Department of Public Safety

Latest articles

3h
Orlando Sentinel
Puerto Rico reports increase in overall deaths after stormmake the connection," he said, then paused before adding: "We weren't there."
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
make the connection," he said, then paused before adding: "We weren't there." Hector Pesquera, secretary of Puerto Rico's Department of Public Safety, acknowledged that some deaths classified as natural possibly might have been linked to the... Read more
10h
KXXV Waco
77-old man dies after attempting to cross I-35him. 77-year-old man dies after attempting to cross I-3577-year-old man dies a
KXXV Waco / Posted 10 hours ago
him. 77-year-old man dies after attempting to cross I-3577-year-old man dies after attempting to cross I-35 The Texas Department of Public Safety said a 77-year-old man died after attempting to cross I-35 in Bellmead on Friday night. The... Read more
69 related articles
10h
KPLC Lake Charles
77-old man dies after attempting to cross I-35The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 hours ago
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash on the northbound side of I-35 on Friday night. According to DPS, a 77-year-old man died after attempting to cross the interstate. The accident happened around... Read more
11h
FOX News
Police officer slain near Pittsburgh; gunman still at largewas conducting a traffic stop, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported, citing inf
FOX News / Posted 11 hours ago
was conducting a traffic stop, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported, citing information from the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety. Multiple police agencies responded to a “shots fired” call after the officer initially radioed... Read more
11h
FOX News
Police officer slain near Pittsburgh; gunman still at largewas conducting a traffic stop, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported, citing inf
FOX News / Posted 11 hours ago
was conducting a traffic stop, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported, citing information from the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety. Multiple police agencies responded to a “shots fired” call after the officer initially radioed... Read more
12h
WLTX-TV Columbia
Sharing The Road: Drivers and Ridersyear we sell more mopeds. They're letting more students into USC. Parking is go
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 12 hours ago
year we sell more mopeds. They're letting more students into USC. Parking is going down," Clark said. According to the Department of Public Safety 41 moped riders were killed in an accident throughout our state in 2016. "All mopeds to be... Read more
12h
FOX 8 WGHP
Amber Alert issued for missing North Carolina childwith brown hair and brown eyes. The abductor is believed to be Sabrina Daniell
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 12 hours ago
with brown hair and brown eyes. The abductor is believed to be Sabrina Danielle Locklear, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. Locklear is described as a 20-year-old Native American female who is 5 feet 9 inches tall and... Read more
4 related articles
12h
KPLC Lake Charles
Motorcyclist hospitalized with critical injuries after wreck, one man arrestedafter being struck by a pickup truck near S. Washington St. and Sundown Lane.
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 hours ago
after being struck by a pickup truck near S. Washington St. and Sundown Lane. The Randall County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Public Safety responded. Officials on scene said two motorcycles were headed north on Washington when a pickup... Read more
4 related articles
13h
KFDA-TV Amarillo
Motorcyclist hospitalized with critical injuries after wreck, one man arrestedafter being struck by a pickup truck near S. Washington St. and Sundown Lane.
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 13 hours ago
after being struck by a pickup truck near S. Washington St. and Sundown Lane. The Randall County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Public Safety responded. Officials on scene said two motorcycles were headed north on Washington when a pickup... Read more
4 related articles
13h
KLTV 7 Tyler
I-20 reopened, cattle truck wreck cleared from roadway in Gregg CountyPolice Department responded to a wreck involving a cattle truck on I-20W, betwe
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 13 hours ago
Police Department responded to a wreck involving a cattle truck on I-20W, between Highway 31 and Highway 42. The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Department of Transportation also responded to the scene. Traffic has been... Read more
3 related articles
14h
Denton Record-Chronicle
Indictments: Nov. 16, 2017 | Crime27, driving while intoxicated, Lewisville police Dorigen Ngunyi, 24, driving w
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
27, driving while intoxicated, Lewisville police Dorigen Ngunyi, 24, driving while intoxicated with child passenger, Texas Department of Public Safety Ryan McCans, 18, aggravated assault, two counts of sexual assault, Denton County Sheriff's... Read more
14h
The Bristol Bay Times
EPA fines Kloosterboer $10K for ammonia leakaccording to a Nov. 8 statement. The settlement also calls for the firm to buy
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 14 hours ago
according to a Nov. 8 statement. The settlement also calls for the firm to buy special equipment for the Unalaska Department of Public Safety, and provide training. The incident occurred on Dec. 3, 2016. Under the terms of its agreement... Read more
14h
KPLC Lake Charles
Motorcyclist hospitalized with critical injuries after wreckinjuries after a pickup struck them near S. Washington St. and Sundown Lane. T
