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

Texas Troopers Increase Patrols Over Holidays

The Texas Department of Public Safety says expanded patrols begin Friday and run through Jan. 2. The period includes Christmas and New Year’s Day.

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Murder Witnesses Testify In Penalty Phase of Eric Williams Trial

Witnesses to a shooting that rocked Kaufman County gave dramatic testimony Monday during the punishment phase of the Eric Williams capital murder trial.

12/08/2014

(L-R) Captured fugitives  Josue Reyna, Alfredo Rangel and Ngoc Van Tran (Image via Texas DPS)

Three Men On Texas DPS 10 Most Wanted List Captured

Three men on the Texas Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list have been captured.

11/25/2014

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

DPS Troopers Out In Force During Thanksgiving Holiday

Texas troopers out in force during Thanksgiving week will be watching for drunken drivers and people who don’t buckle up during the busy holiday period.

11/24/2014

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Swim Teacher Dies After Jeep Rear-Ended On Toll Road

The Texas Department of Public Safety is trying to determine if road rage between two drivers led to the crash and death of a third driver late Saturday night near Josey Lane on The Sam Rayburn Tollway.

10/27/2014

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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

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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

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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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