- Report finds racial bias in traffic stops by Texas troopers Updated: Nov-23-15 6:54 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - An analysis of Texas Department of Public Safety reports shows black drivers are consistently searched at a higher rate than their white counterparts - refuting years of agency claims that its data proves it treats motorists of different races equally.
- 2 men on Texas 10 Most Wanted list caught in Houston, Dallas Updated: Nov-23-15 3:14 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Two gang members on the Texas Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted list have been captured.
- In move to improve data, troopers to ask drivers their race Updated: Nov-19-15 2:51 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Department of Public Safety will change the way the agency records the race of stopped motorists after it was discovered troopers habitually misidentify Hispanics as white in traffic data, according to a DPS memo.
- Dallas man pointed laser at law enforcement helicopter Updated: Nov-03-15 3:30 pm
DALLAS - A Dallas man faces up to five years in federal prison for aiming a laser pointer at a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter.
- Texas DPS: 3 killed in 2-vehicle wreck near Lufkin Updated: Oct-27-15 1:09 pm
LUFKIN, Texas - Investigators say a head-on traffic accident in East Texas has left three people dead, including both drivers.
- Texas trooper seizes more than $2.7 million in heroin Updated: Oct-26-15 7:48 pm
AMARILLO, Texas - The Texas Department of Public Safety says a trooper conducting a traffic stop in the Panhandle discovered nine bundles of heroin worth more than $2.7 million in a backpack.