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Voters cast their ballots at a polling station on March 6, 2012 in Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

DPS Starts Saturday Hours To Issue Voter ID Cards

Nearly 50 Department of Public Safety offices across Texas will open on Saturdays to issue election identification certificates ahead of voting in November.

09/14/2013

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Boy Scout Project Honors Fallen DPS Troopers With Permanent Memorial

A North Texas Boy Scout unveiled a moving memorial for two fallen DPS troopers, which now sits in a permanent place outside the DPS office.

CBS 11–05/13/2013

CavitySearch

North Texas Women Subjected to Roadside Cavity Search Speak Out After Troopers Indicted

Angel and Ashley Dobbs say they’re relieved and pleased two state troopers now face criminal charges after this controversial traffic stop caught on dashcam video last July.

CBS 11–03/26/2013

CavitySearch

Troopers Indicted After Roadside Cavity Search Of Two Women

CBS-11 has learned two state troopers involved in a controversial roadside cavity search of two North Texas women have been indicted on criminal charges by a Dallas County Grand Jury.

CBS 11–03/22/2013

Sex Offender Law

Sex Offender Fighting Eviction Due To Registry As 12-Year-Old

The eviction notice came last week. “I mean, it floored me,” said Joshua Gravens, 26.

10/02/2012

Investigation Complete At DFW Airport

Department of Public Safety personnel have finished the investigation of a “suspicious” bag that was found in a baggage claim area at DFW International Airport.

09/07/2012

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Cyclist Flees Trooper, Crashes Motorcycle

A motorcyclist who was stopped by a DPS trooper chose to flee, triggering a chase that ended near Independence Parkway and Legacy Drive when the cyclist hit a curb and crashed.

04/18/2012

Republican presidential candidate Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to the media at Hyatt Place January 19, 2012 in North Charleston, South Carolina. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Perry Speaking At Plano Chamber Luncheon

Governor Rick Perry is speaking in Plano on Wednesday while dismissing calls for him to reimburse the state for security during his failed presidential run.

04/18/2012

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Troopers Arrest Suspect Following Low Speed, 3 County Chase

A Department of Public Safety spokesman says the 23-year-old man who led troopers on a low-speed chase spanning three counties Tuesday had no prior record and two small bags of marijuana in his car.

03/06/2012

Damesha Traylor, a 33-year-old fugitive who was added to the state's Most Wanted List on March 5, 2012. (Credit: DPS)

DPS Names Fort Worth Woman As A Most Wanted Criminal

It’s been 10 years since a woman has graced the state’s Most Wanted List, but gang-affiliated fugitive Damesha Traylor’s laundry list of criminal charges has broken the streak, a Department of Public Safety spokesman said Wednesday.

03/05/2012

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4 Killed In Head-On Collision Near Decatur

Four people died in an early morning collision when a Ford Mustang veered into a truck, slamming into it head-on.

07/23/2011

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DPS Seeing Resurgance In Fake Telemarketing Calls

If you get a call from someone trying to raise money for the Texas Department of Public Safety, tell them no and hang up.

02/07/2011