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Motorcycles sit in the parking lot of the Twin Peaks restaurant, the scene of a motorcycle gang shootout, May 18, 2015 in Waco, Texas.  (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

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.

22 hours ago

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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

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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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11 Indicted In Dallas-Area Drug Ring, Ties To Jail

Prosecutors say 11 people have been indicted in a Dallas-area drug ring allegedly involving jail inmates.

11/22/2014

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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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Congressman Ralph Hall Injured In Car Accident

U.S. Rep. Ralph Hall was hospitalized Saturday after being injured in a car accident.

CBS 11–10/04/2014

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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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Stolen Boots Worth $1 Million Recovered, Suspects Arrested

Boxes and boxes of stolen boots, more than $1 million dollars worth of merchandise, has been found and the people who stole them have been arrested, according to police.

05/29/2014

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