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.
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.
Two members of a Hill County family are dead, and two other family members are critically injured, after a car crash Sunday night just outside of Hillsboro.
Authorities said on Thursday that 28 fugitives who were on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list were arrested last year, and tips played a crucial role in those captures.
A Texas DPS trooper posted on Facebook that he was asked to leave a Waffle House in Grapevine, because he was wearing a gun. But the incident may have been a misunderstanding.
A convicted felon on the Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been caught in North Texas. Ezekiel O’Neal Harris was captured at an apartment complex in Ennis.
A man was arrested in Garland on Wednesday morning after leading police on a 30-minute chase at speeds in excess of 100 mph.
Texas troopers will be out in force over the long Fourth of July holiday period, looking for suspected drunken drivers and other traffic violators. The patrol increase starts Friday.
A medical helicopter transporting an Oklahoma traffic accident victim lost power and made an emergency landing in a Northeast Texas soybean field.
A 19-year-old suspect has been arrested as North Texas police investigate gunfire that damaged three parked patrol vehicles while the officers were off-duty.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has joined a three-day nationwide safety effort called Roadcheck targeting commercial vehicles and drivers.
A fired female state trooper pleaded guilty to criminal charges on Friday after conducting illegal cavity searches on two women along the side of the road in 2012.