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2 Smith County Sheriff's Office employees placed on leave

2 Smith County Sheriff's Office employees placed on leave

Two Smith County Sheriff's Office employees have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of a current administrative and criminal investigation.

Research shows asthma linked to heart attacks, strokes

Evidence now shows people with uncontrolled asthma are more susceptible to heart attacks and strokes
ETX man dies in one-vehicle crash

ETX man dies in one-vehicle crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investing a crash in which one East Texan was kiled.
Woman admits having sex with minor relative while husband videotapes act

Woman admits having sex with minor relative while husband videotapes act

Two Texans have been sentenced to prison after admitting to sexually-abusing and exploiting a minor.

East Texan, former Aggie QB Randy McCown looks back at the Bonfire Tragedy, 15 years ago

 At 2:42 AM on November 18th, 1999, Texas A&M was changed forever. The logs stacked for the annual Aggie bonfire became unstable and fell, killing 12 students, and injuring 27 others.
What charges could Officer Darren Wilson face in Ferguson?

What charges could Officer Darren Wilson face in Ferguson?

Ferguson, Missouri, is bracing for a decision from the grand jury in the case of Michael Brown. Brown, a black teen, was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, on August 9.

Mannequins help UT Tyler nursing students prepare for hospitals

Five mannequins joined the nursing students at UT Tyler about six years ago.
ICE in Texas deports Mexican fugitive wanted for murder

ICE in Texas deports Mexican fugitive wanted for murder

A Mexican fugitive wanted in his home country for a murder in April was deported Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Boy Scout Troop 333 celebrates 80 years of service

 The oldest Boy Scout Troop in Smith County, Troop 333, celebrated its 80th anniversary on Monday.

Budget debates for the Smith County ESD Board

  Current Smith County ESD Board Chief of Operations, Terry Rozell, has presented a request for the board to employ a full time IT person.
Homeschooled students actively involved in community service

Homeschooled students actively involved in community service

Homeschooled members of the Anchor Club in Longview are on the cutting edge in providing community service because their branch is the first in the state to be chartered by an organization instead of a school.  
Pittsburg Police seeking identity of armed robber

Pittsburg Police seeking identity of armed robber

The Pittsburg Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a person involved in an aggravated robbery overnight at a local business.
Vandals cause $100K in damages to ETX historical building

Vandals cause $100K in damages to ETX historical building

A Trinity teenager was detained and another teenager is being sought after causing over $100,000 of damage to a historical Texas building.
Senate rejects Keystone XL pipeline bill

Senate rejects Keystone XL pipeline bill

The United Stated Senate rejected the Keystone XL bill to allow construction of a pipeline from Canada to the Texas coast.
UPDATE: Crews put out Rusk Co. tank battery fire

UPDATE: Crews put out Rusk Co. tank battery fire

Rusk County officials responded to a tank battery fire Tuesday afternoon.