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DPS increases patrols for Memorial Day weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe.

Two arrested after 22-month-old girl found home alone in Kirbyville

KIRBYVILLE (KBMT) -- A spokesperson for the Jasper County Sheriff's Office told 12News that deputies are working to find out why a baby was left alone inside a home located on County Road 421 in Kirbyville.

Missing Oregon girl found safe after 18 years

Dallas, OR (KPTV) -- An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.

Harlingen police seize $7.5 million in marijuana

Harlingen police have seized five tons of marijuana at a local shipping warehouse. On Friday, May 17, police patrolling the 6000 block of West Expressway 83 noticed suspicious activity at a local shipping warehouse.

Precautionary recall issued for pre-packaged Texas gulf shrimp

Galveston Shrimp Company has issued a precautionary voluntary recall of its pre-packaged Texas Gulf Shrimp due to foreign material found in a bag. The pre-packaged bags are shipped to HEB Stores.

TX man arrested for 1962 murder of his wife; originally classified as ‘accidental drowning’

The family of a Lake Charles woman who died in 1962 never believed she accidentally drowned. That’s why they turned to an investigative reporter for help.

UPDATE: Dallas firefigher dead after early morning condo fire

UPDATE (12:21 p.m.): A Dallas firefighter is dead after an early morning condominium fire. Friends and colleagues paid their respects as the flag-draped body of Stanley Wilson, 28, was carried from the charred ruins of the condo building.

TX 'Most Wanted' sex offender arrested in Dallas

Willie L. Sullivan, 57, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Thursday in Dallas. Sullivan has a violent criminal history and was wanted for parole violation and failure to register as a sex offender.

Senator Patrick announces end of 'C-Scope'

A letter signed by all 20 members of the Board released this morning stated they will notify their 875 school district clients that all lesson plans will be removed from their website on August 31st, 2013 and that districts cannot use any lesso

Firefighter trapped in six-alarm blaze at Dallas condo

A firefighter was trapped early Monday in a six-alarm blaze at a Dallas condominium complex, the city's fire department said.