Former DPS Superintendent leaves behind a legacy of accomplishments and high mark for those to follow

Department of Public Safety Family Suffers Profound Loss

Detectives search Patriots player's house

Authorities searched the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Saturday for the second time since a man was found dead a half mile away.

Stunt plane crashes in Ohio; 2 dead

Two people were killed Saturday during a performance at an Ohio air show, CNN affiliate WHIO reported A wing walker was performing on the Stearman biplane at the time of the crash, FAA spokesperson Lynn Lunsford said.

8-year-old girl found dead in Jacksonville

The body of an 8-year-old girl who was reported missing late Friday from a Walmart in Jacksonville, Florida, was discovered Saturday morning, police said.

Farm failure bill portends problems for immigration in the House

Momentum in the Senate may be building for passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill after a border security deal was announced this week, but House GOP opposition to immigration legislation remains the biggest roadblock to a bill gett

Church without God - by design

It's Sunday in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a rapt congregation listens to a chaplain preach about the importance of building a community.

U.S. charges Snowden with espionage

Federal prosecutors have charged Edward Snowden, the man who admitted leaking top-secret details about U.S. surveillance programs, with espionage and theft of government property, according to a criminal complaint unsealed in U.S.

Phantom champs: What happens to losers' title shirts?

Last week, somewhere in America, a man already clutched a "Miami Heat 2013 NBA Champions" T-shirt.

Tx woman arrested for assaulting her neighbors with dog poop

A Texas woman is facing felony charges for losing control at a neighborhood dog park in Austin. Police say that the woman had attacked two of her neighbors and their dogs and threw dog feces at the owner.

Zimmerman judge: No state expert testimony on 911 calls

A Florida judge has ruled that the opinion of two of the prosecution's witnesses -- audio experts who analyzed 911 calls from the night Trayvon Martin was killed -- will not be allowed at George Zimmerman's murder trial.