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Suspect in Harrison Co. murder arrested in Louisiana

Suspect in Harrison Co. murder arrested in Louisiana

The suspect in a Harrison County murder has been arrested in Louisiana. Corey Johnson of Jefferson, Texas was taken into custody by U.S. Marshall’s in Tallulah around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15th.

First grape distilled vodka in Texas now available to the public

The Distillery at Kiepersol opens its tasting room and releases its first product, Dirk’s Vodka, this week in Tyler, Texas. The focus will be on both the vodka and the Kiepersol heritage from which it has grown.  

Weather Talk: Tornadoes

Today we are talking about tornadoes. A tornado is a rotating column of air that extends from a thunderstorm to the surface.
AMBER ALERT: Child with down syndrome found, alleged abductor arrested

AMBER ALERT: Child with down syndrome found, alleged abductor arrested

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has called off an Amber Alert for a Texas child with down syndrome after she was found safe.

SCAM ALERT: 'Windows' support phone scam targeting East Texans

A phone scam targeting East Texans is on the rise. The scam artists are calling mobile or land lines claiming to be from the computer company Microsoft.

Heartbleed bug creates biggest security scare in internet history

The padlock symbol next to the website URL has been the sign of a secure website connection for the last 20 years.
Tracy McGrady makes his pitch as Skeeters open camp

Tracy McGrady makes his pitch as Skeeters open camp

Tracy McGrady, who announced his retirement in August after playing 16 NBA seasons, including six with the Rockets, is no stranger when it comes to pressure.
Basketball Hall of Famers shower Nowitzki with praise

Basketball Hall of Famers shower Nowitzki with praise

Although the prestigious moment is many years away, some Basketball Hall of Fame members can’t wait until the day when Dirk Nowitzki is enshrined into their exclusive club.
Authorities searching for alleged armed robbers who tied up ETX couple, stole truck

Authorities searching for alleged armed robbers who tied up ETX couple, stole truck

Officials are searching for two or three people who reportedly tied up an East Texas couple while they stole their belongings.
SILVER ALERT: 82-year-old woman missing out of Houston found safe

SILVER ALERT: 82-year-old woman missing out of Houston found safe

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has found Ernestine King, 82, diagnosed with a Cognitive Impairment, after she went missing Tuesday.
40 illegal alien criminals arrested by ICE in East Texas

40 illegal alien criminals arrested by ICE in East Texas

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arrested 40 convicted criminal aliens during a three-day operation which concluded Saturday.
Local police dispatcher killed in 1-vehicle wreck

Local police dispatcher killed in 1-vehicle wreck

A Jacksonville Police dispatcher was killed in a one-vehicle accident Monday afternoon.
E-cig usage banned inside Smith Co. buildings, will follow same protocol as traditional smokers

E-cig usage banned inside Smith Co. buildings, will follow same protocol as traditional smokers

Electronic cigarettes and other vaping products will now be covered under Smith County's smoking ordinance and will not be allowed inside Smith County buildings nor within 50 feet of the county property entrances.

Extremely rare Texas dino turtle even more endangered than first thought

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the extremely rare, utterly impressive and scary looking alligator snapping turtle is actually even more rare than first thought, according to a study out of Florida this week.
Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A Utah woman accused of killing several babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday after police discovered seven tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes in the garage of her former hom