Texas DPS

Head-On Collision Kills One In Johnson CountyA 17-year-old woman died when her car struck a tanker truck head-on Sunday afternoon.
State Trooper Patrols Increase For Labor DayState troopers will be on the lookout for drunken drivers as patrols increase this week and through the Labor Day weekend. The focus will be on high-risk locations and times.
4 People Dead After Hunt County CrashAuthorities are investigating a fiery car crash that killed four people and shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate-30 in Hunt County early Friday.
Kids In Wrong-Way Crash Weren't RestrainedNone 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.
DPS Expands Drunken-Driving Patrols Through July 4th WeekendMore state troopers are being mobilized to expand the search for drunken drivers on Texas highways through the July 4th weekend.
Two Suspects Dead After Ellis County Police ChaseAn hours-long police chase involving two men ended in a barrage of gunfire, and the two suspects dead, along Interstate-35E in Ellis County.
Police Withholding Controversial Note In Frisco DeathsA 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.
Texas Troopers Out In Force Over Memorial Day WeekendTexas troopers will be out in force over the long Memorial Day holiday weekend to catch drunken drivers and other traffic violators.
Experts Say Texas DPS Pursuit Policy Needs UpdatingExperts say the Texas Department of Public Safety's policy regarding vehicle pursuits is out of step with evolving national standards.
Texas 'Most Wanted Sex Offender' SurrendersA man listed as a "Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender" by the Texas Department of Public Safety has turned himself in to authorities.
Interstate-35 Reopens After Fatal CrashAll 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.
$2 Million Worth Of Cocaine Seized In TexasThe 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.