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Suspicious Substance Closes Texas Capitol Basement

The state Department of Public Safety says part of the Texas Capitol’s basement has been temporarily closed while firefighters investigate a ‘powdery substance’ in a lawmaker’s office.

08/06/2014

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NTTA Contract Worker Killed By Hit-&-Run Driver

A hit-and-run driver slammed into a North Texas Tollway Authority convoy early Monday morning in Grand Prairie, killing a contract worker.

08/04/2014

The badge and uniform of a Texas State trooper. (FILE) (credit: Getty Images/Chris Hondros)

DPS Checks Thousands Of Vehicles During Roadcheck

Texas troopers have sidelined nearly 1,900 vehicles as part of the three-day nationwide safety effort called Roadcheck 2014.

07/09/2014

(credit: capitol.state.tx.us)

Border Security Back In Front Of Texas Lawmakers

Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.

07/01/2014

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To Cut Down On Fraud, DPS Wants Fingerprints To Renew Drivers License

Next time you head to the DMV lawmakers will want your finger prints on file before you can get your drivers license renewed.

06/11/2014

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2 Killed, 5 Hurt When Car Strikes Motorcycles

Two people have been killed and five others injured when a vehicle crossed the center line in North Texas and struck two oncoming motorcycles.

05/26/2014

CavitySearch

Texas Woman, Hospital Settle Body Cavity Search Lawsuit

A Texas hospital is settling a lawsuit with a woman who says she was subjected to invasive cavity searches by medical staff at the behest of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

05/07/2014

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DPS Urges Online Renewal Of Your Driver’s License

The Department of Public Safety on Tuesday urged residents to renew online and beat the typical summer rush at driver’s license offices.

04/22/2014

DPS divers searching Lake Tawakoni (Photo by L.P.Phillips, 1080 KRLD)

New Evidence Found In Lake In Kaufman Murders

It took more than a year to make the discovery in Lake Tawakoni, but on March 5th, a dive team recovered two pistols and a black mask.

CBS 11–04/02/2014

DPS divers searching Lake Tawakoni (Photo by L.P.Phillips, 1080 KRLD)

Weapon Found Linked To Kaufman Prosecutor Death

Police think they have found a key piece of evidence in the assassination of an assistant Kaufman County prosecutor.

04/02/2014

(credit: L.P. Phillips/KRLD)

Lake Search Turns Up No Evidence In Kaufman Triple Murder Case

After spending hours in the murky waters of Lake Tawakoni yesterday, a Texas Rangers team had to scrap another dive today because of the weather.

KRLD–02/20/2014

DPS divers searching Lake Tawakoni (Photo by L.P.Phillips, 1080 KRLD)

Officials Search Lake Tawakoni For Evidence In Kaufman Co. DA Murder

A dive team is searching a North Texas lake for weapons in last year’s slayings of the Kaufman County district attorney, his chief deputy and his wife.

02/19/2014

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