Statewide News

Arrest made in Twilight Rapist case

The Twilight Rapist Task Force has confirmed that a man arrested Saturday in Jackson County has been positively linked to several crimes against elderly women throughout Central and South Central Texas.

Fill up on safety this Thanksgiving

DPS is urging Texas motorists to put safety first on the menu while traveling this Thanksgiving weekend.

Lubbock-area trooper dies in traffic crash

A Texas Highway Patrol trooper died Monday night in a one-vehicle crash south of Post as he was responding to an accident scene on U. S. 84.

Fort Hood shooting suspect's hearing delayed

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - A military court hearing to determine whether there is enough evidence to put an Army psychiatrist on trial for a deadly rampage at Fort Hood nearly a year ago has been delayed.

DSHS encourages a seasonal flu shot for nearly all Texans

The Texas Department of State Health Services is urging everyone over 6 months old to get a seasonal flu shot as soon as possible.

Texas DPS adds to most wanted list

A Corpus Christi man has been added to the Texas Top 10 Most Wanted list. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of Javier Morin Jr., 38.

Agents thwart smugglers, nab $2 million worth of dope

EDINBURG, Texas — U.S. Border Patrol agents of the Rio Grande Valley Sector kept busy Wednesday seizing more than 2,500 pounds of marijuana in three separate incidents.

DPS corporal killed in traffic collision

A DPS Highway Patrol corporal was killed in an on-duty traffic crash Monday night in Montague County.

Security for Perry's Asia trip topped $129,000

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - State-paid security officers who protect Gov. Rick Perry on out-of-state trips generated more than $129,000 in expenses for his weeklong trip to Asia in June.