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 hours ago
injuries after a pickup struck them near S. Washington St. and Sundown Lane. The Randall County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Public Safety responded. Officials on scene said two motorcycles were headed north on Washington when a pickup... Read more
4 related articles
15h
KFDA-TV Amarillo
Motorcyclist hospitalized with critical injuries after wreckinjuries after a pickup struck them near S. Washington St. and Sundown Lane. T
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 15 hours ago
injuries after a pickup struck them near S. Washington St. and Sundown Lane. The Randall County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Public Safety responded. Officials on scene said two motorcycles were headed north on Washington when a pickup... Read more
4 related articles
15h
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Homicide investigation underway in Charleston, MOA homicide investigation is underway in Charleston, Missouri, according to Char
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 hours ago
A homicide investigation is underway in Charleston, Missouri, according to Charleston Department of Public Safety Director Robert Hearnes. Hearnes said the homicide happened on Cleveland Street on Nov. 17. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Clark... Read more
16h
KFDA-TV Amarillo
Paloma fire is now 100 percent containedto officials, two homes have been lost as well as one other building. Two propa
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 16 hours ago
to officials, two homes have been lost as well as one other building. Two propane tanks have also been lost. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
16h
WLTX-TV Columbia
Survey Shows Low Morale Within Department of Public SafetyColumbia, SC (WLTX) - The resignation of a State Highway Patrol Sergeant sparke
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 16 hours ago
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The resignation of a State Highway Patrol Sergeant sparked backlash against the head of the Department of Public Safety (DPS). Lawmakers called for the resignation of Director Leroy Smith earlier this week. Much of this... Read more
16h
KLTV 7 Tyler
Officials rounding up cattle after crash on I-20W, traffic divertedPolice Department responded to a wreck involving a cattle truck on I-20W, betwe
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 16 hours ago
Police Department responded to a wreck involving a cattle truck on I-20W, between Highway 31 and Highway 42. The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Department of Transportation also responded to the scene. Traffic has been... Read more
3 related articles
16h
KLTV 7 Tyler
Officials responding to Smith County wreck involving motorcycleThe Texas Department of Public Safety is responding to a crash involving a moto
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 16 hours ago
The Texas Department of Public Safety is responding to a crash involving a motorcycle. About 5:45 p.m. Friday, officers responded to Highway 155, south of FM 344, regarding a report of a motorcycle vs a car crash. It is unclear if there are any... Read more
16h
Houston Chronicle
Houston police to start using new driving tactic to end vehicle pursuitsbought the argument." Law enforcement departments in at least 28 states train
Houston Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
bought the argument." Law enforcement departments in at least 28 states train officers to use the maneuver. In Texas, the Department of Public Safety began training troopers to perform PIT maneuvers in 2015. HPD officers would have to train for... Read more
2 related articles
16h
KXXV Waco
Paloma fire is now 100 percent containedto officials, two homes have been lost as well as one other building. Two propa
KXXV Waco / Posted 16 hours ago
to officials, two homes have been lost as well as one other building. Two propane tanks have also been lost. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
16h
KPLC Lake Charles
Paloma fire is now 100 percent containedto officials, two homes have been lost as well as one other building. Two propa
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 16 hours ago
to officials, two homes have been lost as well as one other building. Two propane tanks have also been lost. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
17h
KFDA-TV Amarillo
Officials continue battling Paloma fire, now 80 percent containedsay they plan to let the fire burn to Highway 287 north of Givens Road. There
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 17 hours ago
say they plan to let the fire burn to Highway 287 north of Givens Road. There are no homes in that area. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
17h
KLTV 7 Tyler
Officials rounding up cattle after crash on I-20WKLTV crews, traffic is being re-routed down FM 1252 and onto Highway 42 Driver
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 17 hours ago
KLTV crews, traffic is being re-routed down FM 1252 and onto Highway 42 Drivers should use caution in the area. The Texas Department of Public Safety posted a statement about the crash. "Troopers are currently assisting Kilgore Police Department... Read more
3 related articles
17h
FOX Carolina
Task force looking at how officer involved shootings are handled in South Carolinathe use of deadly force, a state task force made up of five South Carolina soli
FOX Carolina / Posted 17 hours ago
the use of deadly force, a state task force made up of five South Carolina solicitors, two legislators, SLED and the Department of Public Safety has come up with recommendations they hope lawmakers will discuss when they get back to work in... Read more
