Texas Department of Public Safety
A 49-year-old man wanted in Hill County for failing to register as a sex offender, burglary and a parole violation has been arrested in Mexico after eluding capture for almost 10 years.
Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that sending National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border will defend not just his home state but the entire nation from “narco-terrorists” and that he doesn’t know how long they will have to be deployed before the national threat is quelled.
Democratic state lawmakers questioned Tuesday what Texas will gain by committing more than $4 million a week to pump up border security amid a surge of immigrant children illegally crossing into the U.S., since all sides agree the minors pose little criminal or national security threat.
A woman has been promoted to lieutenant in the Texas Rangers in a move making her the highest-ranking female in its storied history.
Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.
Followers of Warren Jeffs have still been living on the Yearning For Zion Ranch near Eldorado.
Eight men on a Norteno (nor-TAYN’-yoh) band’s tour bus have been arrested in South Texas after more than 630 pounds of cocaine turned up in the vehicle.
A teenager accused in the deaths of six members of a family after crashing into their SUV while fleeing a state trooper in South Texas earlier this week has been charged with six counts of murder.
Authorities say six people were killed after a stolen truck being pursued by authorities crashed into several vehicles at an intersection in South Texas.
Officials are investigating a fatal DPS trooper-involved shooting that took place at a shopping center parking lot in the Copperfield area of northwest Harris County on Wednesday.