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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


Big Rig Carrying Avocados Crashes, Catches Fire On I-35E

ELLIS COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Traffic on Interstate-35E near Waxahachie was backed up for miles after a semi tractor-trailer caught fire.

The fire left a mushy mess on the roadway because the truck was carrying thousands of pounds of avocados. 131 more words


3 Dead, 2 Injured After SUV Collides With Hog In Texas

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Three people are dead and two others injured after a vehicle collided with a wild hog in Southwest Texas.

The accident happened late Monday on a rural road near Uvalde, about 110 miles southwest of San Antonio. 109 more words


97 new highway patrol troopers join Texas DPS amid planned cuts

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Ninety-seven new highway patrol troopers graduated from the Texas Department of Public Safety’s 24-week recruit school Friday and will be stationed across the state. 252 more words


Family, Friends, Law Enforcement Pay Respects To Murdered Texas DPS Trooper

MEXIA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Family, friends, law enforcement officers and Governor Greg Abbott were among those who paid their final respects to Texas DPS Trooper Damon Allen, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving. 254 more words


Amid string of recent officer killings, agencies step in to support fallen

AUSTIN (KXAN) — In a matter of a single day, a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop and a Hays County deputy was injured in an officer-involved shooting when responding to a 911 call for reports of a break-in at a business. 503 more words