Statewide News

DPS traffic stop leads to seizure of $3.4 million in marijuana

The Texas Department of Public Safety has seized 7,800 pounds of marijuana after a traffic stop of a tanker truck.

Man sentenced to 164 yrs. in prison, fined for 20 counts of child porn

A Malvern, Arkansas man, arrested by agents from the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office last year, was sentenced to 164 years in prison today after being found guilty on  20 felony child-pornography counts, Attorney General Dustin Mc

Transportation Commission approves funding of air traffic control towers

Recognizing the importance of air traffic safety at municipal airports, the Texas Transportation Commission today approved funding to pay for the continued operations of air traffic control towers at 14 airports in Texas.

Gov. Perry: $200K reward offered for info. on Kaufman Co. murders

Texas Governor Rick Perry Announces Reward Up To $100,000 in Kaufman County Murders Anyone with information urged to call Kaufman County Crime Stoppers

2 inmates escape Hopkins Co. Jail, 9 schools on lockdown

According to the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, two inmates, one being held on a capital murder charge, escaped the Hopkins County jail Tuesday morning around 9:20 a.m.

TX DPS releases 2012 Gang Threat Assessment

The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the 2012 Texas Gang Threat Assessment. This list was developed to provide a broad overview of gang activity in Texas.

TX sex offender reward increased to $15,000

The reward for Juan Jose Villa, 36, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender has increased to $15,000 for information leading to his arrest if the tip comes in during the month of April.

How to make your garden more environmentally friendly

(StatePoint) Spring is here, which means it's time to slip those green thumbs into some gardening gloves. And if you want to feel truly good about what you grow, consider upgrading your garden to be more planet-friendly.

Get your home's air conditing ready for warm weather

(StatePoint) When the weather heats up, your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system quickly becomes a most valuable player in your home life and stays that way for several months. However, the U.S.

Keeping your home safe and secure

(StatePoint) Whether you're making a fast trip to the store or leaving on a two-week vacation, are you confident that locking your doors is enough to keep your home safe and secure?