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Four year old killed by falling tree in Nacogdoches Co.

Four year old killed by falling tree in Nacogdoches Co.

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office is investigating the death of a four year old child Sunday that occurred on Green Mountain Road in Nacogdoches County.

The veteran behind, 'American Sniper'

With 160 confirmed kills, Chris Kyle was the US Military's most lethal sniper.
Emergency crews on scene of house fire in Troup

Emergency crews on scene of house fire in Troup

East Texas fire crews are responding to several grass fires across the Smith County and Cherokee County area. One of which damaged a house in Troup. Troup firefighters responding to a house fire off of County Road 3811.

The Lone Star State celebrates a Texas holiday

On Saturday, Texans are celebrating "Confederate Heroes Day." It is a Texas state holiday falling on January 19th. The day is dedicated to honoring those who fought and died for what they believed to be right during The Civil War.
Police searching for two armed men who robbed business

Police searching for two armed men who robbed business

Tyler police are searching for two men who robbed a business early Saturday evening. The robbery happened at a store in the 900 Block of South Vine Ave. just after 8:00 p.m.
 Norvell named wide receivers coach

Norvell named wide receivers coach

 A former offensive coordinator at Oklahoma, UCLA and Nebraska, who also brings NFL experience, Jay Norvell has been named wide receivers coach at The University of Texas, head coach Charlie Strong announced Friday.
 Join Texas Baseball for the 2015 Fan Appreciation Day & Alumni Game

Join Texas Baseball for the 2015 Fan Appreciation Day & Alumni Game

 The Texas Baseball team will host its annual Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, January 31 before the Alumni Game, scheduled for a 1 p.m. start at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
First Half Woes Doom Patriots in 75-62 Loss to La. College

First Half Woes Doom Patriots in 75-62 Loss to La. College

 Host Louisiana College built a 40-19 lead at halftime, and was able to hold on to the lead, defeating the UT Tyler men's basketball team 75-62 on Thursday night. The loss drops the Patriots to 1-15 on the year.
Walkup's Career-High Fuels SFA Past ACU 82-64

Walkup's Career-High Fuels SFA Past ACU 82-64

 Junior Thomas Walkup established a new career-high with 30 points to fuel the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team to an 82-64 win over Abilene Christian on Saturday afternoon inside Moody Coliseum.  

Family raises money for father battling lung cancer

Rickie Cooper is not the first to battle lung cancer, and he won't be the last. However, during a tough time he is counting on the support of his family.

UT Health Northeast: remembering MLK

On Monday the country will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and since it's a federal holdiday UT Health Northeast held their own tribute on Friday afternoon.

Cold case cracked

Thirty years of police work went into a judge calling the name of Edmond Beauregard Degan, 57, in a downtown Houston, Texas courtroom Thursday. Degan is charged with the capital murder of Yleen Kennedy.
Authorities seeking identity of robber in ETX holdup

Authorities seeking identity of robber in ETX holdup

The Houston County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying an armed robber who held up a local business.

Families not allowed to see inmate victims in Texas prison bus crash

Family members of inmates who survived Wednesday's bus wreck are frustrated. They want to see their loved ones at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, but can't.

Paralyzed gymnast is flying high

Kilgore Acrobatic Gymnastics is home to athletes who want to follow their dreams and overcome obstacles. 3-year-old Zhaila Riley is one of those gymnasts. Zhaila is paralyzed from the waist down.