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Denton County Sheriff Ashamed After “Arrest Of One Of Our Own”

DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Officials revealed Wednesday that a sergeant with the Denton County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested on child sex charges.

In a press release statement Sheriff Tracy Murphree said Patrol Sergeant West Jordan was arrested on Tuesday by the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Unit. 125 more words


Governor Abbott Offers $15K Reward For Mail Bomb Info

The Texas governor’s office is offering a reward of up to $15,000 for information leading to the arrest of those involved in the deadly package blasts in Austin over the past 10 days. 139 more words


Texas Reverses Plan To Cut More Than 100 Rehired Troopers

AUSTIN (AP) — The Texas Department of Public Safety is reversing plans to lay off more than 100 older state troopers as a means of hitting mandated budget cuts. 130 more words


Texas Youth Prison Workers Arrested Amid Abuse Investigation

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) —Investigators looking into the Texas youth prison system that has been upended by abuse and misconduct allegations arrested four current and former corrections officers Thursday on charges that include excessive force, theft and document tampering. 539 more words


Palmer Officer 'Grazed' In Shooting During Traffic Stop

PALMER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Palmer police officer was involved in a shooting Saturday afternoon during a traffic stop, according to the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office. 48 more words


2 Dead After Crash In Front Of Church In Johnson County

JOHNSON COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Two people have died after a crash in front of a Burleson church Sunday evening, authorities say.

Authorities with the Texas Department of Public Safety say the accident happened in the 2300 block of Renfro Street in Burleson in front of Cana Baptist Church. 141 more words


Fiery Big Rig Crash Kills One Person, Shuts Down I-45

ALMA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A fiery crash involving an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck left one person dead and closed southbound I-45 early this morning. 70 more words