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Texas officials investigating surge in Cyclospora cases

Texas officials investigating surge in Cyclospora cases

A recent surge in reports of illnesses due to the parasite Cyclospora has prompted the Texas Department of State Health Services to begin an investigation into the infections in hopes of determining a common source.
Kaufman County bans housing border children

Kaufman County bans housing border children

Kaufman County has refused to house the undocumented children who have crossed the border.
Rangers improving, despite marathon loss to Yankees

Rangers improving, despite marathon loss to Yankees

The All-Star break, it turns out, did the Texas Rangers plenty of good. They could probably use another couple after their marathon Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.
Gladewater man accused of sending explicit videos to minor

Gladewater man accused of sending explicit videos to minor

Gladewater man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of solicitation of a minor. Cody Jacob Richardson, 19, is being held in Gregg County Jail on $150,000 bond after a warrant was issued for his arrest, according to jail records.

Dramatic Video: Border Patrol shootout with alleged gang member

It was a terrifying situation in a Texas border town as authorities exchanged gunfire with a murder suspect.
Sheriff: Major ETX drug trafficker arrested, 2.5 kilos of meth seized

Sheriff: Major ETX drug trafficker arrested, 2.5 kilos of meth seized

The Henderson County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday the arrested of  a man and his associate who had allegedly been selling drugs in the area for more than a decade.
Former Loggins CEO sentenced to prison, ordered to repay $2.7M

Former Loggins CEO sentenced to prison, ordered to repay $2.7M

The former president and CEO of a prominent Tyler business was sentenced to prison Tuesday for providing fraudulent loan applications.
AT&T Stadium lands UIL football title games

AT&T Stadium lands UIL football title games

All 12 UIL football title games will return to Arlington’s AT&T Stadium for a second consecutive year, the UIL announced Tuesday at the Texas High School Coaches Association state convention.
Drinking water systems draw federal concerns

Drinking water systems draw federal concerns

More than 310 public drinking water systems in Texas — nearly 4.5 percent of the state's regulated public water systems — have quality issues that haven’t been adequately addressed, federal officials told the Texas Commiss
Kilgore rejects ballpark bids

Kilgore rejects ballpark bids

Kilgore residents will have to wait longer for a new baseball complex after the City Council rejected bids for buildings and groundwork Tuesday.
Message to Simpson on border crisis: ‘Constituents come first’

Message to Simpson on border crisis: ‘Constituents come first’

The tea party conservative representing Longview in Austin was criticized from the right Wednesday as he advocated compassion for immigrants and outlined legal steps that can be taken at the state level.
Closing the Tab

Closing the Tab

Voters in May of 2012 put an end to prohibition in Tyler and other parts of Smith County and the sale of beer and wine in grocery stores and gas stations has impacted tax revenue in a major way but, it has also impacted the economy in surroundi
M.D. Anderson hires developer of Tamoxifen

M.D. Anderson hires developer of Tamoxifen

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has hired the developer of Tamoxifen, a breakthrough cancer drug.

Austin lake named one of nation's greatest party lakes

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Austin is known for keeping it weird, but now the city can say it has a hard-partying lake scene as well.