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Grant Helps State Troopers Make More Drunk Driving Arrests

A little extra cash made a huge dent in the number of drunks being taken off the roads recently. A special grant from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) paid for state troopers to spend extra time patrolling for drunk drivers.


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

North Texas Men Killed In Shootout With Oklahoma Officers

Two men killed in a shootout near Antlers with Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers and Pushmataha County deputies after allegedly robbing a bank in Wright City have been identified as being from North Texas.


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Ex-DPS Trooper Gets Probation In Misconduct Case

A former state trooper has been sentenced to six months probation for assaulting a drunken-driving suspect during a 2009 traffic stop in Dallas.