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.
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.
Voters across Texas can now start heading to the polls before the November 5 election. Early voting begins Monday morning.
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.
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.
Texas troopers have increased their patrols in an effort to halt DWI-related crashes as drivers prepare for the long Labor Day holiday weekend.
A U.S. House delegation touring the U.S.-Mexico border this week is starting its study in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
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.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has settled a lawsuit with two women from Irving who filed a lawsuit claiming they were humiliated and the victims of an illegal “cavity search”, during a traffic stop last July.
While the Independence Day holiday isn’t until next week, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is gearing up to put more highway patrol officers, conducting more drunk driving patrols.
It’s only been a few hours since the U.S. Supreme Court voided part of the Voting Rights Act and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has already released information on the new Election Identification Certificates.
A suspect driving a stolen Mercedes was arrested in Corsicana after leading police officers from Dallas on a 45-mile chase through three North Texas counties.