Brian Encinia

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.

Brian Encinia still faces misdemeanor perjury charges and a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the Bland family.

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.

Sandra Bland's mother Geneva Reed-Veal has named 10 new Waller County officials in her federal lawsuit over her daughter's untimely death

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.

State Trooper Brian Encinia is accused of lying in his incident report of Bland's arrest and for being unprofessional during her traffic stop.

Family lawyers say the Texas trooper lacked probable cause to make the traffic stop in the first place, and committed assault and battery during the arrest.

Bland's family has come out saying that they were never contacted during the initial probe on Bland's death and are calling the investigation a "farce."

Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis has appointed a committee of attorneys from outside his jurisdiction to review findings in the mysterious death of Sandra…

Dashcam video of Sandra Bland's arrest depicts Bland complaining of not being able to hear due to be slammed on the ground.