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Shanty town in East Texas

 In the River of Life Christian Center parking lot in Rusk, random scraps of almost everything have begun to pile up, basic materials to start a shanty town.

Tyler moves forward with plans for new hotel and conference center

In an effort to expand the city of Tyler, a project that originally started in 2010 is taking a step forward.

Sheriff's Department helps bring Christmas to children in need

 "Every little kid wants a gift at Christmas and not all of them get them"

Medical mistletoe could help cancer patients

When most people think of mistletoe, they usually think Christmas and kissing. Now, doctors are thinking of it as a cancer treatment. It's all about the mistletoe extract.

Poll: Half of Americans don't want their sons playing football

A Bloomberg politics survey found that 50% of Americans do not want their sons playing football.  
Texas-based business ranked one of the best places to work

Texas-based business ranked one of the best places to work

A Texas-based company has been voted one of the best places to work by Glassdoor Employee's Choice Awards for 2015.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Two rollover crashes cleared on I-20

TRAFFIC ALERT: Two rollover crashes cleared on I-20

UPDATE: The crash at mile marker 565 on I-20 westbound has been cleared, however, a second crash slowed traffic a short time later on the eastbound side. 
7 arrested, $47,000 worth of meth found in ETX drug bust

7 arrested, $47,000 worth of meth found in ETX drug bust

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office has made seven felony drug arrests during the course of the last two days while conducting sting operations in Nacogdoches County.
ETX man previously arrested for airplane theft, found guilty of using car as weapon

ETX man previously arrested for airplane theft, found guilty of using car as weapon

On Wednesday afternoon, a Henderson County Jury delivered a quick verdict after deliberating for only eight minutes.
2 ETX men arrested following foot chase, meth discovery

2 ETX men arrested following foot chase, meth discovery

Two people were taken into custody by Angelina County deputies following a routine traffic stop and a short foot chase.
Silver Alert issued for missing East Texas man

Silver Alert issued for missing East Texas man

UPDATE: Police have confirmed a sighting of Thomas Clyde Gentry at a gas station in Dallas off  I-20. Dallas Police Department and other law enforcement agencies in the area are actively looking for him.

Which sickness do you have?

 "There are a lot of the illnesses out there that are contagious right now," said David Davis, a pharmacist at Drug Emporium.
US 259 North back open after multiple vehicle wreck

US 259 North back open after multiple vehicle wreck

Multiple agencies responded to a multi-vehicle wreck Wednesday night on US 259 North one mile south of FM 850. Crims Chapel Volunteer Fire Department closed southbound lanes but they have since been re opened.

Former Lobo football player released from jail after evading arrest

A former Longview Lobo football player is out of jail today after posting bonds on multiple charges totaling $116,500.