Articles tagged: executions

Matagorda County District Attorney Steven Reis outside the courthouse in Bay City. by

To Kill? Or Not to Kill?

As executions decline in Texas, a small-town prosecutor decides whether to seek the death penalty.

As executions decline in Texas, a small-town prosecutor decides whether to seek the death penalty....Read More

Prison Chaplain Larry Hart leads guards and inmate trusties in prayer during a burial at TDCJ’s Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery in Huntsville. by

Laid to Rest in Huntsville

Of the roughly 450 inmates who die in Texas prisons each year, about 100 are laid to rest in Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery in Huntsville.

Of the roughly 450 inmates who die in Texas prisons each year, about 100 are laid to rest in Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery in Huntsville. ...Read More

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