Sandra Bland's mother calls activists to action, a grandmother and her grandkids lose their lives in an overnight flood & more
On Tuesday, a panel assembled after she died issued a report indicating that the jail’s staff needs more training in regards to identifying mental health issues. It also specified that the facility should provide anger management counseling for inmates and employees should wear body cameras.
Brian Encinia entered his innocent plea on Tuesday evening with his attorney. The 30-year-old was indicted on perjury charges for allegedly lying about Bland's arrest.
The Texas state trooper who remained on payroll after he was indicted in the arrest of Sandra Bland -- a black woman who died in a jail cell three days after she was taken into custody last summer -- has been formally terminated.
A federal judge heard arguments Thursday on whether a wrongful death lawsuit against the Texas state trooper should be delayed until after his criminal trial.
Texas Department of Public Safety director Steve McCraw shared his thoughts on the death of Sandra Bland and how the actions of the arresting officer escalated the incident, The Texas Tribune reports.
When asked what she thought about the recent developments involving Encinia, Geneva Reed-Veal said, "Where are the real charges?"
Encinia, seen on the video pulling Bland out of the vehicle while yelling "I will light you up," is accused of lying about how he removed the woman from the car.