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Alice Johnson: I was sentenced to life in prison – here’s why I never lost hope

Added: 23.05.2019 12:52 | 9 views | 0 comments

I sat up in my bunk at Federal Medical Center, Carswell, a prison in Texas. It was a Saturday, and we still had an hour or two before we had to stand in our cell to be officially counted by the guards. There were two bunks in each overcrowded cell, housing four women in a space designed for two. I left my bunk area and walked down to my friend’s cell.

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Texas man convicted of dismembering girlfriend, dissolving body in chemicals

Added: 23.05.2019 10:47 | 1 views | 0 comments

A Texas man accused of murdering his girlfriend, dismembering her body and dissolving it in chemicals was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday.


Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution

Added: 23.05.2019 4:10 | 13 views | 0 comments

Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organizations said.

Tags: Planes, Texas

Texas Rep. says migrant girl's death was "covered up"

Added: 23.05.2019 3:53 | 3 views | 0 comments

"They covered up her death for eight months, even though we were actively asking the question about whether any child had died," Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro told CBS News


Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest

Added: 23.05.2019 2:51 | 3 views | 0 comments

Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, took home top honors Wednesday in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge.

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CBP Shuts Down Border Facility After Teen Migrant Death

Added: 23.05.2019 2:45 | 21 views | 0 comments

Customs and Border Protection temporarily suspended intake at the largest migrant processing center in Texas on Wednesday as the United States agency fights an outbreak of "a flu-related illness," according to National Public Radio. McAllen Central Processing Center in southern Texas is also where a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy became ill last week before he was transferred to another Border Patrol station and died. A CBP spokesman said 32 individuals tested positive for influenza at McAllen and were all provided treatment either on site or in local hospitals "as appropriate." A number of migrants complained of high fevers and other "flu-related" symptoms, according to the agency, which said...

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Sixth migrant child dies after crossing U.S. border

Added: 23.05.2019 1:25 | 4 views | 0 comments

CBS News has confirmed the 2018 death of a migrant child. Following Monday's death of a 16-year-old who was in U.S. custody, the total number of children who have died after crossing the U.S. border is now up to six. CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca speaks with CBSN about the latest on the conditions at a migrant processing facility in Texas.


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