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Investigation underway of early morning armed robbery in Smith County

Investigation underway of early morning armed robbery in Smith County

Smith County Sheriff's Office received reports that a convenience store was robbed early Sunday at the 11800 block of Highway 64.

App helps crack down on sex offenders

In an effort to keep people safe, DPS has created a new, free app. Some East Texans said they will check the sex offender registry more often now that it's easy to check on their phones.

Labor Day 'Mud Bash' kicks off

Labor Day weekend is celebrated across the nation in many different ways. For the ATV enthusiasts in Jacksonville, many are having some good, and not-so-clean fun. 
Man arrested for accidental shooting death in Shelby County

Man arrested for accidental shooting death in Shelby County

Sheriff officers are investigating the shooting death of a man in Shelby County. The shooting happened Saturday at a home on County Road 1024 in Shelby County.
Fetus found in bathroom of Dallas area High School

Fetus found in bathroom of Dallas area High School

A fetus was found in the bathroom of a Dallas High School Saturday.

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: Kilgore falls short against Nacogdoches 27-25

The Kilgore Bulldogs faced off against the Dragons from Nacogdoches in their season opener.  The Nacogdoches Dragons played host to the team from Kilgore.

Speed limit forces some school buses to avoid Toll 49

Toll road 49 was created to alleviate some of the traffic congestion from Tyler. With Friday night high school football kicking off, it’s only a matter of time before cars are stuck behind multiple red lights. buses
Updated: Heaviest Rain Shifting East

Updated: Heaviest Rain Shifting East

FRIDAY PM UPDATE: Good afternoon. I wanted to provide a brief update for the rain chances on Saturday. As mentioned in yesterday’s post, the models were beginning to push the bulk of heavy rainfall to our east.
LOCATION CHANGE: Gladewater/Daingerfield game moved to Gladewater, kickoff at 7:30

LOCATION CHANGE: Gladewater/Daingerfield game moved to Gladewater, kickoff at 7:30

According to our news partner Jack Stallard of the Longview News-Journal, the Gladewater/Daingerfield game scheduled for August 29 in Daingerfield has switched locations due to a power outage.
Nacogdoches man beaten, robbed outside convenience store

Nacogdoches man beaten, robbed outside convenience store

A local man was beaten and robbed Thursday morning outside of a gas station.
POLICE: ETX child predator on the loose, citizens asked to help locate

POLICE: ETX child predator on the loose, citizens asked to help locate

The Kilgore Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of an accused child predator.

Welcome home for East Texas soldier

Friday was a welcome home celebration for East Texas soldier, Kayla Johnson. The Elkhart High School senior came home from boot camp. Johnson is part of the Split Ops Program.

John Tyler High School has spirit

John Tyler High School will open their season tonight against the Plano Wildcats. The best way to describe a John Tyler pep rally is one giant dance party. The cheerleaders danced, the football players danced and even the mascot danced.
Funeral arrangements announced for Titus Co. constable killed Thursday

Funeral arrangements announced for Titus Co. constable killed Thursday

Titus County is mourning the loss of one of its constables after a tragic accident.
Police identify football official who collapsed, died at JV game

Police identify football official who collapsed, died at JV game

A high school football official died Thursday night after collapsing during a junior varsity game.