LATEST NEWS: DPS Offers Safety Tips Ahead of Wintry Weather
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans that freezing rain, ice and snow can pose major hazards to drivers and pedestrians and is urging residents to be careful in such conditions.
DPS encourages everyone to take the appropriate safety precautions during wintry weather. This includes checking the battery, windshield wipers, tire pressure, tire treads and fluid levels in their vehicles, as well as ensuring door and trunk locks are properly lubricated to prevent them from freezing.
LATEST NEWS: Reward Increased in 1977 Winkler County Cold Case
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking information in the 1977 slaying of 73-year-old S.A. “Champ” Weaver, then the Precinct 4 Constable of Winkler County. An increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip is received before the next featured cold case is announced.
The Texas Rangers are assisting the Winkler County Sheriff’s Office with this investigation and are the primary investigative agency. Anyone with details regarding the homicide is asked to come forward with information.