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News March 29
Guards smuggle in most contraband, people who live in or work at prisons say.
News February 19
The deep freeze has been terrible for many Texans, but prisoners have little way to get warm.
News December 13, 2020
But many Texas prisons don’t have working fire alarms.
News August 11, 2020
In Texas, prisoners are opening their cells to chat—and to riot.
Coronavirus May 2, 2020
Among the many incarcerated people who have died from COVID-19 was Marshall Project contributor Timothy Bazrowx, one of Texas' best chroniclers of prison life.
Coronavirus April 30, 2020
A state spokesman says the system has more than 100,000 N95 masks, but it’s unclear how many have been given to officers or prisoners.
Life Inside January 25, 2018
When a trip to the hospital means spending hours on a cramped bus handcuffed to another prisoner.
Life Inside February 16, 2017
‘I can’t touch him and comfort him.’
Looking Back May 30, 2016
And he played drums in a prison band.
News April 14, 2016
A new policy in Texas limits inmates’ access to social media, creating a First Amendment conundrum.