Articles Tagged “DPS”

  • Early Voting Begins Today

    Beginning today, qualified Texas voters will have the opportunity to vote early in the November 4 General Election. Early Voting runs through Friday, Oct. 31, at the Walker County Annex on Sam Houston Avenue. This…

  • Texas National Guard Arrives At Border

    Around noon Wednesday, the Texas Military Forces (TMF) report the first group of Texas National Guard (TXNG) soldiers and airmen arrived along the Texas-Mexico border to take up observational posts in support of the Texas…

  • Update On Fatal Accident At Goree Overpass

    Tuesday morning around 4:15, 56-year-old Liberty resident Michael Bird slammed into a bridge support of the Goree overpass in his 18-wheeler traveling northbound on I-45. Bird died at the scene of the accident. According to…

  • Breaking News–Body of Trinity Bridge Jumper Found

    Around 12:10 this afternoon, Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace informed us that the body of the man who authorities believe may have  jumped to his death at the Trinity River Bridge and Highway 19 this…

  • I-45 Lane Closure This Morning

    TxDOT contractor Texas Sterling Construction Company will close one lane of I-45 southbound, near Highway 30, from 10 until 11:30 AM today, in order for DPS to do an accident investigation. Alternate left and right…

  • Trooper Accidentally Shoots Self

    Wednesday afternoon in Madisonville, an off-duty DPS trooper accidentally shot himself in the stomach. After 28-year-old Trooper Felipe Garcia completed a workout at a fitness center in Madisonville, a .22 caliber pistol fell out of…

  • Major Accident This Morning-Highway 75 North Near Sutterfield Lane

    Major Accident This Morning-Highway 75 North Near Sutterfield Lane

    DPS Troopers and other emergency personnel were on the scene of a major accident on Highway 75 North near Sutterfield Lane in Walker County this morning.  The only information we have at this time is…

  • DPS Increases Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols Friday, May 23rd, through Monday, May 26th, troopers will be…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 2000 block of 19th Street. A firearm was reported stolen from a residence in the 2500 block of Pine…

  • DPS Rescued 39 Missing or Exploited Kids in 2013

    The Texas Department of Public Safety announced today that DPS officers – with the support of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) program – rescued 39 missing or exploited children in 2013.…