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Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers, inspectors and investigators will begin intensified commercial vehicle inspections from June 7 – 9 as part of Roadcheck 2016 , an annual three-day enforcement effort across North America to increase motor carrier, vehicle, driver...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the April 13 attempted murder of Harris County Precinct 7 Deputy Constable Alden Clopton in Houston. As part of the Office of the Governor and Texas Crime Stopper’s Fallen Hero Reward – Texas...
A man accused of killing an 11-year-old Houston boy as the child walked home from school broke down sobbing in court as prosecutors told the judge the boy was stabbed at least 20 times. Andre Timothy Jackson Jr., charged with murder in the May 17 slaying of Josue Flores,...
The last known living 9/11 search dog has died in a Houston suburb at age 16. A statement from the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service says Bretagne, a golden retriever, was euthanized Monday at a veterinary clinic in the Houston suburb of Cypress. Bretagne was 2 years...
The Supreme Court will hear appeals from two African-American death-row inmates in Texas, including one who argued his sentence was based on his race. The justices on Monday said they will review death sentences for inmates Bobby Moore and Duane Buck. Moore was sentenced to...
A full-page newspaper ad thanks Ken Starr for his "exceptional care for students" following his removal as Baylor University president over the school's handling of sexual assault complaints against football players. The color advertisement in Sunday's Austin American-Statesman...
Forecasters say Texas is finally catching a break after weeks of drenching rains that caused deadly flooding at Fort Hood and evacuation orders that remain ongoing near Houston. The National Weather Service on Sunday expected mostly dry conditions in soggy Texas for the coming...
Fort Hood officials have released the names of eight of the nine soldiers killed in a Thursday training accident when their Light Medium Tactical Vehicle overturned. Officials identified the soldiers as: Staff Sgt. Miguel Angel Colonvazquez, 38, of Brooklyn, New York; Spc...
This afternoon about 1:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant for Murder in the 50 block of Mission Drive. Jennifer Marie Coryell, 43, was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Comal County Jail on a single charge of 1st Degree...