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Sheriff: Deputy arrested in 2013 leads to meth, horse racing bust

The 2013 arrest of a Smith County deputy for drug trafficking led to the recent arrests of six other people.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 21, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 21, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Monday, July 21, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 1900 ESE Loop 323.  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 1400 E. Grande.  
Angelina County Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious toddler death

Angelina County Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious toddler death

Angelina County authories said a two-month-old baby died at a home on County Road 302 near Huntington early Saturday evening.
Longview police arrest six after meth seizure

Longview police arrest six after meth seizure

Longview police arrested six people Saturday morning on charges of manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance after more than 200 grams of methamphetamine were discovered at a Longview home.
Tyler Police respond to early morning robbery

Tyler Police respond to early morning robbery

Tyler Police responded to a robbery early Sunday morning shortly before 10:00 a.m. at the Family Dollar near the 1500 block Loop 323.

Immigration Protest takes place in Tyler

East Texas residents took to the corner of Broadway and the Loop in Tyler to voice theirs thoughts and opinions about the crisis surrounding our U.S. border.
19 injured when Texas prison roof collapses

19 injured when Texas prison roof collapses

Nineteen people were injured when a roof of a private prison collapsed Saturday near Lufkin, Texas, fire officials said.
Weather Talk: Week in review, temperature swing & heavy rainfall

Weather Talk: Week in review, temperature swing & heavy rainfall

What a week for East Texas! The unusual cold front that arrived to East Texas on Monday night into Tuesday really kept us cool Thursday and Friday and provided a significant amount of rain.

Tyler Junior College expanding campus

Tyler Junior College continues to burst at the seams with more students. The school is making room by building new dorms. They will be completed by fall 2015. It is the first step in their plan for expansion.

Flooding across East Texas; 'Turn around, don't drown'

In wake of recent flood warnings across East Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife launched their own state-wide campaign, "Turn around, don't drown".

Tattoo removal becoming increasingly popular among older adults

Tattoo removal is becoming increasingly popular and the industry is benefiting from it. The industry is expected to bring in over 80 million dollars in profits next which has significantly increased over the past decade.
TxDOT: 'Blob' of spilled liquid creates traffic headaches on HWY 69

TxDOT: 'Blob' of spilled liquid creates traffic headaches on HWY 69

Traffic was congested on Highway 69 in Lindale while TxDOT crews worked to clear a spill from several days ago.
Former Tylerite gets prison time for defrauding family

Former Tylerite gets prison time for defrauding family

A family’s nightmare finally came to an end on June 25th when John Junior Smith, formerly of Tyler, was sentenced to 8 years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for his role in defrauding a family who had hired him to
ETX duo accused of animal cruelty; dogs seized from property

ETX duo accused of animal cruelty; dogs seized from property

Authorities are searching for an East Texas man after deputies found emaciated dogs in Titus County. One other person has already been arrested in connection to the case.

DPS: 2 dead, 3 injured in Upshur Co. collision

The Department of Public Safety has released the preliminary report in Thursday's double-fatal crash involving students at an East Texas School. Two people were killed and three were injured during the crash.