Articles Tagged “TDCJ”

  • TDCJ’s Jason Clark Comments on Effects of Flooding on TDCJ Units in the State

    We talked with TDCJ Communications Director Jason Clark Friday about the effects of flooding on TDCJ units in the state. He filled us in on the efforts that had to be undertaken . . .…

  • Offenders to be Transfered From Pack Unit

    Yesterday, TDCJ Director of Public Information, Jason Clark, informed KBTX Channel 3 News that: “Following an order issued by a federal judge last month, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice submitted a plan Thursday afternoon…

  • Two TDCJ Correctional Officers to Serve Time in Jail

    The Huntsville Item reports that two TDCJ correctional officers were sentenced to jail time for official oppression. Alexandra Catrina Kennedy was sentenced to 180 days in jail last week following her pleading guilty to official…

  • Fallen Correctional Staff to be Honored

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) will honor the service of its correctional staff and remember all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a memorial service scheduled at…

  • James Bigby Executed Tuesday

    Sixty-one-year-old James Bigby was executed by lethal injection at the Huntsville Unit last night.  He had been found guilty of the 1987 murder of a father and his infant child. Bigby is the fourth TDCJ…

  • James Bigby Set for Execution Tonight

    Sixty-one-year-old James Bigby is set to be executed tonight for the shooting death of Michael Trekell and suffocation of Trekell’s 4-month-old son in in 1987. He confessed that he shot Trekell and suffocated the man’s…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. Sentenced to Death by Angelina County Jury

    The Huntsville Item reports that 50-year-old John Ray Falk, Jr. was sentenced to death by an Angelina County jury Wednesday morning for his involvement in the murder of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield during an…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. Pleads Guilty in Lufkin Trial

    The Huntsville Item reports that John Ray Falk, Jr., accused of being involved in the murder of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield nine years ago during an escape attempt in Huntsville, pleaded guilty at a…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. May Represent Himself

    The Huntsville Item reports that on Monday Judge Bill McAdams at a hearing in Lufkin for TDCJ inmate John Ray Falk, Jr. ruled that Falk may represent himself following Falk’s passing of two competency evaluations.…

  • Murder Suspect Falk Ordered to Undergo Competency Evaluations

    Over the weekend the Huntsville Item reported that John Ray Falk, Jr., accused of playing a part in the murder of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield during an escape attempt, was ordered by Judge Bill…