Henderson Co. man understates income to IRS by $5M, faces prison time

Henderson Co. man understates income to IRS by $5M, faces prison time

Joseph A. Masso, a 64-year-old resident of Athens, Texas, pleaded guilty to federal income tax violations, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
TEA report cards: Large share of ETX schools pass, some 'Require Improvement'

TEA report cards: Large share of ETX schools pass, some 'Require Improvement'

On Thursday, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the 2013-14 School Report Cards (SRC) for each school in Texas.
Arrests made at alleged TX sex club

Arrests made at alleged TX sex club

Two men and four women have been accused of misdemeanors after a sting operation at an alleged sexually oriented business in north Harris County.
Chrysler expands airbag recall to Texas

Chrysler expands airbag recall to Texas

Chrysler is expanding a recall of cars and trucks with the deadly Takata airbags.
Authorities identify driver killed in fiery ETX crash

Authorities identify driver killed in fiery ETX crash

Authorities have identified a driver killed in a fiery crash last week. DNA tests confirmed Shamel Donnel Baldwin, 22, of Camden, died in a Polk County wreck.
East Texas teen killed in crash after car hits tree

East Texas teen killed in crash after car hits tree

An East Texas teenager was killed Thursday when her vehicle struck a tree in Marshall.
Missing California mom found dead in trunk of car

Missing California mom found dead in trunk of car

A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Los Angeles County was a California mom who had been missing for days, as were her husband and children until Thursday.
Falling tree kills man as rain, high winds thrash California and Oregon

Falling tree kills man as rain, high winds thrash California and Oregon

The Pacific coast's strongest storm in years pummeled California and Oregon on Thursday, leaving at least one man dead and knocking out power in urban areas.

Shanty town in East Texas

 In the River of Life Christian Center parking lot in Rusk, random scraps of almost everything have begun to pile up, basic materials to start a shanty town.

Tyler moves forward with plans for new hotel and conference center

In an effort to expand the city of Tyler, a project that originally started in 2010 is taking a step forward.

Sheriff's Department helps bring Christmas to children in need

 "Every little kid wants a gift at Christmas and not all of them get them"

Medical mistletoe could help cancer patients

When most people think of mistletoe, they usually think Christmas and kissing. Now, doctors are thinking of it as a cancer treatment. It's all about the mistletoe extract.

Poll: Half of Americans don't want their sons playing football

A Bloomberg politics survey found that 50% of Americans do not want their sons playing football.  
Jessica Chambers' phone provides leads, prosecutor says

Jessica Chambers' phone provides leads, prosecutor says

In this patch of rural Northwest Mississippi, the tire tracks stand out. They lead up an embankment to a tree, partially scorched from the car fire that would ultimately kill Jessica Chambers