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DPS logo Due to the expected landfall of Hurricane Harvey and the disaster proclamation issued by Governor Abbott, the Department of Public Safety is closing Driver License Offices in certain counties for the remainder of today, Aug. 24, and all day on Friday, Aug. 25. The...
Photo: Shutterstock With the ongoing threat of Zika in Texas, The Texas Department of State Health Services has issued a health alert recommending routine Zika virus testing for pregnant women who live in Kinney, Maverick and Val Verde counties. DSHS also advises testing anyone...
Photo: Waco Tribune-Herald The judge who would preside over the first trial of a biker allegedly involved in a shootout at a meeting of rival motorcycle gangs in Waco, Texas, that left nine people dead has denied a motion to delay the trial. Christopher "Jake" Carrizal was among...
Photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.14 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is one cent less than last week and is 13 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the...
Photo: Shutterstock The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is warning buyers to beware when purchasing vehicles online. Since December 2016, the Criminal Investigations Division in Austin has investigated 15 cases of vehicles that were purchased online through popular...
Photo: Owning and operating a new vehicle in 2017 will cost a driver an average of $8,469 annually, or $706 each month, according to a new study from AAA. The annual evaluation of driving costs reveals that small sedans are the least expensive vehicles to drive at $6,354...
Photo: DPS The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Demus Lee Westmoreland, 52, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward of up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Westmoreland is wanted for failure to...
Photo: Shutterstock Tropical Depression Harvey is headed toward Texas with strong winds and heavy rain, and the American Red Cross urges people in Central Texas to get prepared now. Harvey is a dangerous and still unpredictable storm that could bring damaging winds, very heavy...
A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order blocking the city of Houston from enforcing an ordinance that bans homeless camps in public places. The order, issued Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Kenneth Hoyt, is part of a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties...