Posted on · The Texas Tribune has reviewed law enforcement transcripts and footage that federal and state investigators are examining after the May 24 tragedy.
Posted on · Houston Public Media’s “I See U” with Eddie Robinson focuses on racial equality and social justice.
Posted on · The Trump administration has confirmed a plan to ban at least some electronic cigarettes.
Posted on · Sandra Bland's arrest and July 13 death prompted committee chairman state Rep. Garnet Coleman to call a special hearing on jail standards and arrest procedures.
Posted on · According to the mental health questionnaire filled out by the Waller County Sheriff's office during her booking, a deputy marked "yes" to the question: "Have you ever attempted suicide?"
Posted on · DPS spokesman Tom Vinger said in a statement that the video of Sandra Bland's traffic stop, which appears to skip at certain points, "has not been edited."
Posted on · Bland, 28, was found hanged to death inside the Waller County jail, three days after she was arrested and taken to the jail on a charge of assaulting a public servant during the traffic stop.
Posted on · Waller County's district attorney said he made the determination after talking to Bland's family and to those who saw her last, including the bail bondsman, who was among the last to hear from her alive.
Posted on · A Texas correctional officer killed while escorting a prisoner to his cell was beaten to death with a two-foot pry bar, a tool guards carry to unlock the small meal tray openings in a cell door, the Tribune has confirmed.
Posted on · Law enforcement leaders in Waller County promised Friday that "nothing will be swept under the rug" in the investigation into the death of a black woman in the county jail this week that has drawn national attention and skepticism on social media.
Posted on · The special prosecutor pressing criminal charges against Gov. Rick Perry will not be disqualified from the case over questions around the oath of office he took. A judge ruled Tuesday that the prosecutor was properly sworn into office.