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Photo: Shutterstock Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division (CJD) is now accepting grant applications from law enforcement agencies seeking assistance for the purchase of rifle-resistant body armor. During the 85th...
(Photo DPS) AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), assisted by several other agencies, arrested a South Carolina prison escapee without incident early this morning in Williamson County. A DPS Special Agent entered a motel room in Cedar Park and arrested Jimmy...
(Credit: Associated Press) Only hours after the ambush that killed five Dallas law enforcement officers, mental health experts began searching for ways to ease the effects on the men and women who patrol the nation's ninth-largest city. A year later, scores of Dallas officers...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) inspected 8,182 commercial motor vehicles as part of Roadcheck 2017, a national inspection initiative held annually aimed at enhancing commercial motor vehicle safety. The three-day inspection effort took place...
Photo: DPS The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Briggs Clinton Lawhon, 57, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Lawhon, affiliated with the Bandidos Outlaw...
Photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.03 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 seven cents less per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the...
Photo: Shutterstock Toyota is officially opening its new North American headquarters in Texas. The $1 billion project includes a new campus in Plano, outside Dallas. The Japanese automaker plans to move thousands of employees from California and Kentucky and says it will...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The Department of Justice has given the all-clear following a lengthy debate over Texas' voter ID law, which was deemed discriminatory against Hispanics and Afircan-Americans. Thursday's DOJ ruling says Texas has fixed those issues and the law no longer...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has now raised more than $500,000 to pay for private attorneys who are defending him on criminal securities fraud charges. Financial statements released Wednesday show that the Republican last year received donations for his legal bills not just...