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Ivan Cantu received a lethal injection and was pronounced dead at 6:47 p.m. at the Huntsville State Penitentiary for the 2000 fatal shooting of his cousin and his cousin’s girlfriend
Deputy Charles Rivette was killed and another deputy was seriously injured; Deputy Rivette was an 18-year veteran of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
“It took 22 years but the time came. It is done. We can finally and really begin to heal — 22 years of wondering what was going to happen,” the girl’s sister said
Brent Ray Brewer, 53, died by chemical injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the April 1990 death of Robert Laminack
Jedidiah Murphy’s plea about the safety of pentobarbital post-fire rejected by U.S. District Judge
Billy Chemirmir, 50, convicted of killing two women and accused of killing 20 others, was serving a life sentence
The rare lockdown in the nation’s largest prison system, which comes during a heat wave, is happening as officials ‘confront the root causes’ of drug contraband and violence
Union president for COs jokes that “everything runs off duct tape and band-aids” in the understaffed prison with failing infrastructure
“I’m not pointing fingers here at anybody; I’m just asking the question ‘why,’” Chief McManus said
Authorities moved 320 inmates as Huntsville firefighters battled a fire at the Walls Prison Unit
The CO felt contraction-like pains at work, but her supervisor kept her at her post for hours despite her requests to leave, according to the lawsuit
According to a FPC Bryan inmate handbook, those in the facility who are eligible to work can earn between 12 cents and $1.15 per hour in their job assignments
The payout over Holly Barlow-Austin’s death after being held at a jail operated by LaSalle Corrections is among the largest public settlements of its kind
The program at the Collin County Sheriff’s Office provides job and life skills training to inmates to reduce jail violence and recidivism
Holmes lost battle to delay her incarceration when judge ruled she must surrender to serve her 11-year sentence
State District Judge Jim Fallon withdrew the date after lawyers requested more time to review competency
Tarrant County Jail Corporal Aron Iseman was driving when his vehicle left the roadway and rolled several times
“I would like to apologize to Mark and the Nix family for taking him away from you. I hope this brings you closure,” inmate Wesley Ruiz said
The inmate became “highly combative” while he was being escorted to the restroom, first pushing an armed jailer and then attempting to take his gun
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of 182 inmates over “some of the most brutal death row conditions in the country”
The two-time escapee committed aggravated robbery before stealing two cars and was taken into custody as he attempted to carjack a third car
Robert Fratta, 65, received a lethal injection of pentobarbital as his spiritual advisor prayed over him for hiring two people to kill his estranged wife in 1994
Robert Fratta, 65, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection for hiring two people to kill his estranged wife in 1994
The inmate was getting medical treatment at a local hospital when he attempted to escape and assaulted the CO
“It’s a people job. If you enjoy people, those inmates are people all day long. If you treat them fairly and with respect, you get respect”
Tracy Beatty received a lethal injection despite his lawyers’ appeals that he should not be put to death because he had a history of mental illness
“The release of this information could allow an individual to anticipate weakness in the infrastructure of the Hidalgo County jail,” attorneys said
A county judge said the cost of expanding the jail would be “astronomical”
After the cellphone was discovered in the inmate’s cell, the former officer confessed to helping furnish the item for money