• Attorney Cannon Lambert, left, along with Sandra Bland's mother, Geneva Reed-Veal, center, and sister Sierra Cole hold a news conference, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in Houston. Bland was found dead in a Texas county jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper. The family filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Sandra Bland’s family sues state trooper, wants answers

    HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.

    Updated: 6:35 pm