Department of Public Safety
A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border.
The mass graves of suspected unidentified immigrants buried haphazardly in a South Texas cemetery and uncovered this month by anthropologists should be secured by state police until a criminal investigation can be carried out, a Texas lawmaker said Sunday.
Charles Warner was scheduled to die just hours after the botched execution of Clayton Lockett by Oklahoma prison officials last week.
Investigators say an 11-year-old boy has died after being run over by a school bus on its morning route in North Texas.
A hacker who targeted Texas Department of Public Safety computers has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison.
A sport utility vehicle taking 10 children to a water park veered out of control and overturned on an East Texas highway Monday afternoon, killing five youngsters and injuring the other seven occupants.
Texas paid $122 million in overtime to public employees statewide last year, with everyone from members of Gov. Rick Perry’s security detail to furniture movers taking home extra pay.