Articles Tagged “DPS”

  • Small Plane Crashes Near FM 980 Tuesday

    A Tuesday afternoon update in the Houston Chronicle on that small plane that crashed in a pond off of FM 980 in the Huntsville area Tuesday morning reports that the pilot of the aircraft died…

  • An 18-Wheeler Driver Survived an Encounter with a Train in New Waverly Wednesday

    New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that an 18-wheeler driver was lucky to survive an encounter with a train Wednesday morning on FM 2793 near Highway 75 just north of New Waverly.  The train struck…

  • Drug Bust Near Bedias

    KBTX Channel 3 reports that in Grimes County four men have been arrested after deputies discovered around 600 marijuana plants close to Bedias. The marijuana plants were found growing in a home in the Peaceful…

  • DPS Launches Enhanced Traffic Enforcement for Holidays

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging drivers to help make the holidays safer by driving sober and using extra caution. In an effort to protect travelers on the roadways, DPS Troopers, as…

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    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday HPD assisted DPS at State Highway 19 and Sterling Chapel Road after a vehicle pursuit with multiple people involved. The burglary of a building in the…

  • Trinity ISD Van Accident

    KTRE Channel 9 in Lufkin reports that 7-year-old Journey Magness, the daughter of Trinity County Sheriff’s Deputy David Magness, died in a Trinity ISD van accident on FM 1893 Thursday morning. The van was reported…

  • Halloween Driving Safety

    Today is officially Halloween. DPS offers the following tips to keep in mind while driving during Halloween: Don’t drink and drive. (Designate a sober driver or take a cab.) Eliminate distractions, including the usage of…

  • DPS Reminds Drivers to Watch out for School Children

    Begin to keep in mind that school starts today. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) cautions Texans to watch for children who are walking to and from school or waiting for buses. Drivers should…

  • Grand Jury Charge And Accident Report

    The Huntsvillle Item reports that 19-year-old Jasmine Monika Archie has been indicted by a Walker County Grand Jury for two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly driving her car into another…

  • HISD Employee Killed in Wreck

    The Huntsville Item reports that Wednesday evening 40-year-old HISD employee Lutrena Archie-Davidson was killed in a head-on accident on State Highway 30 West by a suspected intoxicated driver. The paper and DPS reports the suspected…