Terrell State Hospital

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2007
  • News

    December 7, 2006

    Paying the Piper

    Legal bills mount as the county defends its failed jail health systems

  • News

    April 13, 2006

    Who Wants to Be a Billionaire?

    Sam Gross does, but despite his claims to the contrary, he's only about a billion or so short of his goal.

  • News

    September 15, 2005

    Cell Disease

    Being sick in Dallas County's troubled jail can be a death sentence

  • News

    January 20, 2005

    Psycho Mom

    Lisa Diaz had to save her "precious babies" from an evil world. She drowned them.

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    Ted's Excellent Adventure

    City manager fires chief, finds self in hell

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Resistance is Futile

    Despite new state and federal regulations, mentally ill Texans are still dying while being restrained by the very people they turn to for help

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Out of Mind, Out of Sight

    For a growing number of Texas kids with mental illnesses, the only place to get help is behind bars.

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    Unhappy Campers

    Critics of a private prison firm that ran two juvenile boot camps in Dallas wonder where the love is at these "tough love academies"

  • Music

    November 2, 2000

    Grave City

    Bobby Soxx, local punk-rock legend, died last week. Finally.

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Innocence Lost

    Railroaded onto death row, Kerry Max Cook endures rapes, beatings, and suicide attempts while waiting for justice

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Prison sweet prison

    Horace Caraker doesn't belong in federal prison. But he likes it there, and he'll threaten a president if it means going back.

  • News

    June 26, 1997

    What makes Sammy run?

    Huge and helpless, schizophrenic and hypertensive, Sammy Allen has fallen between the administrative cracks of a local mental health system that can't seem to get its ACT together