The FBI says violent crime in Texas was up in 2017 – at the same time the ratio of police officers to residents dropped to its lowest level in decades. The stats are from the FBI’s annual Uniform Crime Report, or UCR, released Monday.

The owner of a planned luxury community conceived as a so-called “doomsday resort” in Fannin County is under investigation by the FBI. He also faces separate civil charges. 

John Eckerd, the man behind the planned Trident Lakes community in Northeast Texas, is accused of knowingly laundering $200,000 on behalf of a Colombian drug cartel.

A multi-agency sweep in Hunt County on Wednesday resulted in 29 arrests.

One hundred fifty federal, state, county, and local law enforcement officers Wednesday arrested 29 people wanted for outstanding felony and parole violation warrants in Hunt County. The joint roundup involved officials from the FBI, Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Rangers, and the Greenville Police Department, as well as the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office.

A former Dallas County probation officer has been indicted on federal charges of soliciting payments from probationers.

While large-scale natural disasters bring out the good in some, the FBI is warning those who want to help to be wary of where they’re giving their money. 

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Officers with the Greenville Police Department and other agencies are set to go door-to-door today in the area near where slain high school student Alicia Moore disappeared two weeks ago.

Separate Officer Involved Shootings Within Minutes

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HUNT COUNTY - At least two suspects in separate incidents have been shot and transported to local hospitals after law enforcement with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office and FBI conducted search warrants near the Quinlan area Thursday morning.

The district attorney's office in Wood county isn't prosecuting any cases stemming from WPD investigations.