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This morning, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, SGT Randy Thumann and K9 partner Lobos, stopped a 2006 Ford F-250 pickup truck on Interstate 10 at the 664 mile-marker E/B for a traffic violation. After contact with the driver was made several criminal...
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman John R. Carter (R-TX-31) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Congressional Veteran Commendation (CVC) program. This program allows the distinguished veterans of District 31 the opportunity to be formally honored for their wartime sacrifices...
WYLIE, Texas (AP) - A Dallas-area district has called off school a day after hail the size of baseballs broke windows and caused other building damage. The Wylie Independent School District canceled classes Tuesday. The Collin County Sheriff's Office had no reports of anyone...
The San Antonio Independent School District has fired an officer who body-slammed a middle-school student in an incident caught on video. The district said in a statement Monday that Officer Joshua Kehm's report on the March incident was "inconsistent" with what the video showed...
Authorities say two women and their two young daughters were killed when their vehicles collided in a wrong-way crash in North Texas. Denton police say 26-year-old Ashley Morgan's vehicle was traveling southbound near Argyle on Saturday evening when it crossed into a northbound...
Governor Greg Abbott has chosen the former head of the Texas Rangers as the new leader of the state's embattled child welfare agency, calling the status quo there "unacceptable." He tapped Henry "Hank" Whitman as Texas Department of Family and Protective Services commissioner. A...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Dustin Ray Smith, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Smith is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender,...
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today attended and delivered remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new General Motors financial servicing center in San Antonio, TX. The financial servicing center is projected to create more than 490 jobs and at least $20 million in capital...
Authorities say a man has been charged with attempted capital murder of a peace officer after firing a gun at a Southeast Texas sheriff's deputy whose bulletproof vest stopped the bullet. The Brazoria County sheriff's office says Deputy Brian Harper was dispatched Saturday to a...