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Most Wanted Sex Offender Captured In Dallas

A violent convicted felon on the Texas Department of Public Safety’s 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been caught in Dallas.

12/19/2013

A police officer conducts a field sobriety test during a DUI traffic stop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas DPS Increasing Holiday Patrols

The Texas DPS said that additional DWI patrols began Friday and will run through January 2. The period includes both the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

12/13/2013

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Important Winter Storm Phone Numbers

DFW is bracing for a winter storm. If you need to travel outside either before or during the storm, you should keep these emergency telephone numbers handy.

12/05/2013

Jimmy Jay Gillman (credit: Johnson County Sheriff's Office)

Texas DPS Trooper Arrested For Meth

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced the arrest of Jimmy Jay Gillman of Cleburne. He has been charged with possessing methamphetamine.

12/04/2013

A police official conducts a field sobriety test at a DUI traffic checkpoint on June 4, 2007. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

DPS Watching For Holiday DWI Violators

State troopers will be on the road, watching for people driving drunk and other traffic violators during the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend from Wednesday through Sunday.

11/25/2013

A voter places a sticker indicating that he has cast his ballot. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Voter ID Law Already Causing Confusion

The new Texas voter ID law is already in effect for this election season, and was used across the state during early voting. The law is intended to deter fake voters, but several public officials have already run into issues.

11/04/2013

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Early Voting Begins Across Texas

Voters across Texas can now start heading to the polls before the November 5 election. Early voting begins Monday morning.

10/21/2013

A police official conducts a field sobriety test at a DUI traffic checkpoint on June 4, 2007. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

1,682 Texas DWI Arrests Over 18 Days

The Texas DPS announced on Tuesday that they made nearly 1,700 DWI arrests during a special 18-day enforcement period that included Labor Day weekend.

10/08/2013

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Older Texans Lead In Gun Permit Applications

The oldest Texans are looking to arm themselves. People over the age of 50 are seeking concealed handgun licenses at a rate higher than any other age group in Texas.

09/16/2013

A police official conducts a field sobriety test at a DUI traffic checkpoint on June 4, 2007. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas DPS Increases Patrols For Labor Day

Texas troopers have increased their patrols in an effort to halt DWI-related crashes as drivers prepare for the long Labor Day holiday weekend.

08/20/2013

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River May 26, 2010, near Hidalgo. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

U.S. House Panel Tours Texas-Mexico Border

A U.S. House delegation touring the U.S.-Mexico border this week is starting its study in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.

08/06/2013

Texas DPS Facing Claims Of Another Illegal Roadside Cavity Search

Just last week DPS settled a lawsuit with two women from Irving who filed a lawsuit over a roadside cavity search. Now DPS is under fire again, this time for a roadside cavity search in Brazoria County, south of Houston.

CBSDFW.COM–07/04/2013

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