Statewide News

Local Drivers: Visit License Mega Centers During Busy Summer

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to take advantage of new driver license mega centers as one option to avoid busy summer months at local offices.

Texas Drivers and Motorcyclists Reminded to 'Share the Road'

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers on Texas roadways to use extra caution around motorcycles. 

Texans: Investigate Moving Companies Before Committing

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) joined U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood along with state, industry and consumer advocate officials to urge Texans to educate themselves before hiring a moving company.

Reward offered for 2 TX 'Most Wanted' sex offenders

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Juan Carlos Pena, 48, and Willie L.

Criminal probe started in Texas fertilizer plant blast

Texas authorities are launching a criminal investigation into last month's deadly fertilizer distribution facility explosion in West, Texas, the Texas Department of Public Safety said Friday.

BREAKING: ETX manhunt over, suspect caught

The manhunt for Patirck Seth Lee was cancelled around 7:00 p.m., Thursday night due to the major storms.

McLennan Co. Sheriff, Texas Rangers launch criminal investigation into West Plant explosion

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today directed the Texas Rangers to join McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara in launching a criminal investigation into the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred in West, Te

Pre-trial hearing held in Ft. Hood shooting case

Colonel Tara Osborn, the trial judge in United States vs. Major Nidal M. Hasan, held a pretrial hearing at the Lawrence J. Williams Judicial Center and issued several rulings from the bench May 9th.

BREAKING: Manhunt in Trinity Co.

The Trinity County Sheriff's Office is searching for Patrick Seth Lee, 25. The subject was last seen in the Dial Road and 287 area. Law Enforcement has the area surrounded and TDCJ bloodhounds are enroute.

Cow jumps off bridge, falling 30 ft to her death

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office says one of its deputies followed protocol when trying to get a cow off a Loop 1604 overpass Tuesday night. The cow jumped from the bridge, plunging more than 30 feet to her death.