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Special enforcement periods keep Texas roads safer

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers made more than 1,000 DWI arrests during a Spring Break special enforcement period this year.

SCAM ALERT: Utilities scammers targeting victims by phone

Utility companies throughout the US and Canada are warning their customers about a new con. Scammers are calling residents and impersonating utility staff, claiming to be collecting on late bills.

2 Longview men arrested on drug charges

Two Longview men were arrested Thursday near the Kilgore College campus after police say they found them in possession of multiple controlled substances.

Known Longview gang member pleads guilty to gun charge

A known Longview gang member pleaded guilty Wednesday to unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon in the 124th District Court, according to the Gregg County District Attorney’s Office.

Tyler Police raise money for sick or injured officers

The Tyler Police Department will be raising money on Friday morning for sick or injured officers and their families.

VIDEO: President George W. Bush Presidential Library celebration

Hundreds gathered in Dallas on Thursday to witness the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library. After the dedication, the crowd was entertained with music and a spectacular fireworks show.

TX 'Most Wanted' sex offender captured

Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean, 24, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Thursday in Houston by Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Investigations Division agents.

Prom costs are hitting parents' wallets hard this year

Prom is a huge night for high schoolers all across America. Although the only thing bigger than this event, is student's and parents' bank statements after the night is over. This one night to remember is anything but cheap.

Plants and flowers in East Texas are "confused" by the odd weather

It may say April on the calendar, but the weather sure hasn't felt that way. And this crazy weather sure isn't too good for those who have gardens.

Lone Star Military Farmers collecting gift cards for children of wounded warriors

Lone Star Military Farmers is collecting gift cards for the 4-H military families to go to Camp Corral. The gift cards will benefit children of wounded, disabled and fallen soldiers.