Olgalidia Pando is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The Department of Homeland Security has started releasing hundreds of illegal immigrants held in local jails in anticipation of automatic budget cuts.
Connard Lee Riddles III was found guilty on the charge of accident involving injury or death.
Texas' Hidalgo County sheriff says his jail can't keep up with influx of illegal immigrants and violent gang members.
Police in two states and FBI agents on Thursday night were searching for a convicted murderer who was mistakenly released by Illinois authorities.
For the roughly 151,000 inmates in the Texas prison system, there are 1,800 units of deodorant and 28,000 units of toothpaste left.
A Virginia inmate appears closer to getting a sex change paid for by taxpayers.
Woman held for 11 days after cursing in clerk of court's office.
Authorities in Wise County say a Bowie man charged with killing 28 year old Samantha McNorton has apparently killed himself.
Michael Gwin was found guilty of unlawful restraint today in the 89th District Court.