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File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Guards In Texas Get Prison Time Over Smuggling, Slipping Inmates Cellphones

More than a dozen former Texas prison guards have been sentenced over a racketeering and smuggling ring involving drugs and cellphones slipped to inmates.

11/01/2013

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Prisons Install Cellphone-Blocking Equipment

The nation’s largest state prison system is turning to electronic weaponry to combat the persistent headache of illegal cellphones smuggled to inmates.

03/15/2013