Gov. Abbott Orders South Texas Prison To Make Room For Undocumented Immigrants, TDCJ Says

Posted on · The Texas Department of Criminal Justice began moving incarcerated people from the Dolph Briscoe Unit in Dilley on Wednesday as part of the governor's Operation Lone Star initiative, announced in March.

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City Jail Standards Leave Loopholes

Posted on · A year ago last April, a 26-year-old welder named Chad Silvis was at his wits' end. His job, his life – they weren't working out. He was sitting on the railing of a bridge connecting Kemah to Seabrook, Texas when police found him, and took him to the Kemah City jail. They charged him with […]

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Oversight of City Jails and J.R. Richard: Tuesday’s Show (June 30, 2015)

Posted on · We all experience peaks and valleys in our lives. Great accomplishments, health scares, personal milestones, economic woes; some years you're up, others you're down. But you'd be hard-pressed to find many Houstonians who have been on a roller coaster ride to match J.R. Richard, a mainstay in the Houston Astros rotation throughout the 1970s, and […]