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Handcuffs are seen on the hands of a twenty-year old "Street Villains" gang member (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

DPS Estimates At Least 100,000 Texans Involved In Gangs

An estimated 100,000 people are involved in gangs, according to a new Texas DPS report.

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Texas DPS Releases Gang Threat Assessment For 2015

The Texas Department of Public Safety released the 2015 Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was designed to provide an overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.

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Brent Jozefkowicz (credit: Fort Worth Police Department)

Escaped North Texas Sex Offender Found Dead In S.C.

Brent Allen Jozefkowicz cut off his ankle bracelet tracking device and walked away from a Fort Worth halfway house on August 4. He was found dead on a South Carolina Beach August 15.

08/18/2015

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Suspect In Vehicle Arson At Capitol Arrested In Iowa

Michael Patrick Wagner was arrested by the Marion Police Department for an unrelated charge in Linn County.

08/13/2015

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Texas One Step Closer To Hiring Marijuana Growers

Back in May the State legislature passed the bill allowing Texas to begin manufacturing CBD oil for epilepsy patients.

08/11/2015

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Virginia Vigil To Be Held For 3 Teens Killed In North Texas Crash

Three northern Virginia teenagers who died in a car crash in North Texas are to be remembered at a vigil.

08/09/2015

DPS Trooper Eduardo Chavez, who died in the line of duty in 2006. (courtesy: DPS)

New DPS Aircraft Named in Honor of Fallen Trooper

The Eduardo Chavez ultimately will be stationed in Edinburg and replaces two older planes.

07/31/2015

Murder near Highway121 and Forestbrook in Lewisville.
(CBS11)

Man Murdered On Busy Lewisville Street

The suspected killers disappeared into these woods after the shooting. With the manhunt suspended, the focus turns to the sifting through any evidence they left behind.

07/23/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Sandra Bland’s Sister Criticizes Traffic Stop, Governor Promises Answers

The DPS Director said the trooper violated department policy because he wasn’t professional or courteous the entire time.

07/22/2015

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3 On Texas 10 Most Wanted Lists Caught, 1 In Dallas

Three men on the Texas 10 Most Wanted lists have been captured in the past two weeks.

06/23/2015

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DPS Trooper Seizes More Than 44 Pounds Of Pot

The Texas Department of Public Safety conducted a traffic stop Monday on US-287, yielding more than 44 pounds of marijuana valued at over $268,000.

06/03/2015

Helicopter Crashes In Denton County

The FAA says a small two-person Instrum helicopter crashed into trees while on a training flight Wednesday afternoon.

05/06/2015

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