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I-Team: Irving Bus Crash Driver Involved In Prior Deadly Crash

The bus driver involved in Thursday’s deadly Irving charter bus crash, was also behind the wheel in another deadly crash 15 years earlier.

CBS 11–04/12/2013

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Expert: Texas Prison Gangs Unlikely Involved In Kaufman County Killings

Federal, state, and local investigators say they’re following up on all tips they received as they hunt for whoever killed Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland, his wife Cynthia, and Assistant DA Mark Hasse.

CBS 11–04/03/2013

A police officer conducts a field sobriety test during a DUI traffic stop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

DPS Troopers Out In Force Friday For Spring Break

Texas troopers will be out in force on Friday at the start of spring break as part of an increased effort against drunken driving.

03/05/2013

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Procession Escorts Ex-Navy SEAL From North Texas To Austin

Mourners holding U.S. flags gone limp from a light rain crowded streets and highway overpasses in North Texas on Tuesday to watch the funeral procession for slain former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.

02/12/2013

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Trooper Fired Over Roadside Cavity Search

The female state trooper involved in a controversial roadside cavity search of two women has now been fired.

02/08/2013

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$ From Drug Smuggling Ring = Payday For Law Enforcement

A well-organized ring of marijuana traffickers, operating out of southern Dallas County, has fattened the bank accounts of local law enforcement agencies.

CBSDFW.COM–02/07/2013

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DPS Opens New Driver License Mega Center In Fort Worth

The wait for a new driver’s license is getting a bit shorter across North Texas. On Tuesday the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) opened a new driver license mega center in Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–02/01/2013

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TxDOT Holiday P.A.S.S. Encourages Sober Driving

Law enforcement officials across the state want you to treat yourself to a Holiday P.A.S.S. TxDOT is encouraging that everyone have a Person Appointed to Stay Sober this holiday season.

CBSDFW.COM–12/21/2012

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Trooper In Irving Body Cavity Search Lawsuit Suspended

A Texas State Trooper who was thrust into the spotlight Tuesday after dash camera video showing her giving body cavity searches to two women became public has been suspended.

12/19/2012

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Texas DPS Opens 2 More ‘Megacenters’

Two more Department of Public Safety “megacenters” are open with hopes of shortening wait times and lessening strain on drivers.

12/14/2012

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

Texas 10 Most Wanted Offenders Being Arrested At Record Pace

The Texas Department of Public Safety announced that 2012 set new apprehension and rewards records for the Texas 10 Most Wanted program.

12/12/2012

A senior technician holds collected blood samples. (credit: Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty Images)

More DPS Workers Testing Blood To Ease Backlog

The Texas Department of Public Safety has reassigned about 15 crime lab workers to blood testing to help trim a backlog in drunken driving cases.

12/07/2012

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