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Texas prisons are filling up with the old and the ill — at enormous expense.
No Place for Old Men By Dick J. Reavis Published February 15 The state of Texas operates 109 prisons holding about 148,000 inmates. Some 27,000 of them are, l...Read More
Lawsuit filed Thursday claims Santa Fe officials hiked fines to pad city budget.
A lawsuit filed Thursday claims Santa Fe, Texas, officials are illegally jailing poor Texans as part of a scheme to raise more money from traffic fines....Read More
In Texas, 300 to 500 pregnant women are booked into county jails each month, and dozens gave birth while in custody last year. Women report not getting enough f...Read More
Janice Engel, an award-winning producer of documentaries and television series, is directing and producing a documentary about the late Molly Ivins....Read More
Amid growing criticism and pressure to reform the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, the Department of Justice has launched an investigation of three fa...Read More
More than two million people have been deported since President Obama took office in 2008. Among this massive number, an increasing number of people with valid ...Read More