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Thieves cut hole through ETX store's roof, steal money and drugs

Thieves cut hole through ETX store's roof, steal money and drugs

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers and the Naples Police Department need your help with this week’s Crime of the Week.
NCAA tourney participants have East Texas ties

NCAA tourney participants have East Texas ties

March is an exciting month for sports fans worldwide.
ETX clothing store owner gets prison time, large fine for dodging taxes

ETX clothing store owner gets prison time, large fine for dodging taxes

An Athens man was ordered to spend 15 months behind bars and pay the IRS almost a million dollars.
Bleacher Report names SFA Lumberjack 'Most Intimidating Mascot' of NCAA tourney

Bleacher Report names SFA Lumberjack 'Most Intimidating Mascot' of NCAA tourney

A national sports news website has named the mascot of an East Texas college as the "Most Intimidating" in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
Rescue dog named Palestine's newest K-9 officer

Rescue dog named Palestine's newest K-9 officer

The Palestine Police Department would like to introduce the newest member of the organization, K-9 Blue. Blue came to the department through Universal K-9 in San Antonio.

Inappropriate touching case reported at church children's retreat

So far, details are hard to come by in regards to an incident that took place during a Green Acres Church children's retreat.
Kraft recalls mac & cheese products due to possible metal in box

Kraft recalls mac & cheese products due to possible metal in box

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 242,000 cases of Original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner because of possible metal material in some boxes. 

Non-profit coffee shop gets a new look

After months of planning, the Arc of Gregg County moved their shop to the corner of Tyler street this week.
East Texas man sentenced to 15 years prison time for child porn

East Texas man sentenced to 15 years prison time for child porn

A 61-year-old Newton, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
Infant thrown from vehicle in Upshur Co. crash, flown to Children's

Infant thrown from vehicle in Upshur Co. crash, flown to Children's

A child thrown from a vehicle during a one-vehicle crash east of Big Sandy is currently receiving medical attention at Children's Hospital in Dallas.
Quitman junior high, high school briefly evacuated

Quitman junior high, high school briefly evacuated

The Quitman Junior High and High School were briefly evacuated Tuesday morning.
Henderson Co. DA responds to Randall Mays stay of execution

Henderson Co. DA responds to Randall Mays stay of execution

On Monday, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals placed a stay on the March 18 execution of an East Texas man.
East Texas woman allegedly shoots son during argument

East Texas woman allegedly shoots son during argument

An East Texas woman is accused of shooting her son during a heated dispute on Sunday.
Tracking rain & storms for mid-week & more rain by late week

Tracking rain & storms for mid-week & more rain by late week

After a foggy Monday morning, the afternoon turned out to be a MARVELOUS day! Here are the high temperatures on Monday in ETX.

ETX officials attend conference to better serve female victims

More than 1,500 people met in Dallas today for the conference on Crimes Against Women (CAW).