Articles Tagged “TDCJ”

  • 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…

  • Restorative Justice Ministries’ Bill Kleiber Update on Bus Station Ministries

    We have an update from Executive Director Emeritus Bill Kleiber of the Restorative Justice Ministries. The ministry had a space at the Greyhound Bus Station in Huntsville where they helped former TDCJ inmates who had…

  • Jury Selection in Falk Capital Murder Trial Begins In Angelina County in January

    The Huntsville Item reports that jury selection potentially starts January 17th in Angelina County in the capital murder trial of John Ray Falk, Jr. Falk, a former Wynne Unit inmate, has been charged with playing…

  • Falk Trial Moved

    The Huntsville Item reports that Senior District Judge Bill McAdams has come to the decision that the capital murder trial of John Ray Falk, Jr. will be decided by an Angelina County jury. Falk is…

  • Former HHS Teacher’s Assistant Sentenced to Prison

    Twenty-nine-year-old Darius Jarrod Hopkins, a former coach and teacher’s assistant at Huntsville High School, was sentenced to 5 years at TDCJ by District Judge Donald Kraemer Wednesday according to the the Huntsville Item. He is…