The way Texas punishes truancy is downright Kafka-esque—and it’s finally getting a lot of attention.
Held in custody for 42 hours, 37-year-old Sarah Tibbetts died after being arrested while in possession of someone else's credit card and trace amounts of marijuanta in baggies in her purse.
Ever wondered what it's like to go to jail? The Express-News sent a reporter through the booking process—but how well does it reflect the experience of people who aren't going in voluntarily?
According to the Guardian, masturbation can get you two years in Texas, but you can buy your way out of jail time through a policy intended to ease overcrowding. Is there anything about our criminal justice system they wouldn't believe?
Was the quaint East Texas town of Mineola home to a horrific child sex ring? Were the three people sent to prison last year for running it guilty? Was justice served? Depends on which district attorney you ask.
Up on federal drug charges for the second time in fifteen years, the impresario of Antone’s nightclub in Austin may finally have to face the music.