Brazoria County

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

5 Additional Texas Counties Applicable For Federal Disaster Assistance

Due to the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that has occurred in Texas over the last couple of months, the federal disaster declaration has been expanded to include Individual Assistance for five additional counties.

07/02/2015

Barbara Ramirez Sifuentes (credit: Brazoria County Sheriffs Detention Center)

Texas Mother Arrested In Drowning Deaths Of Twins

A Pearland woman was arrested and charged in the drowning deaths of her 15-month-old twin daughters.

05/11/2015

The radio and belt of a Highway Patrol trooper. (credit: AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove)

DPS Reinstates Trooper Fired After Controversial Cavity Search

The Texas Department of Public Safety reinstated a state trooper on Friday that it fired for conducting a roadside cavity search during a traffic stop for speeding.

08/09/2013

Texas DPS Facing Claims Of Another Illegal Roadside Cavity Search

Just last week DPS settled a lawsuit with two women from Irving who filed a lawsuit over a roadside cavity search. Now DPS is under fire again, this time for a roadside cavity search in Brazoria County, south of Houston.

CBSDFW.COM–07/04/2013