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ADL Warns of Growth of White Supremacist Prison Gang

Posted on · A white supremacist gang that got its start in Texas prisons is growing into a more dangerous and sophisticated operation in the outside world. That's according to a new report out today from the Anti-Defamation League. David Pitman has more.

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Whitmire: Culture at Texas Prisons Needs to Change

Posted on · The Texas Prison where a convicted sex offender escaped is the subject of an independent security review. Houston state Senator John Whitmire, the chairman of the criminal justice committee says there must be zero tolerance in how inmates are treated in the Texas prison system. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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Old Prison is Transformed

Posted on · Houston's Museum of Natural Science has opened its extension in Sugarland. An old prison is now home to dinosaurs on display and traveling exhibits that might have been too big for the location in Houston. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Prisons Want to Jam Cell Phones

Posted on · Texas and more than two dozen other states are asking the federal government for permission to jam cell phones inside state prisons. Jim Bell explains why.