David Baker

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Texas, You Got Your Drink On: 1,400 DWI Arrests Over the Fourth of July Week

    More than 1,400 learn a hard lesson.​Texas, you know how to drink. You apparently just don't know when not to drive. The Department of Public Safety has released the stats for its DWI crackdown for the week surrounding the Fourth of July, and they're impressive: 1,406 arrests were made across ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    No-Refusal Programs, Increased Anti-DWI Patrols: It Must Be the Fourth of July Weekend

    HPDDon't be this guy.​Just about every government jurisdiction with a pulse is putting out reminders that they are going to be looking hard for DWI cases this coming long weekend. The state Department of Public Safety is upping patrols in areas where there have been alcohol-related crashes; H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Traffic-Ticket Apocalypse Is Upon Us

    The party lights flash for thee.​As difficult as it may be to believe, in times of tight budget constraints law enforcement -- in a never-ending devotion to duty -- is somehow finding the resources to hand out a boatload of traffic tickets and ramp up efforts to collect on outstanding fines. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    DPS Will Recruit You With Its Really Keen Graphics

    Get ready for some highway excitement from the DPS!!As part of a new recruitment campaign, the agency is painting seven of its vehicles with detailed images of troopers in action. Recruiters will drive them to appearances around the state."These vehicles will be rolling billboards for DPS, featuring ... More >>

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Raw Power

    Stooges add to punk lore with the release of a seven-CD box

  • News

    February 1, 1996

    Make It Ugly, By All Means

    Montrose-area neighborhoods broach a novel idea: Let freeway expansion improve the inner city