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Neglected dog gets 2nd chance at life thanks to ETX police officer

Neglected dog gets 2nd chance at life thanks to ETX police officer

Thanks to an officer with the Hallsville Police Department, the life of a neglected dog has been spared and he is in the process of getting ready for adoption.
TPWD grants extension on Caddo Lake WMA duck blinds

TPWD grants extension on Caddo Lake WMA duck blinds

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is extending the time frame allowing hunters to use maintained permanent duck blind structures
Arrest made in UH campus rape

Arrest made in UH campus rape

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; University of Houston officials say campus police arrested a man on Saturday they say raped a student in her dorm room Friday afternoon.
Report: New allegations against Peterson surface involving abuse of another son

Report: New allegations against Peterson surface involving abuse of another son

A new report of child abuse has surfaced against former East Texas native Adrian Peterson.
Howdy, Folks! Voice of Big Tex Wants Job Back

Howdy, Folks! Voice of Big Tex Wants Job Back

When Big Tex went up in flames in 2012, Bill Bragg thought his job was safe. "Management has told me 'don't go away 'cause you've got a big job to do next year,'" he said on the day of the fire.
Hidden meanings behind tattoos

Hidden meanings behind tattoos

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The Associated Press consulted criminal justice experts to discover the sometime hidden meanings behind some tattoos.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 16, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 16, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Tuesday, September 16, 2014: 7:00 am to 8:00 am 3500 W. Front. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 1000 SSE Loop 323. 

Tyler to be first East Texas city to use life-saving app

The city of Tyler will be the first community in Texas to utilize a phone app which has proven to save lives.

More ETX PD's equipping officers with body cams

You may see more and more police officers with cameras on their uniforms. A lot of East Texas police departments are purchasing body cameras to reduce the number of complaints and have legitimate proof during a confrontation with a citizen.

Mercy Ships changes course due to Ebola outbreak

Four hundred volunteers from 40 different nations are preparing for a new journey this fall. Mercy Ships, for the first time in their 36 year history is changing course due to the widespread Ebola outbreak.

Ae we at war...yet?

Well, I've been away for a week. Have I missed much? When I left, we were not at war with ISIS. Then, the president intimated we were, but not enough to use the tired old phrase "boots on the ground."

Adderall new drug of choice for many Major League players

Adderall is the new drug of choice for many major league baseball players. Including Longview native, and former ranger, Chris Davis, who was recently suspended from the game when he tested positive for amphetamines. 

Corporal punishment - where do you draw the line?

Corporal punishment has become a big topic nationally and in East Texas in recent weeks. When East Texan NFL star, Adrian Peterson, was charged with child abuse, it sparked a conversation.
Complementary role might be Romo’s best role

Complementary role might be Romo’s best role

Jason Garrett said his franchise quarterback was more of a complementary player, but that he had a good game. Keep it that way.
Running game shoulders load

Running game shoulders load

In the 30-14 victory at Oakland, the Texans ran 46 times – third-most in team history – for 188 yards. The running game allowed them to dominate the time of possession with 38 minutes, 36 seconds.