Posted on · No injuries were reported among prisoners or staff, according to a spokesperson for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, who said everyone at the facility was accounted for and in a secure location.
Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · Christopher Young is set to die next week for the November 2004 slaying of Hasmukh "Hash" Patel.
Posted on · The lawsuit was filed in state district court in Huntsville
Posted on · Houston Matters learns about efforts create the Sam Houston Republic of Texas Presidential Library at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.
Posted on · Rosendo Rodriguez was executed Tuesday for killing a Lubbock prostitute and tossing her body in a dumpster in a suitcase
Posted on · A state judge and the state appeals court found Battaglia was competent, not mentally ill and was faking mental illness to try to avoid execution
Posted on · On Thursday, John David Battaglia, 62, of Dallas, is set to die for the May 2001 shooting deaths of his 6- and 9-year-old daughters
Posted on · The lawyer for Rubén Cárdenas wants DNA evidence to be tested again
Posted on · Throughout the summer months, Houston Matters is dedicating time each week to books about Greater Houston, set in Greater Houston or written or edited by Houstonians. Our summer reading series starts today with Jeffrey Littlejohn, an associate professor of history and director of the graduate program at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. He's the […]