Ever wonder how much almost 11 years of your life might be worth? If you've been wrongfully thrown in prison for a crime you never committed, the number comes out to a little more than $850,000, or $80K a year. At least that's how much Richard Sturgeon is seeking in restitution from the state o ... More >>
A TDCJ guard who had been found guilty of filing a false "use of force" report was sentenced today to what no doubt will be two very uncomfortable years in a federal prison. (Or maybe guards take care of their own? We don't wanna know.)Eugene Morris, 41, had kicked an inmate in the head repeatedl ... More >>
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