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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:04am
Rep. Simpson says 2013 vote has 'nothing to do with Gov. Perry's indictment'

Rep. Simpson says 2013 vote has 'nothing to do with Gov. Perry's indictment'

 Representative David Simpson says claims he was one of the 'so-called Republicans that helped indict Governor Rick Perry' are false and ridiculous.

UT Tyler mental health program becomes nationally accredited

University of Texas at Tyler professors said they believe mental health is a hot topic right now, and this is why they have decided to expand their services in the College of Psychology and Counseling.

Army soldier receives surprise homecoming greeting in Tyler

Sergeant First Class Rodney Eubanks was able to return home to Tyler Tuesday after spending more than 20 years in the military. Eubanks has been stationed in several parts of the world including Egypt and a 15 month tour in Afghanistan.

Smith County Commissioners 2015 budget has some uneasy

In a 3 to 2 vote, the Smith County Commissioners passed the 2015 budget and property tax rate. The approved budget will raise property taxes, fund two county administrative positions and increase employee benefits.
Authorities searching for work truck stolen from ETX property

Authorities searching for work truck stolen from ETX property

The Gladewater Police Department is asking for help locating a work truck taken from a local property.
Capital One Security Consultant-Investigator arrested for ETX bank robbery

Capital One Security Consultant-Investigator arrested for ETX bank robbery

A joint investigation between the Tyler Police Department and the FBI has led to an arrest of the suspect who is responsible for the rob
ETX man pleads guilty to wire mail fraud in famous 'drowned Bugatti' case

ETX man pleads guilty to wire mail fraud in famous 'drowned Bugatti' case

A 39-year-old Lufkin man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales Tuesday.
Harris Co. officials announce plans to turn Astrodome into world's largest indoor park, rec center

Harris Co. officials announce plans to turn Astrodome into world's largest indoor park, rec center

Harris County Judge Ed Emmett announced on Tuesday the latest plans for the legendary Astrodome in Houston.

Dove hunting season: When can I hunt?

Plan on doing some dove hunting this season? Be sure to check out what zone your county is in and when you can hunt! Regular Season

VIDEO: SpaceX test rocket explodes over Texas

An unmanned commercial rocket exploded during a test flight over Central Texas Friday
Authorities investigating murder-suicide in Tatum

Authorities investigating murder-suicide in Tatum

The Tatum Police Department is investigating an alleged murder-suicide that took place over the weekend.
VA official: No deaths due to wait times at Phoenix VA facility

VA official: No deaths due to wait times at Phoenix VA facility

A soon-to-be-released inspector general's report finds that a waiting list is not the cause of any deaths at the VA facility in Phoenix, a Department of Veterans Affairs official said Tuesday.
Deion Sanders' school opens after charter revoked

Deion Sanders' school opens after charter revoked

Despite being plagued with problems and losing its charter, classes are back in session at Deion Sanders' Prime Prep Academy in Fort Worth.
Tyler ISD campuses earn 20 distinctions in accountability system

Tyler ISD campuses earn 20 distinctions in accountability system

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently released accountability ratings for school districts and charter schools across the state.

App motivates children to do chores

 It's a chore for the ages, a challenge for all parents: How to motivate your child to help around the house. Like everything else these days, there's now an app for that.