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ETX woman killed after SUV leaves road, hits trees

ETX woman killed after SUV leaves road, hits trees

One person was killed after the driver hit a tree in Houston County around noon on Thursday.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 11, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 11, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Friday, July 11, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 3300 Hwy. 69 N.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 900 E. Front St.  

Facing Autism

 Autism is an epidemic, 1 in 68 of kids are diagnosed with autism each year in the United States. There are resources in East Texas, but many families do not know where to go for help.
Robber leads authorities on chase, captured in ETX lake

Robber leads authorities on chase, captured in ETX lake

Two East Texas suspects were taken into custody and booked into jail after robbing a business and leading deputies on a chase ending in a local lake.

City of Bullard repairs largest water well, votes to build new one for $1.9M

The city of Bullard has nearly doubled in population over the last 5 years. So city officials are working to reduce this growing strain on local resources, like water. 

Smith County trustys giving back to community

Trustys at the Smith County Jail work as gardeners.
Weather Talk: Warmer temperatures ahead but changes coming soon

Weather Talk: Warmer temperatures ahead but changes coming soon

Our East Texas temperatures the last few days have been very warm. There has been almost zero relief from the heat and humidity. Here are the high temperatures we’ve seen for Tyler, Longview, and Lufkin the past five days.

Street dogs to police dogs

According to ASPCA, almost one million dogs are euthanized in the United States each year. In the meantime, police departments are spending tens of thousands of dollars to bring pure-bred, trained dogs over from Europe.
Teen claims she was sexually assaulted by 24-year-old in Smith Co.

Teen claims she was sexually assaulted by 24-year-old in Smith Co.

The Smith County Sheriff's Office is investigating the possible sexual assault of a teenager after receiving a report from another law enforcement agency.
1 seriously injured in Franklin County plane crash

1 seriously injured in Franklin County plane crash

At approximately 8:02 a.m., Texas DPS Trooper Damon Williams responded to plane crash call in an open field near HW-37 8 miles south of Mt. Vernon.
ANGER MANAGEMENT: Suspect breaks business doors during rage

ANGER MANAGEMENT: Suspect breaks business doors during rage

A 20-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly destroyed the doors to two local business.
Missing ETX woman home safe

Missing ETX woman home safe

The Rusk County Sheriff's Office says a woman who went missing on Tuesday is now home safe..
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 10, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 10, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Thursday, July 10, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 9500 S. Broadway. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 2300 Frankston Hwy. 

East Texas dog becomes adoptive mother to orphaned kittens

Now to a story about how a mother's love can surpass even species lines. One dog in Chapel Hill is caring for a litter of kittens, after their mother was killed.
Authorities arrest 1 in connection with abducted child recovered in ETX

Authorities arrest 1 in connection with abducted child recovered in ETX

Authorities have arrested a Texas man in connection with the abduction of a Benton, Arkansas, child.