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Big 12 needs a 13th game, but be careful

Big 12 needs a 13th game, but be careful

Remember Colt McCoy and Texas’ undefeated 2009 team? It was on its way down the conference title game disposal chute when a referee’s quick whistle saved the Longhorns against three-loss Nebraska.
Smith Co. Fire Marshal seeking information on 'worst animal cruelty case they've ever seen'

Smith Co. Fire Marshal seeking information on 'worst animal cruelty case they've ever seen'

The Smith County Fire Marshal's Office is seeking information on what they call "one of the worst animal cruelty cases they have ever seen."
Sanchez says Romo is a ‘great dude’

Sanchez says Romo is a ‘great dude’

Count Philadelphia’s Mark Sanchez among the many who admire Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.
Clowney’s teammates hoping for full recovery from surgery

Clowney’s teammates hoping for full recovery from surgery

Jadeveon Clowney’s teammates expressed hope that his micro-fracture knee surgery, which was done Monday, will allow him to become the player everyone expected when he became the top pick in the 2014 NFL draft.

Young Texas girl battling cancer makes plea for birthday cards

Kali Wiggins is almost 5 years old and she is having the time of her life.
24 states now suing Obama over immigration

24 states now suing Obama over immigration

Twenty-four states have signed onto the legal challenge against President Barack Obama over his executive action on immigration, incoming Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday.
Lindale PD seeking tips on thieves who stole from veteran

Lindale PD seeking tips on thieves who stole from veteran

Lindale Police Department is asking for help identifying thieves who recently stole items from a veteran's vehicle at a local business.

Texas woman looking for justice after teen sister burned alive

Amanda Prince, a local Fort Bliss Army wife, says her relationship with her little sister Jessica Chambers was a typical one.
1 arrested in connection with HWY 31 shooting

1 arrested in connection with HWY 31 shooting

On December 7th, 2014, at approximately 11:15 p.m., the Smith County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the East Texas Medical Center Emergency Room regarding a gunshot victim who arrived in a personal vehicle.
Charges upgraded for suspects in murder of Kilgore man

Charges upgraded for suspects in murder of Kilgore man

The charges for three suspects in the murder of a Kilgore man have been upgraded.
House destroyed in Tuesday night blaze due to unattended cooking

House destroyed in Tuesday night blaze due to unattended cooking

A rental house near Tyler Junior College was destroyed Tuesday evening by a fire. Authorities said crews were dispatched to South Fleishel Avenue and Skyline Street around 6 p.m.

News on Selena's killer has fans in an uproar

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; We can all thank the Tejano gods now; the news of Selena's murderer Yolanda Saldivar leaving prison early is false.

Longtime ETX high school football coach Dickey Meeks retires

A longtime East Texas head football coach has retired.

Jacksonville firefighters honor late Captain with light memorial

The Jacksonville Fire Department is in charge of hanging the Christmas lights at a neighboring memorial park.

Whitehouse Police Department: "Body cameras effective"

 "The camera's not going to lie, it's going to show what actually happened," said Craig Shelton, the Whitehouse Police Chief.