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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Christopher Soloya Jr., 30, 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. Soloya, who is a Tango Blast Houstone gang...
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced an effort to strengthen penalties for crimes committed against law enforcement officers – the Police Protection Act. “At a time when law enforcement officers increasingly come under assault simply because of the job they hold, Texas...
Governor Greg Abbott announces an effort to strengthen penalties for crimes committed against law enforcement officers – the Police Protection Act. “At a time when law enforcement officers increasingly come under assault simply because of the job they hold, Texas must send a...
The number of deaths during the course of an arrest has risen in Texas during the last decade. The Dallas Morning News reports that the number of deaths has risen from around 60 in 2005 to more than 120 last year. The figures include officer-involved shootings, drug overdoses...
Police say a South Texas man has been arrested after making a threat on Facebook against people playing "Pokemon Go." Harlingen police say Nathan Cerda warned that he and his friends were going to "purge" people taking part in "Pokemon Go" events this weekend in the Rio Grande...
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott was discharged this afternoon from Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio following treatment for 2nd and 3rd degree burns suffered last week. Governor Abbott will return to Austin where he will continue to recover and carry on with a schedule...
FROM TEXAS SENATOR TED CRUZ' OFFICE WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement after learning last night that Sean and Brodie Copeland of Lakeway, Texas were among the victims of yesterday evening’s terror attack in Nice, France: “Yesterday in...
An Austin area lawmaker is promising 'unwavering support' to the people of France who suffer another terrorist attack. Representative Michael McCaul who chairs the homeland security committee says America will not rest until terrorists are brought to justice. He's introduced a...
Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement upon receiving confirmation that Texas residents Sean Copeland and his son Brodie were among the victims in the Nice terrorist attack: “In the wake of the most recent terrorist attack in France, Texans awoke on Friday...