Governor Greg Abbott Directs DPS To Help Dallas Police Combat Violent CrimeAccording to Governor Abbott's office, the move comes at the request of Dallas Police Chief U. Reneé Hall.
Governor Greg Abbott Offers State Resources To Help Dallas Police 'Quell Any Increase In Murders'Governor Abbott said he would make the DPS available to Dallas Police to ensure that they have every resource and tool to address the rise in murders recently.
Man Accused Of 15 Hour Standoff, Trooper's Shooting IndictedA man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop was indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's convicted, send him to prison for life.
Witnesses Describe Struggling Plane On Doomed Texas FlightFederal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board investigators surveyed the site but provided no preliminary information on what might have caused the crash.
2 Killed After Single-Engine Plane Crashes In TexasAuthorities say two people are dead after a small plane crashed in Texas.
6 Years For Texas Mom Who Sold Her Children To Settle Drug DebtA Texas woman has been sentenced to six years in prison after admitting selling three of her children to settle a drug debt.
Man Suspected Of Shooting Trooper In Jail For Aggravated Assault After 15-Hour Standoff In FriscoThe suspect in the shooting of a trooper is in jail on a charge of aggravated assault after keeping authorities in a standoff for nearly 15 hours at a Frisco apartment complex.
Suspect In Shooting Of Trooper Arrested After 15-Hour Standoff At Frisco Apartment ComplexAfter a standoff that lasted nearly 15 hours at a Frisco apartment complex, a 42-year-old suspect was taken into custody early Saturday morning. A trooper who was shot during the incident is also recovering in the hospital.
State Trooper Shot Following Chase; Standoff With Suspect At Frisco Apartment ComplexThe trooper is in stable condition and out of surgery. Doctors said it went well.
Dallas North Tollway Shutdown After 4-Vehicle PileupA crash that happened just before midnight has shutdown part of the Dallas North Tollway in Plano.
Reward Increased To $7,000 For Most Wanted Sex Offender From Wichita FallsThe Texas Department of Public Safety increased the reward for information leading to the capture of wanted sex offender Jorge Luis Santamaria, 37, to $7,000.
3.8 Million Texans Projected To Have Hit The Road During Thanksgiving HolidayThe Texas Department of Public Safety said travelers can also expect to see state troopers patrolling for drunk drivers, speeders and passengers without seatbelts.
Body Found In Texas Lake Was Of Woman Missing Days EarlierA body found this past week in a rain-swollen Central Texas lake is that of an Alabama woman who went missing October 8 when floodwaters overwhelmed an RV park.
3rd Person Found Dead Days After Raging Texas FloodwatersSearchers have located the remains of a third person several days after raging floodwaters overtook a small city in West Texas.
4 Men Killed In Shooting At Child's Birthday Party Near Corpus ChristiAn argument at a toddler's birthday party in South Texas escalated into a shooting that left four men dead and a fifth man wounded, authorities said Sunday.