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Indy Zoo's tiger cub gets a name!

Indy Zoo's tiger cub gets a name!

Indianapolis, IN (WXIN) -- It's official – the Indianapolis Zoo's Amur Tiger cub, born in July, finally has a name!
Kindergartner reportedly 'snuck' gun in to elementary school

Kindergartner reportedly 'snuck' gun in to elementary school

Atlanta, GA (WGCL) -- The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office says a 6-year-old student snuck a BB gun into D.L. Simms Elementary School Monday morning.
Police: Strong cologne leads officers to suspect after 100 mph chase

Police: Strong cologne leads officers to suspect after 100 mph chase

Lebanon, OR (KPTV) -- A suspect who led police on a 100 mph chase and then attempted to hide was caught after officers picked up on the strong scent of his cologne, according to the Lebanon Police Department.
Two afternoon gas leaks in Gregg County keep crews busy

Two afternoon gas leaks in Gregg County keep crews busy

Emergency crews responded to two separate natural gas leaks Monday, including one in Clarksville City which prompted the evacuation of about 50 people.
ETX man pleads guilty to killing former HS football teammate

ETX man pleads guilty to killing former HS football teammate

An East Texas man has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide after accidentally shooting and killing his former high school football teammate in August 2013.
New trailer for John Outlaw documentary released

New trailer for John Outlaw documentary released

A fundraising effort has been set up online for the upcoming documentary about the late Lufkin football coach John Outlaw.
3 arrested in dangerous high-speed chases across multiple counties

3 arrested in dangerous high-speed chases across multiple counties

Three suspects were arrested following several related, dangerous high-speed chases across two counties Monday afternoon. 

Rose season in blossoming

The Tyler Rose Festival is just a couple weeks away and the Rose Garden crew will be preparing to show off beautiful flowers.

Edom Volunteer Firefighters open haunted house as fundraiser

"I think they're going to get good and scared, I really do," said Edom Firefighter Tracey Garner.

Fight the flu before the season gets the best of you

It's that time of year again: Flu season. 150 million doses of the flu vaccine are expected to be available this season, and local pharmacies and health facilities are stocking up their inventory. 

Local high school 'processing' new equipment

Longview High School's meat lab is already changing the future course for its students. "Cost big money but i think its worth it," said Martin Moreno about the $2.2 million dollar project.
Expectations change with Anthony Spencer's return

Expectations change with Anthony Spencer's return

Anthony Spencer was credited with three tackles, and one hit on the quarterback but the mere fact he played is the accomplishment.
Astros to hire A.J. Hinch as manager

Astros to hire A.J. Hinch as manager

A.J. Hinch will be named the Astros next manager, a person close to the search said. Hinch checks all the boxes the Astros had on their wish list in the process: Playing, managing and front office experience.
Jerry Jones called Sunday’s win the best of the Jason Garrett era, best first half he’s ever seen

Jerry Jones called Sunday’s win the best of the Jason Garrett era, best first half he’s ever seen

It goes without saying that owner Jerry Jones was beside himself with joy in the postgame locker room following the Cowboys 38-17 dominating victory against the New Orleans Saints.
East Texas represented in High School Coaches Poll

East Texas represented in High School Coaches Poll

The Texas High School Coaches Poll was released Monday afternoon and many schools from East Texas made their respective top 10.