17h
KXXV Waco
Officials continue battling Paloma fire, now 80 percent containedsay they plan to let the fire burn to Highway 287 north of Givens Road. There
KXXV Waco / Posted 17 hours ago
say they plan to let the fire burn to Highway 287 north of Givens Road. There are no homes in that area. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
17h
KXXV Waco
At least 1 person airlifted from scene of 2-vehicle wreck near Angelina-Polk county lineinformation was available as of 3:45 p.m. Friday about how many people were inj
KXXV Waco / Posted 17 hours ago
information was available as of 3:45 p.m. Friday about how many people were injured in the wreck. Troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety, firefighters from the Lufkin and Diboll fire departments, and officers from the Diboll Police... Read more
2 related articles
17h
The Bristol Bay Times
Unalaska fire captain receives EMS awardseafood cold storage plant, on Ballyhoo Road in Unalaska, prompting a response
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 17 hours ago
seafood cold storage plant, on Ballyhoo Road in Unalaska, prompting a response by 13 responders from the Unalaska Department of Public Safety, and seven from the Unisea Hazmat team. "The puncture to the pipe caused liquid ammonia to spill... Read more
17h
KPLC Lake Charles
Officials continue battling Paloma fire, 10 percent containedsay they plan to let the fire burn to Highway 287 north of Givens Road. There
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 hours ago
say they plan to let the fire burn to Highway 287 north of Givens Road. There are no homes in that area. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
17h
KPLC Lake Charles
At least 1 person airlifted from scene of 2-vehicle wreck near Angelina-Polk county lineinformation was available as of 3:45 p.m. Friday about how many people were inj
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 hours ago
information was available as of 3:45 p.m. Friday about how many people were injured in the wreck. Troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety, firefighters from the Lufkin and Diboll fire departments, and officers from the Diboll Police... Read more
2 related articles
18h
KFDA-TV Amarillo
Officials continue battling Paloma fire, 10 percent containedsay they plan to let the fire burn to Highway 287 north of Givens Road. There
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 18 hours ago
say they plan to let the fire burn to Highway 287 north of Givens Road. There are no homes in that area. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
18h
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
At least 1 person airlifted from scene of 2-vehicle wreck near Angelina-Polk county lineinformation was available as of 3:45 p.m. Friday about how many people were inj
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 18 hours ago
information was available as of 3:45 p.m. Friday about how many people were injured in the wreck. Troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety, firefighters from the Lufkin and Diboll fire departments, and officers from the Diboll Police... Read more
2 related articles
18h
FOX 13 Utah
Teen dies in Morgan Co. crashCOUNTY, Utah — A 17-year-old Taylor boy died Friday morning in a crash on I-84
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 18 hours ago
COUNTY, Utah — A 17-year-old Taylor boy died Friday morning in a crash on I-84 in Morgan County. According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, the crash occurred around 10 a.m. on eastbound I-84 near mile post 99. A semi-trailer pulled... Read more
19h
Beaumont Enterprise
Groves man charged with intoxication manslaughter posts $50K bondat the scene of the wreck, which occurred on Texas 347 (Twin City Highway) near
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 19 hours ago
at the scene of the wreck, which occurred on Texas 347 (Twin City Highway) near 7th Street at 10:40 p.m., according to the Department of Public Safety Officials say that Bean was driving a 2013 Chevrolet pickup truck when he pulled out of a... Read more
2 related articles
19h
FOX 16 Little Rock
National Weather Service Awards StormReady Designation to Arkansas Techthe culmination of a two-year process led by Heath Whorton, who serves as unive
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 19 hours ago
the culmination of a two-year process led by Heath Whorton, who serves as university emergency manager as part of the ATU Department of Public Safety. “Arkansas Tech has met 90 percent of the StormReady qualifications for a very long time,” said... Read more
19h
KPLC Lake Charles
Three killed in Highway 6 crash identifiedDepartment said three people are dead after an accident on Hwy 6 between Clifto
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 19 hours ago
Department said three people are dead after an accident on Hwy 6 between Clifton and Valley Mills on Thursday. The Texas Department of Public Safety said that an SUV traveling northbound on SH 6 was passing two vehicles when it hit a car head-on... Read more
20h
Beaumont Enterprise
Driver posts 50K intoxication manslaughter bond after Groves motorcyclist killed347. Bean posted bond at 10:08 a.m. on Friday. The wreck happened around 10:47
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 20 hours ago
347. Bean posted bond at 10:08 a.m. on Friday. The wreck happened around 10:47 p.m. near 7th Avenue, according to the Department of Public Safety. Officials allege that Bean was driving a 2013 Chevrolet pickup truck when he pulled out of a... Read more
2 related articles
20h
The Express-Times
Hunter falls out of tree stand, is carried out to roadman was reportedly being carried out as of 1:30 p.m. The initial call was at 1:
The Express-Times / Posted 20 hours ago
