Texas Department of Public Safety

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North Texas Man Facing Charges For Pointing Laser At DFW Planes

More than half a dozen commercial airliners and a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) helicopter all reported being hit by a laser beam while traveling over Johnson County Tuesday night.

CBSDFW.COM–07/22/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Traffic Stop Dashcam Video Released In Sandra Bland Case

Texas lawmakers met privately with Waller County law enforcement officials for several hours to talk about the 28-year-old’s death.

07/21/2015

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‘Colton’s Law’ Kept $3M But Not Child Protection Measures

The Texas Department of Public Safety has received nearly $3 million to look for children in immediate danger even though state troopers won’t actually be doing so.

07/19/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Texas Probing Death Of Woman In Waller County Jail

The Texas Rangers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman whose loved ones are questioning authorities who say the 28-year-old arrested on a traffic violation hanged herself in a Texas county jail cell.

07/16/2015

James "Jimmy" Charles Eader
Source: Eader family

Special Needs Teen Missing In Parker County Found Dead

Jimmy Eader was found dead in a stock tank on his family’s property Thursday night.

06/04/2015

Waco Biker Gang Shooting 5

Waco Shooting Latest: Slain Biker Won Purple Heart

Military records show one of the nine bikers killed outside a Texas restaurant was a Purple Heart recipient who served in Vietnam.

05/21/2015

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Texas Troopers Out In Force Over Memorial Day Weekend

Texas troopers will be out in force over the long Memorial Day holiday weekend to catch drunken drivers and other traffic violators.

05/21/2015

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Texas House OKs Changing Who Investigates Public Corruption

Texas lawmakers are closer to gutting the anti-public corruption unit that was at the center of former Governor Rick Perry’s indictment last year.

04/20/2015

Courtesy: Carrollton Jail

Police Believe They’ve Caught The ‘Evening Burglar’

The elusive ‘Evening Burglar’ has been arrested by Plano and Dallas Police Detectives.

02/14/2015

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Open Carry Gun Rights Activist’s Video Alarms Texas Lawmakers

In an online video Wednesday, a gun rights activist pushing for legislation allowing Texans to openly carry handguns tells state legislators that ‘treason is punishable by death.’

02/04/2015

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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.

12/18/2014

(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

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