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Local Drivers: Visit License Mega Centers During Busy Summer

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to take advantage of new driver license mega centers as one option to avoid busy summer months at local offices.

Texas Drivers and Motorcyclists Reminded to 'Share the Road'

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers on Texas roadways to use extra caution around motorcycles. 

Texans: Investigate Moving Companies Before Committing

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) joined U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood along with state, industry and consumer advocate officials to urge Texans to educate themselves before hiring a moving company.

Upshur County Commissioners call emergency meeting, face $1 million budget shortfall

After learning the county will be almost $1 million in the red at the end of the fiscal year, Upshur County Commissioners on Friday scheduled an emergency meeting for 9 a.m. Monday to discuss the county's cash flow.

Cornyn, other Texas Republicans slam IRS for ‘Orwellian persecution’ of conservative groups

Texas Republicans reacted angrily to the Internal Revenue Service’s confession today that its agents had flagged conservative groups for additional review during the 2012 election season.

Reward offered for 2 TX 'Most Wanted' sex offenders

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Juan Carlos Pena, 48, and Willie L.

BREAKING: Train, car collide in Troup

A train and car collided in Troup on North Georgia Street and Colle Street. Emergency crews are already on scene. Authorities tell FOX51 a helicopter has been requested and someone is pinned in the car.

JISD: West Side Elementary back to normal routine after short 'shelter in place'

Jacksonville ISD administrators at West Side Elementary enacted a shelter in place this morning when gun shots were reportedly heard somewhere in the surrounding vicinity of the school.

SSA releases annual 'Top Baby Names', Jacob & Sophia top list

The Social Security Administration has released their annual list of the "Top Baby Names" for 2012!

BREAKING: ETX manhunt over, suspect caught

The manhunt for Patrick Seth Lee was cancelled around 7:00 p.m., Thursday night due to the major storms.