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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.
Boil water notice issued for some Rusk area customers

Boil water notice issued for some Rusk area customers

A boil water notice has been issued by Iron Hill Water Supply Corporation. The company's coverage is located in the Rusk, Texas, area.
Headstone vandalized in Smith Co. cemetery, says constable

Headstone vandalized in Smith Co. cemetery, says constable

Authorities are asking for the public's help catching the person(s) responsible for a recent case of vandalism at a local cemetery. 
Several East Texas cities named 'Most Dangerous' in Texas

Several East Texas cities named 'Most Dangerous' in Texas

A security company recently ranked the "20 Most Dangerous Cities in Texas." Several East Texas locations made the list, including one ranked as high
Rick Carlisle could be Mavs greatest asset this season

Rick Carlisle could be Mavs greatest asset this season

Engineering his team back into the playoffs from the sidelines and pushing the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs to the brink of elimination, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle once again showed why he’s so valuable to the organizatio
Chevy releases Texas Longhorns edition pickup truck

Chevy releases Texas Longhorns edition pickup truck

Presenting the most Texas thing ever to Texas: a burnt orange, Bevo-branded pickup truck.