Pamela Weatherby, who died last JulyPamela Weatherby, a 45-year-old Big Spring woman -- and, according to a federal suit filed Monday in Dallas, an "unstable insulin dependent diabetic" -- was serving a one-year sentence for drug possession at Dawson State Jail when she died last July. Now her pa ... More >>
In 2007, ex-offender support groups in a handful of states began huddling together under a national faith-based umbrella called Out4Life, combining efforts to help prisoners find work and housing, break old drug and alcohol habits, and generally do what it takes to keep out of prison. For life. Texa ... More >>
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Bill Everett thanks Jesus he's behind bars, for real.
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Texas prisons take a byte out of crime with a computer rehab program
Odell Barnes awaits execution on March 1 -- despite new evidence that he didn't commit the crime
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While Erica Sheppard sits on death row, penniless and convicted of a gruesome murder, her cadre of elite Dallas lawyers tries to prove that the justice system has gone fatally awry
Bettie Beets killed two husbands. Now she's likely to become the first woman the state of Texas has ever executed