Texas Department of Public Safety

Driver of stolen pickup crashes into 3 vehicles, utility pole in northwest Dallas, officials say

The driver of a stolen pickup ran through a red light and crashed into three vehicles Monday afternoon in northwest Dallas, officials said.<p>About 4:30 …

Texas

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<i>Houston-area man</i> <i>on death row loses</i> <i>in U.S. appeals court</i><p>A Houston-area death row prisoner convicted of killing two men in a drug deal gone bad lost …

Death Penalty

C7 Corvette Makes the List of 2017's Fastest Speeding Tickets Issued in Texas - Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle

File Photo: Corvette Tumblr<p>Personally, I don’t think this is a list I would want to be known for making.<p>But hey, it’s Texas so go big or stay</i> …

Chevrolet Corvette

DPS beefs up security, releases list of banned items from Capitol grounds

AUSTIN — In response to "violent confrontations" during protests, the Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday announced new safety measures …

Texas

What You Need to Know About The Texas Medical Marijuana Law!

Many sufferers of untreatable epilepsy find that marijuana or cannabis can ease and even prevent seizures. The new Texas medical marijuana law …

Cannabis

Mother, daughter killed in Burleson crash that injured 5 others

A mother and daughter were killed and five others were injured late Sunday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash on a wet road in Burleson, officials …

Crime

Texas moving forward with cannabidoil, despite threat of federal crackdown on marijuana

AUSTIN — Texas' fledgling medicinal marijuana program is pushing ahead, despite a recent policy reversal from Washington that could open the door to …

Cannabis

Notebook: Rudolph Says 'Nothing' Will Keep Him Off the Field in Postseason

<b>EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. –</b> When<p>Kyle Rudolphinjured his ankle at Carolina in Week 14, he had his sights set on the first weekend in January.<p>Rudolph did not …

Minnesota Vikings

40,000 Pounds of Avocados Were Destroyed After Big Rig Catches Fire

I blame Mr. Rogers for my fascination with large quantities of everyday items being something to gawk over. Seeing how things are made, grown, or …

Semi Truck

Police searching for two missing girls after mother’s ‘suspicious’ death

Police on Tuesday were searching for the two missing daughters of a woman found dead in her home in Texas over the weekend.<p>Police found Tonya Bates, 44, dead in her home Sunday after conducting a welfare check, according to Round Rock Police Department Chief Allen Banks.<p>Bates’ death was “of a …

Crime

Tons Of Avocados Were Just Destroyed In An Accident, Because Of Course That’s How 2017 Ended

If there was any indication that 2017’s time is up, it’s definitely this: Last Thursday, 40,000 pounds of avocados were destroyed in a big rig fire …

Texas police looking for missing girls who may have been abducted

Two girls who have been missing from their Texas home since Saturday may have been abducted by a 44-year-old man, according to …

Crime

17 Things That Need to Die With 2017

2017 was an odd year. As the <i>Miami Herald</i>‘s Dave Barry put it in his annual year-end wrap up, 2017 “was a year so surreal, so densely populated with …

Conservative View

Icy Conditions, Accidents Plague North Texas On New Year’s Eve

A car crashed into a TxDPS vehicle while the unit was responding to a weather-related accident. (Credit: TxDPS)<b>NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) –</b> Wintry …

Weather

Amber Alert continued out of Round Rock for 2 missing children

Police said they believe Lilianais Victoria Cake Griffith, 14, and Luluvioletta Mariposo Bandera-Magret, 7, are in "grave or immediate danger" after …

Amber Alerts

40,000 pounds of avocados spill on Texas highway after fiery crash

About 40,000 pounds of avocados spilled onto Interstate 35, south of Waxahachie, Thursday morning after the big rig carrying them crashed and caught …

Trucking

Avocados spill across Texas highway after delivery truck catches fire

Thousands of pounds of scorched avocados forced the closure of a Texas highway after a truck hauling the superfood caught fire Thursday afternoon.<p>The highway was closed for more than three hours as officials worked to clean up the 40,000 pounds of avocado mess, the Guardian reported, citing local …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Truck Fire Destroys Thousands Of Innocent Avocados In Texas

Thousands of avocados were tragically caught up in a blaze on a Texas highway Dec. 28, catching fire and spilling into the road.<p>A big rig carrying …

Smashed avo on highway after truck catches fire

More than 10,000 kilos of avocados have spilled onto a Texas highway after a truck caught fire.<p>Video shows the mess created by the 18-wheeler in …

Cringe

Avocados spilled across Texas highway after truck crashes, catches fire

Around 18,000 kilograms of avocados have been spilled on a major highway in Texas, in what could be the world's largest avo smash.<p>The fruit was …

Crash spills 40,000 pounds of avocados onto Texas highway

Holy guacamole, Batman!<p>A burning crashed truck led to 40,000 pounds of avocados spilling onto a Texas highway, causing millennials across the country …

40,000 Pounds of Avocados Destroyed in Big Rig Fire

Holy guacamole!<p>There may be no use in crying over spilled milk, but spilled avocados? That’s worth shedding a tear over. No one was injured, but about 40,000 pounds of avocados were destroyed in Texas after a big rig caught fire yesterday morning near the town of Forreston.<p>Video captured by NBC5 …

Border Patrol Agent Killed In Car Accident Involving Hog

A border patrol agent and two other people were killed in a Texas car accident Monday after a car collided with a hog and then hit another car.<p>The …

Border Patrol

Truck carrying 20 tons of avocados catches fire, shutting down I-35E in Ellis County

Northbound Interstate 35E was shut down Thursday afternoon in Ellis County after a truck carrying 40,000 pounds of avocados caught fire.<p>It happened …

Texas

Smoked guacamole? Fiery accident ruins 20 tons of avocados heading north

FORRESTON, Texas — About 40,000 pounds of avocados spilled across Interstate 35E here Thursday when the tractor-trailor hauling them caught fire.<p>No one was injured in the incident that snarled northbound traffic for nearly three hours at around noon. The section of interstate about 35 miles south …

Dallas

Big Rig Carrying Avocados Crashes, Catches Fire On I-35E

<i>(credit: Chopper 11)</i><p><b>ELLIS COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM)</b> – Traffic on Interstate-35E near Waxahachie is backed up for miles after a semi tractor-trailer caught …

Dallas

One Person Killed In I-45 Wrong-Way Crash

<b>CORSICANA (CBSDFW.COM)</b> – One person died and two others were seriously injured following a wrong-way crash on Interstate 45 Wednesday night.According …

Wrong Way

Pig causes deadly road smashup

UVALDE, Texas, United States — A U.S. Border Patrol agent and two other people have died after a sport utility vehicle collided with a wild pig in …

Philippines

Border Patrol agent, 2 others dead after collision with hog

UVALDE, Texas – A U.S. Border Patrol agent and two other people have died after a sport utility vehicle collided with a wild hog in Southwest Texas, authorities said.<p>The accident happened late Monday on a rural road near Uvalde, about 110 miles (177 kilometers) southwest of San Antonio. Texas …

U.S. Border Patrol

3 People Killed After Car Collided With Wild Hog

(UVALDE, Texas) — Three people are dead and two others injured after a vehicle collided with a wild hog in Southwest Texas.<p>The accident happened late …

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