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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

Sr. Cpl. Recardo Trejo of the Dallas Police Department (Photo: Dallas Police)

Off-Duty Dallas Officer Killed In Car Crash

An off-duty Dallas police officer has been killed in a head-on collision.

11/26/2012

A 50-car pileup outside of Beaumont has Interstate 10 shut down in both directions. (Credit: KFDM-TV)

Major Pileup In I-10 Crash Near Beaumont

Two people are dead and dozens are injured after an estimated 100-vehicle pileup that forced the closure of Interstate 10 in Southeast Texas.

11/22/2012

Trucks pass by a sign indicating the nighttime speed limit in West Texas. (credit: Rick Scibelli/Getty Images)

Texas Troopers Out In Force Over Thanksgiving

Texas troopers will be out in force during the Thanksgiving holiday period looking for drunken drivers and other highway safety violators.

11/20/2012

(Google Map of Rains County, TX)

Rains County Woman Dead, Grandson Person Of Interest

The murder of a Rains County woman has sheriff’s deputies and the Texas Rangers searching for her grandson.

11/14/2012

Granbury

Fatality Reported In Hood County Head-On Collision

One person was killed and another critically injured after a head-on collision occurred on a rural road just north of Granbury on Wednesday night.

11/08/2012

Tyler Monroe (Courtesy Denton County Sheriff's Office)

Teen Killed In Early Morning Crash Outside Sanger

A teenager is dead and another jailed in an early morning crash in rural Denton County outside of Sanger.

11/03/2012

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Driver License Mega Centers To Open In Dallas

The Texas Department of Public Safety opened a new Driver License Mega Center in Pflugerville on Tuesday. Two similar locations are expected to open in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by the end of January 2013.

10/30/2012

Johnson County Fatal Accident 10/27

Hitchhiker Killed By Johnson County Deputy

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office reported Friday that one of its deputies hit and killed a pedestrian late Thursday night.

10/27/2012

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

PD: Dozens Of Shots Fired At Chase Suspect, Officer On Leave

It was an early morning August 31 police chase that ended with the shooting death of a 25-year-old man. New details of the chase reveal dozens of shots fired at the suspect and has led to a Garland police officer being placed on leave.

CBSDFW.COM–09/11/2012

Captured Texas Ten Most Wanted fugitive Sean Michael Smith (credit: Texas Department of Public Safety)

Texas Fugitive Sex Offender Captured In Nevada

The Texas Department of Public Safety announced Thursday the capture of one its most wanted fugitives.

08/23/2012

(AP Graphics Bank)

Longtime Texas DPS Officer Named Head of Rangers

The Texas Department of Public Safety has named Kirby Dendy chief of the Texas Rangers after the retirement of Hank Whitman.

08/16/2012

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