man was reportedly being carried out as of 1:30 p.m. The initial call was at 1:07 p.m., according to the Warren County Department of Public Safety. The hunter's medical condition was not immediately available. Permit bow season is open in New... Read more
20h
KXXV Waco
Roadside fires reported as weather advisories continue across Panhandlestory with the latest information available from county fire departments as the
KXXV Waco / Posted 20 hours ago
story with the latest information available from county fire departments as they continue to monitor small fires. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
20h
KPLC Lake Charles
Roadside fires reported as weather advisories continue across Panhandlestory with the latest information available from county fire departments as the
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 20 hours ago
story with the latest information available from county fire departments as they continue to monitor small fires. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
21h
KFDA-TV Amarillo
Roadside fires reported as weather advisories continue across Panhandlestory with the latest information available from county fire departments as the
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 21 hours ago
story with the latest information available from county fire departments as they continue to monitor small fires. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
21h
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Roadside fires reported as weather advisories continue across Panhandlestory with the latest information available from county fire departments as the
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 21 hours ago
story with the latest information available from county fire departments as they continue to monitor small fires. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
21h
KSLA-TV Shreveport
Roadside fires reported as weather advisories continue across Panhandlestory with the latest information available from county fire departments as the
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 21 hours ago
story with the latest information available from county fire departments as they continue to monitor small fires. Texas Department of Public Safety said SH-70 at Interstate 40 in Carson County was closed as of noon Friday due to a blaze in the... Read more
12 related articles
21h
KVUE-TV Austin
Austin man killed in motorcycle crash near HuttoHUTTO, Texas – The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the motorcy
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 21 hours ago
HUTTO, Texas – The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the motorcyclist who was killed in a crashed Thursday afternoon near Hutto. DPS said Michal Bradford Simms, 55, of Austin was traveling westbound on U.S. 79 east of Hutto shortly... Read more
23h
KPLC Lake Charles
3 people die after accident on Hwy 6Clifton and Valley Mills on Thursday. The police department said the accident
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 23 hours ago
Clifton and Valley Mills on Thursday. The police department said the accident is still under investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety. No other information was immediately given. We will update with more information once it... Read more
1d
The News & Observer
In 90 Seconds: Thanksgiving 2017, by the numbersgoing on within this family. The suspect's mother-in-law attended this church,"
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
going on within this family. The suspect's mother-in-law attended this church," shared Freeman Martin of the Texas Department of Public Safety during an update about the shooting on Monday. Devin Kelley, the suspect in the shooting at the... Read more
1d
Houston Chronicle
Houston police to start using dangerous anti-terrorist driving tactic to end vehicle pursuitsout on the street." Law enforcement departments in at least 28 states train of
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
out on the street." Law enforcement departments in at least 28 states train officers to use the maneuver. In Texas, the Department of Public Safety began training troopers to perform PIT maneuvers in 2015. Support from rank and file The Harris... Read more
2 related articles
1d
WECT 6 Wilmington
Man charged with stabbing fellow inmate with homemade shankfor lacerations on his neck, face and the top of his head. He has since returne
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
for lacerations on his neck, face and the top of his head. He has since returned to the prison. According to the NC Department of Public Safety website, Artis is serving a life sentence and has convictions for burglary and second-degree... Read more
1d
The News & Observer
Brother of man found dead 5 hours after 911 call says officials should have done morestate records. Cody Thomas said he learned that his brother removed the ankle
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
state records. Cody Thomas said he learned that his brother removed the ankle monitor two days before he died. The state Department of Public Safety said Kevin Thomas had absconded from supervision. Kevin Thomas was scheduled to appear in Wake... Read more
1d
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
‘Coffee with the Cops’ event Friday in Charleston, MOThe Charleston Department of Public Safety and the Mississippi County Sheriff’s
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
The Charleston Department of Public Safety and the Mississippi County Sheriff’s Office is holding an event where the public can get to know local officers and deputies. The 'Coffee with the Cops' event is Friday, November 17, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at... Read more
More

In this news