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(Credit: Shutterstock) Texas prison officials are proposing that they move hundreds of inmates from sweltering prisons to cooler facilities temporarily. The proposal is part of the state's 12-page response to a federal judge's order for a plan to spare "heat sensitive" inmates...
(Photo: Office of the Governor) FROM GOV. GREG ABBOTT'S OFFICE AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today joined President Donald J. Trump, heads of federal agencies and other Governor’s from across the country via video teleconference for the 2017 White House Hurricane Briefing. In...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) Say hello to the Building America’s Trust Act. Republicans in the Senate are turning their attention towards border security. Texas Senator John Cornyn drops the border security bill he's been talking about. Cornyn says the Building America’s Trust Act beefs up...
Photo: Shutterstock On Friday, July 25, Burnet County Sheriff’s Deputies and Investigators, Burnet Police Officers, Department of Public Safety Special Response Teams and the Texas Rangers, searched the home of Louis Bostick Burnet County. Evidence to be searched for included...
(Photo Shutterstock/ pathdoc) AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced a new one-hour driving course to educate drivers on the dangers of distracted driving. The Impact Texas Young Drivers (ITYD) course will be required for certain drivers beginning...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.15 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is five cents more than last week and is 18 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The Bexar County sheriff says a deputy is under arrest for collecting drug debts on behalf of a county inmate and then forwarding the money to the incarcerated man. Sheriff Javier Salazar said during a news conference Wednesday that deputy Rita Alvarez is...
Photo: Federal authorities are detaining some survivors of a deadly human smuggling operation in the same facility as the driver of the truck in which they were smuggled, and advocates are worried that it could further traumatize them. Michael McCrum, an attorney for survivors,...
(Credit: NOAA) With four months remaining in the 2017 hurricane season, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to evaluate their emergency plans and tune in to weather forecasts for potential hurricanes and tropical storms. Historically, August and...