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Burned body found in abandoned apartments

Burned body found in abandoned apartments

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the burned body of a woman was discovered late Wednesday night at an abandoned apartment complex in southeast Houston.
Salvation Army looking for bell ringers for holiday season

Salvation Army looking for bell ringers for holiday season

Beginning Friday, Nov. 29th, volunteer bell ringers will take to the streets for one of the merriest of traditions - bell ringing! This year, there will be 35 kettle locations throughout Tyler and the surrounding area.
ETX officers to monitor sex offenders on Halloween

ETX officers to monitor sex offenders on Halloween

Nacogdoches Police Department officers will be making checks on registered sex offenders residing within the city limits Halloween night, October 31.
Davis hires big time campaign manager

Davis hires big time campaign manager

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Sen. Wendy Davis’s camp announced Sunday her campaign manager is Karin Johanson, who managed the bid of U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, the first openly gay member of the U.S.
Veterans job fair to be held November 14 in Tyler

Veterans job fair to be held November 14 in Tyler

Join the Texas Workforce Commission, Workforce Solutions East Texas for the statewide hiring "Red, White & You!" job fair.
Tyler ISD to launch Strategic Plan Survey

Tyler ISD to launch Strategic Plan Survey

Tyler ISD is asking staff, teachers, students, parents and community members to provide important feedback through a Strategic Plan Survey that will launch on Tuesday, October 29.
Now THAT's a piece of Texas

Now THAT's a piece of Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Can you name state symbols officially designated by the Texas Legislature?
Mom superglued injured son

Mom superglued injured son

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a civilian at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston was arrested Wednesday for nearly pulling off her 6-year-old son's genitals because she was angry with him, and then using superglue to try to re
LBJ library among 6 UT sites painted with A&M graffiti

LBJ library among 6 UT sites painted with A&M graffiti

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; six sites on the University of Texas at Austin campus, including the LBJ Library, were defaced over the weekend with graffiti in maroon and white, school police said.
3 sought after College Station armored car robbery

3 sought after College Station armored car robbery

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; police are seeking three men who wore masks as they robbed an armored car in Central Texas and used a vehicle stolen from the Houston area to flee.
Convicted evangelist Alamo must tell money source

Convicted evangelist Alamo must tell money source

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; convicted evangelist Tony Alamo and his wife are being ordered to reveal the source of money used to pay their lawyers.
TxDOT publishes names of 25 worst toll violators

TxDOT publishes names of 25 worst toll violators

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; shame, shame, drivers: the Texas Department of Transportation has published a list of the state's 25 most chronic toll violators in an effort to recoup $27 million in unpaid tolls.

Baton Rouge firefighter gets pink slip

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a firefighter accused of using a Baton Rouge firehouse to produce part of a raunchy film is trying to extinguish a controversy that has torched his 10-year career.
There's a little pork in that bill: The 5 most surprising provisions in the debt deal

There's a little pork in that bill: The 5 most surprising provisions in the debt deal

 So much for a "clean" bill. The measure passed by Congress to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling also contains some goodies and gifts tucked into the 35-page bill.

Founder of Texas A&M Galveston: dead

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Sammy Ray, a founder of Texas A&M University at Galveston whose marine research brought him international acclaim, has died. He was 94.