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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.

Santa's toy shop opens in East Texas

 While Santa stays busy in the North Pole, he has some helpers with Texas roots. Every December, "Winford's Wooden Toys" in Tyler transforms into Santa's Toy Shop. 

The 'Prize Patrol' invades local school district

Sounds of school spirit filled the hallways of Bullard ISD schools as the Bullard Education Foundation handed out around $32,000. "My hearts racing right now I'm so excited," said one teacher awarded.
Funding proposal to improve intersate 20

Funding proposal to improve intersate 20

A committee comprised of elected officials of each county along the 155 mile route on I-20 between Dallas and Louisiana has collaborated on a plan for funding to improve the highway.

Texas Shakespeare Festival presents “A Christmas Carol” at Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall is pleased to partner with the Texas Shakespeare Festival to bring a unique event to East Texas, Charles Dickens, “A Christmas Carol” will be performed in the style of a live radio show.
2 Cherokee County men sentenced in armed robbery crime spree

2 Cherokee County men sentenced in armed robbery crime spree

Two Jacksonville, Texas men have been sentenced in connection with a violent crime spree targeting area businesses in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. The sentences were handed down today by U.S.
Cowboys need to win out to guarantee postseason berth

Cowboys need to win out to guarantee postseason berth

he Cowboys had Sunday off, giving Jason Garrett a chance to watch some football. Instead of watching just to watch, though, the Dallas coach had a vested interest in the outcome of the Eagles-Seahawks game.
What's next for the Big 12?

What's next for the Big 12?

Will the Big 12 expand to have a conference championship game? If so, who would they get?

Trial begins for Texas teens accused of murder in brutal Satanic ritual

Opening statements began Monday in the trial of a Texas teenager accused of brutally killing a 15-year-old girl in a brutal satanic ritual.
About $1M found in burned tractor-trailer in Harrison County

About $1M found in burned tractor-trailer in Harrison County

After a week of counting the cash, Harrison County officials say about $1 million was found in a tractor-trailer that caught fire this past week on Interstate 20 before the driver was fatally struck by a pickup.