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Kids In Wrong-Way Crash Weren’t Restrained

None of the six children riding in a vehicle that was struck by a wrong-way driver on Interstate-45 on Monday were wearing seatbelts or restrained in child safety seats.

07/21/2015

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DPS Expands Drunken-Driving Patrols Through July 4th Weekend

More state troopers are being mobilized to expand the search for drunken drivers on Texas highways through the July 4th weekend.

06/26/2015

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Two Suspects Dead After Ellis County Police Chase

An hours-long police chase involving two men ended in a barrage of gunfire, and the two suspects dead, along Interstate-35E in Ellis County.

06/03/2015

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Police Withholding Controversial Note In Frisco Deaths

A family attorney for a couple found dead in Frisco last September is calling for the release of a controversial note that could shed light on the incident.

06/02/2015

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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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Experts Say Texas DPS Pursuit Policy Needs Updating

Experts say the Texas Department of Public Safety’s policy regarding vehicle pursuits is out of step with evolving national standards.

04/20/2015

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Texas ‘Most Wanted Sex Offender’ Surrenders

A man listed as a “Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender” by the Texas Department of Public Safety has turned himself in to authorities.

04/03/2015

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Interstate-35 Reopens After Fatal Crash

All lanes of a major interstate have reopened in Central Texas after a deadly crash involving a big rig that slammed into a bridge beam in a construction zone.

03/27/2015

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$2 Million Worth Of Cocaine Seized In Texas

The Texas DPS said that state troopers seized about $2.1 million worth of cocaine during a traffic stop near Jarrell. That added up to about 35 pounds of the substance.

03/19/2015

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Celina Teacher Accidentally Sets Off Active Shooter Alert

Celina police responded to Celina High School Monday morning after receiving an “active shooter” alert from a teacher’s phone.

03/02/2015

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Texas DPS Warns Against Mexico Trips

The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday again warned students looking forward to spring break to avoid taking trips to Mexico due to drug-related violence.

02/25/2015

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Texas Guard Troops Staying On Border, But Some Question Mission

Still unclear is how many guard troops will remain, serving in their strictly surveillance role. They are armed, but they do not have arrest authority and must call another agency at the first sign of trouble.

02/20/2015

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