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Tyler's Bergfeld Park begins rennovations

The caution tape is up and the old playground equipment is gone. Phase one of the "Bergfeld Park Improvement Project" is in full swing. 

2 men drive into gas station, steal ATM

Rusk County officials are continuing to investigate who plowed an 18-wheeler into the Clayton Shell station around 2 a.m. Tuesday. Surveillance video shows two men chaining up an ATM and making off with it.

Nation sees spike in flu cases, ETX doctors react

 Coughing, sneezing, fever, and body aches... all signs of the virus spreading across our country. According to the Centers for Disease Control, in one week we have gone from widespread flu activity in 36 states to 43 states.
Woman arrested in Smith Co. Christmas Day shooting of boyfriend

Woman arrested in Smith Co. Christmas Day shooting of boyfriend

UPDATE: The suspect in the shooting which occurred on Christmas Day has been arrested.
City of Tyler to celebrate Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

City of Tyler to celebrate Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

The Tyler Police Department along with all our Local, State and Federal law enforcement agencies would like your support in recognizing National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day scheduled for this Friday, January 9th, 2015.
Listeria-linked caramel apples recall expands to Kroger brand

Listeria-linked caramel apples recall expands to Kroger brand

Out of an abundance of caution and concern for consumer safety Happy Apples is expanding their voluntary recall of caramel apples to include Kroger Brand caramel apples produced by Happy Apple Company with a best use by date between September 1
Palestine officers arrest woman in possession of cocaine, meth

Palestine officers arrest woman in possession of cocaine, meth

Palestine Police arrested one person after she was found with cocaine and methamphetamine during a traffic stop.
Police arrest ETX man accused of stabbing wife in stomach

Police arrest ETX man accused of stabbing wife in stomach

A man wanted in connection with the stabbing of an East Texas woman has been arrested.
It's getting colder this week, & wintry precipitation by Friday

It's getting colder this week, & wintry precipitation by Friday

Wow! Our weather is about to change in a significant way this week for East Texas. As we’ve told you, another shot of arctic air will settle into ETX by Wednesday and Thursday.

Rusk County investigates church burglaries

 "To say that god's money is being stolen, is very literal when you steal from a church," said Pastor Josh Blizzard. October 18th marked the first of a string of church burglaries in Rusk County.
Gladewater man and woman arrested for alleged forgery

Gladewater man and woman arrested for alleged forgery

On Saturday, January 3, 2015, the Gladewater Police Department received a report of a possible forgery in progress at Brookshire's.

New Tyler partnership turning trash into treasure

 A new partnership will help make lawns full of leaves become blooming gardens. "We're just trying to do anything we can to offset costs to our citizens," said Russ Jackson, Tyler Solid Waste director.

New year means new goals, with new exercise routine

 When the clock struck 12 and the New Year's Eve ball dropped, many toasted to a bigger and better 2015 filled with resolutions to reach new goals. Topping the list: exercising and getting in shape. 
E. Texas woman arrested for alleged LSD, meth possession

E. Texas woman arrested for alleged LSD, meth possession

Police arrested an East Texas woman Friday with allegedly almost $1,500 in drugs.