Authorities say a jailed North Texas man awaiting trial on a child sex abuse charge has committed suicide.
Police say a Dallas man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man after an apparent fist fight.
Starting Thursday, tweeting while driving can get you a ticket. Posting the names of people who apply for concealed handgun permits can land you in jail. And selling cakes and cookies you bake at home face looser regulation.
A Houston man has been sentenced to nearly 15 years in prison for his role in the 2009 attempted robbery and robbery of armored cars.
Two detention officers at a South Texas jail have gotten into a fight, and one has been sent to the hospital.
An ex-trainer at a South Texas military installation has been sentenced to five months in jail and booted from the service for using bleach to abuse recruits.
On Friday, the Texas Commission on Jail Standards found the Harris County Jail system to be in full compliance with state regulations.
A Houston teen who made national headlines after a video went viral of several officers beating him, has been sentenced to six months in jail following a 2012 burglary he pleaded guilty to in January.
Authorities are searching for Britt Chadvurn Privatte, an inmate who escaped from the Montgomery County Jail early Sunday afternoon.
The nation’s largest state prison system is turning to electronic weaponry to combat the persistent headache of illegal cellphones smuggled to inmates.