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File photo of a person's hand on a prison yard fence. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

2 Jail Detention Officers Fight, 1 Taken To Hospital

Two detention officers at a South Texas jail have gotten into a fight, and one has been sent to the hospital.

05/13/2013

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Ex-Military Leader Who Abused Recruits With Bleach Gets Jail

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.

04/26/2013

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Harris County Jail System Passes Inspection

On Friday, the Texas Commission on Jail Standards found the Harris County Jail system to be in full compliance with state regulations.

04/19/2013

Chad Holley (Photo Credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office)

Chad Holley Sentenced To Several Months In Jail

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.

04/04/2013

Britt Chadvurn Privatte (credit: provided)

Inmate Escapes Montgomery County Jail

Authorities are searching for Britt Chadvurn Privatte, an inmate who escaped from the Montgomery County Jail early Sunday afternoon.

03/17/2013

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

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Allegedly Tried To Sell Children

A Sallisaw woman has been arrested on complaints of trying to sell her two children.

03/09/2013

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Tulsa Dad Accused Of Child Neglect Ordered To Jail

A judge on Thursday ordered a Tulsa man accused of locking his toddler in a metal cage to jail, revoking his probation for a previous drug conviction.

02/28/2013

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911 Caller Asking For Cigarettes To Be Delivered Leads To Arrest

Authorities in North Texassay a 48-year-old woman called 911 to have a deputy deliver cigarettes to her home.

02/19/2013

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Man, Son Charged With Holding Game Warden Hostage

A grand jury has indicted a former East Texas county commissioner and his son on charges accusing them of holding a state game warden at gunpoint.

01/26/2013

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