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2015/05/27 22:25
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One of two men who were arrested in December 2013 for trying to rob another man at gunpoint at a Nacogdoches home accepted a plea bargain deal of five years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice...
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2015/05/25 17:03
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As severe weather including tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding continue across areas of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in Archer, Bastrop, Caldwell,...
2015/05/25 11:28
2015/05/25 11:28
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Small Fan in Inmate Cell, Dep't of Criminal Justice, Polunsky Unit Fan, Livingston, TXDeadly Heat in Texas Prisons Prisoners in Texas are dying because of extremely hot temperatures inside their jail...
2015/05/25 04:03
2015/05/25 04:03
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A rich history lies within the walls of the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State and it all started with a man named George Beto. Beto played a major role in establishing the criminal...
2015/05/19 20:03
2015/05/19 20:03
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AUSTIN - Legislation that would keep the names of execution drug providers secret is headed to the governor’s office after the Texas House gave final approval on Tuesday to a Senate measure. Senate...
2015/05/19 17:57
2015/05/19 17:57
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The Texas House approved a measure Monday that would keep the identity of the state's lethal injection supplier confidential. The measure is on the brink of clearing the Legislature, despite...
2015/05/18 21:45
2015/05/18 21:45
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Genene Jones, 64, was sentenced to life in prison in May of 1984 on a murder charge. At that time, prisons were overcrowded. She was also sentenced in a separate case of injury to a child in October...
2015/05/18 21:40
2015/05/18 21:40
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Kenisha Boyd, a former parole officer with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, has sued the agency over alleged discrimination after she complained about a coworker's noose. Boyd began working...
2015/05/16 19:05
2015/05/16 19:05
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What drove Oklahoma to use the controversial drug midazolam in lethal injection executions? That was a key point of debate two weeks ago, when the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Glossip v....
2015/05/16 14:42
2015/05/16 14:42
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Clayton Lockett was a career criminal. In 1992, he pleaded guilty to burglary, knowingly concealing stolen property and he pleaded no contest to charges of intimidating state witnesses. In 1996, he...
2015/05/15 19:43
2015/05/15 19:43
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A man who law enforcement officials believe could be a threat to residents’ property in Merkel and other areas is still on the run. The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office issued an alert late Thursday...
2015/05/15 16:33
2015/05/15 16:33
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Taylor County Deputies Catch Fugitive in Merkel, Searching for Another Taylor County Deputies caught a fugitive in Merkel on Sunday, but residents in the area are still asked to keep their doors...
2015/05/15 09:46
2015/05/15 09:46
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A former parole officer has filed an employment discrimination lawsuit in Marshall's federal court against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Kenisha S. Boyd claims she was fired from the...
2015/05/15 03:22
2015/05/15 03:22
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HOUSTON — The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has purchased a new supply of drugs that will allow the prison agency to at least carry out two executions scheduled for June, officials said...
2015/05/15 02:56
2015/05/15 02:56
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Former Los Angeles sheriff's officials charged in jail probeFormer Los Angeles sheriff's officials charged in jail probe Two former top officials of the nation's largest sheriff's department have...
2015/05/14 18:25
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Angelina Co. judge sentences man to 20 years for setting North Lufkin firesPosted: Thursday, May 14, 2015 11:51 AM EDTUpdated: Thursday, May 14, 2015 1:55 PM EDT Source: KTRE Staff Stanford Jones...
2015/05/14 16:53
2015/05/14 16:53
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During a revocation of probation hearing Wednesday morning, a 39-year-old Huntington woman who molested a 15-year-old boy at a party accepted a plea deal of 8 years in a Texas Department of Criminal...
2015/05/13 12:21
2015/05/13 12:21
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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday for the killings of his 15-year-old girlfriend, her mother and her grandfather nearly 13 years ago in Houston. Derrick Dewayne Charles,...
2015/05/13 07:10
2015/05/13 07:10
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NEW BOSTON, Texas >> The inmate, dressed in prison whites with a shaved head and incongruously tender eyes behind wire-rimmed glasses, entered the visiting room with her wrists joined as if she were...
2015/05/13 03:08
2015/05/13 03:08
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CORPUS CHRISTI - A 33-year-old man released from prison in April was rearrested on an unrelated charge during a Tuesday hearing, court officials said. David Alvarez was released from prison April 10...
2015/05/27 22:25
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