Legal bills mount as the county defends its failed jail health systems
Sam Gross does, but despite his claims to the contrary, he's only about a billion or so short of his goal.
Being sick in Dallas County's troubled jail can be a death sentence
Lisa Diaz had to save her "precious babies" from an evil world. She drowned them.
City manager fires chief, finds self in hell
Despite new state and federal regulations, mentally ill Texans are still dying while being restrained by the very people they turn to for help
For a growing number of Texas kids with mental illnesses, the only place to get help is behind bars.
Critics of a private prison firm that ran two juvenile boot camps in Dallas wonder where the love is at these "tough love academies"
Bobby Soxx, local punk-rock legend, died last week. Finally.
Railroaded onto death row, Kerry Max Cook endures rapes, beatings, and suicide attempts while waiting for justice
Horace Caraker doesn't belong in federal prison. But he likes it there, and he'll threaten a president if it means going back.
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