Posted: 4:38 PM AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from August 19 – September 5, which includes the Labor Day holiday weekend. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enhanced patrols that target impaired drivers are funded through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation.
Posted: 2:24 PM AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Texas Public Safety Commission has announced the appointment of Kirby Dendy as assistant director/chief in charge of the Texas Rangers effective September 1, 2012. Dendy had served as second in command of the Texas Rangers since 2011. His promotion follows the retirement of Ranger Chief Hank Whitman.
Updated: 3:47 PM Thousands of dead fish are washing ashore along the Texas coast from the Colorado River to Galveston Island and Parks and Wildlife biologists suspect low oxygen levels off shore may be to blame.
Updated: 11:01 AM The fallout from a sex scandal at Lackland Air Force Base widened Friday, when the military ousted the top commander over the basic training unit where investigators say dozens of female recruits were sexually assaulted or harassed by their male instructors.
Updated: 5:13 AM An AWOL soldier convicted of planning a "massive attack" on a restaurant full of Fort Hood soldiers as part of his religious mission is expected to be sentenced Thursday in Texas federal court.
Posted: 10:57 PM The president of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is resigning and founder Nancy Brinker is moving away from day-to-day management as fallout from the foundation's brief decision to end Planned Parenthood funding reaches its highest ranks.