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6th Annual Monster Truck Fall Nationals Revs It Up

The White Oak Education Foundation welcomes the Monster Truck Fall Nationals presented by Budlight for one big show on Saturday, September 13th at 7:30 pm at Lone Star Speedway.
Ted Cruz booed at Christian unity dinner over Israel stance

Ted Cruz booed at Christian unity dinner over Israel stance

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was heckled and booed until he left the stage at an annual gala celebrating Middle Eastern Christians on Wednesday.
Smith Co. Sheriff's Office, Tyler PD en route to scene of broken gas line

Smith Co. Sheriff's Office, Tyler PD en route to scene of broken gas line

The Smith County Sheriff's Office tells KETK they are en route to the scene of a broken gas line.
Bad Move: Loaded Rifle Found in Carry-On at DFW Airport

Bad Move: Loaded Rifle Found in Carry-On at DFW Airport

DFW AIRPORT (KDAF) -- When you're getting ready for a flight, what's the one thing that's scarier than flying? Getting through security, right?
Dallas cop: hit By Car: 17th DPD Officer-Involved Shooting

Dallas cop: hit By Car: 17th DPD Officer-Involved Shooting

Another night of gunfire, sending a Dallas cop and a suspect to Parkland, which brings the total number of officer involved shootings this year to 17.

Police militarization comes to Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; in the tiny town of Live Oak — a 4.8-square-mile bedroom community past San Antonio's city limits on the Northeast Side — resides the only military-surplus Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehi
Arrests made over slaying of attorney from Mexico

Arrests made over slaying of attorney from Mexico

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; three men used video cameras and a GPS device to track a Mexican lawyer living in a wealthy North Texas suburb before he was gunned down in a shopping center parking lot, law enforcement officials said Tuesda

Azleway Charter forms partnership with Trinity Charter to remain open

Azleway Charter is a local school that helps abused and neglected children.
Texas grand jury no bills officer who shot, killed 93-year-old woman

Texas grand jury no bills officer who shot, killed 93-year-old woman

A Texas grand jury has decided not to bring charges against a former police officer for the shooting death of a 93-year-old woman. 

Local organization offering classes to help veterans

The Green Zone is a place of support for East Texas veterans, but now they're offering a new program by stepping out of their comfort zone.
First case of West Nile reported in East Texas for 2014

First case of West Nile reported in East Texas for 2014

The first 2014 case of West Nile Virus in East Texas has been confirmed.

'Proposition One' adds billions of dollars to Texas transportation funding

Properly maintaining Texas roads and highways has been an issue for decades. On Monday, the Texas legislature passed a measure increasing transportation funding by $1.2 billion per year. 

For the love of drag racing

It's a sport that's been around for awhile, but it's really starting to pick up speed in East Texas. That sport is drag racing. When drag racing comes to mind, some might think of cars illegally racing down city or county roads.
Head injury puts Shipley in doubt

Head injury puts Shipley in doubt

Texas wide receiver Jaxon Shipley is listed as questionable for this Saturday's game against UCLA after suffering a head injury last week, the Longhorns announced Tuesday.
Ryan Fitzpatrick calls Oakland’s ‘Black Hole’ one of NFL’s best atmospheres

Ryan Fitzpatrick calls Oakland’s ‘Black Hole’ one of NFL’s best atmospheres

When he played for Tennessee last season, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick led the Titans to a 23-19 victory at Oakland. Still, he calls it one of the toughest places to play.