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1 dead after shooting in Rusk

According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, one person is dead after a shooting in Rusk.

VIDEO: Multiple crews responding to house fire in Chapel Hill

The Smith County Fire Marshal's Office says multiple fire crews responded to a grass fire that later jumped to a house. The house is located on County Road 210 in Chapel Hill.
ETX man indicted in stabbing, carjacking

ETX man indicted in stabbing, carjacking

A Marshall man has been indicted for his role in an alleged carjacking.
Angelina Co. woman allegedly caught with meth in church parking lot

Angelina Co. woman allegedly caught with meth in church parking lot

Deputies arrested a Huntington woman who allegedly was caught with meth in a church parking lot Tuesday morning.

Authorities investigating suspected church arson in ETX

A suspected East Texas church arson case has been turned over to the State Fire Marshal's Office.
East Texas man drives off road, killed after vehicle strikes pole

East Texas man drives off road, killed after vehicle strikes pole

An East Texas man was killed Tuesday night in one-vehicle crash in Polk County.
Authorities arrest ETX man wanted for child sexual assault

Authorities arrest ETX man wanted for child sexual assault

An East Texas man who was being sought by the United States Marshal Task Force in connection with multiple crimes is in custody.
Over 300 facing layoffs at ETX steel plant

Over 300 facing layoffs at ETX steel plant

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced Monday it will temporarily adjust operations at Lone Star Tubular Operations in Lone Star, Texas, and Fairfield Tubular Operations in Fairfield, Alabama.

Bullard High School FFA program preparing students for the future

Trade programs are becoming increasingly popular and students in East Texas high schools are getting a head start on learning the ins and outs of the work force.

Fourth grader inspires community with 'thank you' cards to police officers

It all started with one card and one child with a dream. Savannah Solis, a fourth grader at Kissam Elementary school in Tyler, began making and sending thank you cards to local police officers. 
Police: Suspect in double murder still on the loose

Police: Suspect in double murder still on the loose

The Greenville Police Department has requested the public's help locating a man wanted in an East Texas murder.
Longview "Paints the Town Red" for heart disease awareness

Longview "Paints the Town Red" for heart disease awareness

The problem is heart disease and the American Heart Association is kicking off its “Paint The Town Red” campaign to help spread awareness of this serious disease.
Police arrest man allegedly stopped with cocaine, meth

Police arrest man allegedly stopped with cocaine, meth

Commerce Police arrested a man Saturday evening after he was allegedly caught with cocaine and methamphetamines. 
East Texas man charged with 31 counts of tax fraud

East Texas man charged with 31 counts of tax fraud

 A 37-year-old Palestine, Texas man has been charged with federal income tax violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Warehouse destroyed in fire near Lindale, 1 injured

A warehouse full of furniture and fabric in Lindale was destroyed after a fire Monday afternoon.