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Texas Troopers Increase Patrols Over Holidays

Texas troopers will increase patrols over the more than two-week holiday period with officers on the lookout for drunken drivers.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says expanded patrols begin Friday and run through Jan. 166 more words


DPS to increases DWI enforcement during holidays

From the Texas Department of Public Safety:

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 15-day period that includes both the Christmas and New Year holidays. 245 more words

Central Texas TV meteorologist shot; gunman sought

BRUCEVILLE-EDDY, Texas (AP) — Authorities from multiple law enforcement agencies are combing the area around a remote Central Texas television studio where a morning meteorologist was shot in a parking lot after an argument. 101 more words

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DPS offers tips to avoid vehicle theft this holiday season

From the Texas Department of Public Safety:

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans that the holiday season can be a prime time for vehicle thefts and is encouraging individuals to take necessary precautions to protect their vehicles from possible theft. 292 more words

Driving While Black: There’s an app for that

PORTLAND, Oregon –  Maybe you’ve heard of, or even been involved with, DWB. You know, Driving While Blonde.

Then there’s the other DWB, Driving While Black. 252 more words


DPS to add 4,000 cameras along Mexico border

AUSTIN (AP) — The Texas Department of Public Safety is planning to add 4,000 surveillance cameras along the Mexico border.

The agency’s director, Steve McCraw, says installations of the new devices will stretch from El Paso to Brownsville. 76 more words


Three Men On Texas DPS 10 Most Wanted List Captured

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Three men on the Texas Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list have been captured.

DPS officials on Tuesday announced the arrests of Josue Reyna, Alfredo Rangel and Ngoc Van Tran. 190 more words