TYLER, Texas (Texas Department of Public Safety) — The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Dakevian Beniot Scroggins, 27, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. Scroggins is wanted for capital murder, evading arrest/detention and a parole violation. On May 13, 2021, he is …
TYLER, Texas — An East Texas father was arrested and charged with injury to a child or disabled person by omission after his disabled daughter suffered "extreme" frostbite for at least five days, eventually requiring amputation of both of her feet, the Smith County Sheriff's Office announced today.
TEXARKANA, Texas (U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Texas) — A Bowie County sex offender has been sentenced to federal prison for possessing child pornography in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today.
TEXARKANA, Texas (Texas Department of Public Safety) — Texas 10 Most Wanted Featured Fugitive Marques Jujuan Thompson, 20, is back in custody after being captured on Feb. 23, in Texarkana, Texas. He was added to the Most Wanted list on Jan. 27. A Crime Stoppers reward will not be paid in his…
SHELBY COUNTY, Texas — A Texas man who plotted to kill, sexually assault, and cannibalize an underage girl has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release.
CENTER, Texas — Five people were killed in an east Texas head-on collision yesterday afternoon, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
TEXARKANA, Texas (U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Texas) — A 32-year-old Texarkana, Texas, man has pleaded guilty to distribution of child pornography in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox today.
BULLARD, Texas — UPDATE [Aug. 10] — Additional charges have been filed against an East Texas paramedic in an ongoing child pornography investigation, the Smith County Sheriff's Office announced this morning.
JOAQUIN, Texas — A teenager has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after a passenger in his Jeep died of injuries sustained in a rollover crash this past weekend, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
CARTHAGE, Texas — A SILVER Alert continues for a missing East Texas man last seen on May 21, 2020, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
MINEOLA, Texas — The Mineola Police Department is seeking the public's assistance locating a man who fired at officers during a police chase Monday night.
LUFKIN, Texas — A Lufkin woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Angelina county on Tuesday evening, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).
LUFKIN, Texas — A Lufkin man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Tyler County early Wednesday morning, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).
TEXARKANA, Texas — A Texas man has been charged by federal complaint for allegedly filing bank loan applications in an attempt to fraudulently obtain more than $5 million in Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Eco…
SMITH COUNTY, Texas — A SILVER Alert will be issued momentarily for a missing Smith County man who may be heading to Albuquerque, New Mexico.
TYLER, Texas — Three people have been arrested in the shooting death of a motorcyclist in the Chapel Hill area, just east of Tyler, Texas, on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Police say the victim and all three suspects had ties to Cossacks MC groups.
VAN ZANDT COUNTY, Texas — An East Texas mother is facing felony charges after police say she left her four-year-old child with disabilities at a lake, returned home approximately 40 miles away from the lake, then reported the child missing from their residence.
TYLER, Texas — UDPATE [May 5] — The Smith County Sheriff's Office has identified the motorcyclist who was shot and killed on Saturday as 33-year-old Brandon Edwards of Ben Wheeler, Texas.
KIRBYVILLE, Texas — A body discovered on Thursday in far east Texas is likely that of a missing central Texas woman, according to the Jasper County Sheriff's Office.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Department of Public Safety is increasing its presence at the Texas-Louisiana state border and has established COVID-19 checkpoints and screenings for all Louisiana travelers entering the state.
TEXARKANA, Texas — The Texarkana Police Department arrested a 39-year-old man on Wednesday after he allegedly created a fake news report of positive COVID-19 cases at the Bi-State Jail and posted that story to Facebook.
TEXARKANA, Texas — 60-year-old William Johnson Springer, a registered sex offender, was named in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury earlier this week — charging him with possessing child pornography.
CROCKETT, Texas — A SILVER Alert issued for 79-year-old Faye Lynn Paul, also known as Faye Lynn Weisinger, continues Sunday, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
TEXARKANA, Texas — A northeast Texas booster club treasurer has been sentenced to federal prison in a wire fraud case that resulted in the theft of more than $60,000 from a high school showstoppers booster club.
TYLER, Texas — Nine east Texas residents have been arrested and charged with various federal methamphetamine trafficking and firearms violations, the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Texas announced.
TYLER, Texas — A 57-year-old Longview, Texas man has been sentenced for federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today.
BIG SPRING, Texas (by Edgar Walters, the Texas Tribune) — Three Texas towns recently voted in favor of anti-abortion ordinances, extending the reach of a campaign to create “sanctuary cities for the unborn” across the state.
TYLER, Texas — The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is seeking the public's assistance locating a missing three-year-old child.
CARTHAGE, Texas — An east Texas deputy was shot and killed during a traffic stop early Tuesday morning and the suspected gunman was later arrested in Shreveport, Louisiana, following a high-speed chase.
PALESTINE, Texas — An East Texas father was arrested and charged with capital murder in connection with the death of his four-month-old infant, according to the Palestine Police Department. The child's mother was also arrested and charged with endangering a child.
DALLAS, Texas — Three search warrants were executed this morning in Dallas County in connection with an ongoing investigation into a drug trafficking and money laundering organization, the target of Operation Dirty Bird.
PITTSBURG, Texas — An approximate 18,000-square-foot East Texas estate of late-Pilgrim's Pride founder Bo Pilgrim will hit the auction block on October 15.
MARSHALL, Texas — An East Texas high school student was tragically killed after hitting a feral hog just north of Marshall, Texas, this morning.
LUFKIN, Texas — A suspected bank robber died after crashing at a high-rate of speed during a police chase on Thursday, according to the Lufkin Police Department.
AUSTIN, Texas – Consumers and businesses are urged to reduce their electricity use on Thursday, Sept. 5 and Friday, Sept. 6, especially during the hours of 2 to 7 p.m.
DALLAS, Texas — A Shreveport, Lousiaiana, man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for sex trafficking a 14-year-old Texas girl — 18 more years than he was originally sentenced before winning an appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
AUSTIN, Texas – The reward for Leonard Dee Taylor, 47, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August. Taylor is wanted for failure to comply with sex o…
LUFKIN, Texas — Police in Lufkin, Texas, believe they have identified a woman in a now-viral video who licked Blue Bell ice cream and returned it to a Walmart freezer.
TEXARKANA, Texas — An elderly woman held a man she found hiding beside her bed at gunpoint, long enough to stall him until police arrived and apprehended him in the woman's backyard.
LEAGUE CITY, Texas — An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-year-old boy from League City after his parents failed to turn him over to the Child Protective Services last week, as ordered by a judge.
HOUSTON, Texas – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Leonard Dee Taylor, 47, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Houston man was arrested in connection with jewelry store burglaries in Southeast and North Texas, the Texas Department of Public Safety announced earlier today.
PALESTINE, Texas — An Anderson County grand jury has returned multiple first-degree felony indictments in connection with a robbery last month where a man bound the store clerk and a customer and lit one of them on fire.
TYLER, Texas — Two men were killed in a head-on crash involving a charter bus with Brook Hill High School students on Sunday morning in Tyler.
TEXARKANA, Texas — A 45-year-old Wake Village man turned himself in to police on Sunday after allegedly striking a police vehicle that was conducting a separate DWI investigation and fleeing the scene.
KILGORE, Texas — Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana and more than 80 pounds of marijuana edibles during a traffic stop on Sunday.
DALLAS, Texas — Approximately 200 firefighters from across Texas are enroute to California to aid in fighting three major wildfires which have claimed the lives of at least 29 people, injured several firefighters, destroyed more than 6,700 structures, and prompted evacuations for approximate…