After discovering the convict cemetery in March, the city appointed a panel of stakeholders. Now it’s ignoring their recommendation.
In 1967, a 56-year-old lawyer met a young inmate with a brilliant mind and horrifying stories about life inside. Their complicated alliance—and even more complicated romance—would shed light on a nationwide scandal, disrupt a system of abuse and virtual slavery across the state, and change incarceration in Texas forever.
Brownsville police officer Valerie Rivas was charged with smuggling her undocumented boyfriend. She’s been acquitted. He’s likely to be deported.
Dallas police waited to release the suspect’s name even as it appeared across the internet, eroding the local community’s already fragile trust.
Brandley died last week, 31 years after the state of Texas tried and failed to kill him.
The surprising pair has joined forces for a noble cause.
How a motley crew of young Texas lawyers, a burly Michigan podcaster, and his army of amateur sleuths—including actor Jon Cryer—helped free a man convicted of a murder he swears he didn’t commit.
Notes from the Dallas courtroom where, against the odds, police officer Roy Oliver was convicted of murder after shooting the 15-year-old black boy.
The Associated Press reporter discusses his 17,000 days on the job in our Reporter podcast.
The Infowars honcho’s legal troubles mount.