution since the coronavirus pandemic hit the state

Ruben Gutierrez set to die in Texas’ first execution since the coronavirus pandemic hit the state …

U.S. Supreme Court rules Texas death row inmate had an ineffective lawyer, orders new review

U.S. Supreme Court rules Texas death row inmate had an ineffective lawyer, orders new review …

Greg Abbott has condemned the death of George Floyd, but he’s been silent on Texas’ recent history of police killings

Greg Abbott has condemned the death of George Floyd, but he’s been silent on Texas’ recent…

Bobby Moore's Supreme Court case changed how Texas defines intellectual disabilities. After 40 years in prison, he's just been granted parole.

Bobby Moore’s Supreme Court case changed how Texas defines intellectual disabilities. After 40 years in prison,…

Inmates report dangerous practices inside the Texas prison with the most coronavirus deaths

Inmates report dangerous practices inside the Texas prison with the most coronavirus deaths Safety measures…

Appeals court tosses order that required face masks, hand sanitizer for inmates at geriatric Texas prison

Appeals court tosses order that required face masks, hand sanitizer for inmates at geriatric Texas prison …

Austin police critically injured a black man during protests against police violence

Austin police critically injured a black man during protests against police violence An Austin police…

As Texas inmates' lawsuit over coronavirus response winds through courts, infections among prisoners surge

As Texas inmates’ lawsuit over coronavirus response winds through courts, infections among prisoners surge Dorm-style…

She walked out of jail into a pandemic. Now she can't find the help she needs to get back on her feet.

She walked out of jail into a pandemic. Now she can’t find the help she needs…

Texas is spending $45 million on new coronavirus tests that prisoners are conducting themselves

Texas is spending million on new coronavirus tests that prisoners are conducting themselves Telford prison…

Texas prisons to begin widespread coronavirus testing for inmates with self-administered tests

Texas prisons to begin widespread coronavirus testing for inmates with self-administered tests Telford prison in…

70% of Texas prisoners tested have the coronavirus. Experts say it's time for more testing and fewer inmates.

70% of Texas prisoners tested have the coronavirus. Experts say it’s time for more testing and…

Texas Supreme Court sides with Abbott after judge halted his order restricting jail release

Texas Supreme Court sides with Abbott after judge halted his order restricting jail release Inmates…

Federal judge orders Texas prison to provide hand sanitizer, face masks for inmates

Texas Department of Criminal Justice William G. McConnell Unit at Chase Field in Beeville. Jennifer Whitney…

Many Texas prisoners have been approved for parole but can't walk free yet. Advocates say coronavirus should change that.

Prisoners work outdoors at the Dr. Lane Murray Unit, a women’s prison that’s part of the…

Texas Supreme Court stays lower court ruling, temporarily reviving Gov. Abbott's order restricting jail release

The Texas Supreme Court on Jan. 15, 2020. Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune The Texas Supreme…

Texas prisons won't accept new county jail inmates as coronavirus spreads in lockups

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice William G. McConnell Unit at Chase Field in Beeville. Jennifer…

Court blocks Gov. Abbott's order limiting jail release during pandemic after judges challenged its constitutionality

Inmates at the Harris County Jail in Houston. Michael Stravato A state district judge in Travis…

Texas man set for execution hopes Supreme Court cases will stop his death

Texas man set for execution hopes Supreme Court cases will stop his death William Rayford’s…

Gov. Greg Abbott replaces chairman of Texas Juvenile Justice Department board

Gov. Greg Abbott replaces chairman of Texas Juvenile Justice Department board Gov. Greg Abbott has…