Dallas Mayor Defends DPS Patrols After Accusations Of Over-Policing In South Dallas"I think they’re trying to address where the data points then in terms of criminal activity," said Mayor Eric Johnson.
Texas Highway Patrol Increasing Traffic Enforcement Through July 4Texas troopers have increased traffic enforcement through Wednesday to help keep all travelers safe during the July Fourth holiday period.
Texas Reverses Plan To Cut More Than 100 Rehired TroopersThe Texas Department of Public Safety is reversing plans to lay off more than 100 older state troopers as a means of hitting mandated budget cuts.
Big Rig Carrying Avocados Crashes, Catches Fire On I-35ETraffic on Interstate-35E was backed up for miles after a semi tractor-trailer caught fire. The fire left a mushy mess on the roadway because the truck was carrying thousands of pounds of avocados.
South Carolina Inmate Captured In Texas After Second EscapeAn inmate was re-captured in Texas early Friday after his second escape from a maximum security prison in South Carolina, prison officials said.
High-Speed Police Chase Weaves For 40 Miles Across DFWA high-speed police chase wove off and on streets and highways in North Texas for more than 40 miles this afternoon. It started when Fort Worth police tried stop the driver of a yellow Chevrolet Cavalier.
DPS Seize One Million Dollars Of MethA state trooper discovered nearly a million dollars in methamphetamines during a traffic stop near Amarillo. The trooper found several plastic-wrapped packages weighing more than 12 pounds concealed inside of the panels of a car.
Preparing For & Keeping Safe When You Hit The Road This July 4thSome 3.1 million Texans are predicted to travel this holiday weekend and 2.6 million of them will drive to their destination.
Texas Troopers Help Dallas Police By Targeting Gang MembersState troopers are assisting Dallas police by serving warrants on "high-threat criminals" as the city tackles a surge in violent crime that prompted Gov. Greg Abbott to earlier offer state resources to help.
Cockfighting Operation Busted In Johnson County; 9 People ArrestedNine people were arrested in Johnson County and charged with cock fighting, being spectators at a cock fight and for possession of cock fighting paraphernalia.