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Pins in a map mark destinations in Mexico, Central America and South America. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

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

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

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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Father & Daughter Killed In Hill County Crash

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.

02/09/2015

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28 Texas ‘Most Wanted’ Arrests Last Year

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.

01/16/2015

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Armed DPS Trooper Asked To Leave North Texas Restaurant

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.

CBS 11–09/11/2014

Ezekiel O'Neal Harris (credit: Texas Department of Public Safety)

‘Most Wanted’ Sex Offender Caught In Ennis

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.

08/20/2014

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Garland Police Chase Vehicle At Speeds Exceeding 100 MPH

A man was arrested in Garland on Wednesday morning after leading police on a 30-minute chase at speeds in excess of 100 mph.

08/06/2014

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Texas Increases Patrols For Fourth Of July

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.

06/26/2014

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Medical Chopper Loses Power, Lands In Field Near Texarkana

A medical helicopter transporting an Oklahoma traffic accident victim lost power and made an emergency landing in a Northeast Texas soybean field.

06/24/2014

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Man Arrested After Patrol Vehicles Shot

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.

06/24/2014

A tanker truck delivers gasoline to a gas station. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Safety Effort Targets Commercial Vehicles

The Texas Department of Public Safety has joined a three-day nationwide safety effort called Roadcheck targeting commercial vehicles and drivers.

06/03/2014

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Guilty Plea In Roadside Cavity Search Case

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.

05/23/2014

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