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East Texas domestic abuse survivors speak out in light of Ray Rice video

Many have seen the video released this week showing NFL star Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée in the face. Now, victims of domestic abuse in East Texas are speaking out.
First case of West Nile reported in East Texas for 2014

First case of West Nile reported in East Texas for 2014

The first 2014 case of West Nile Virus in East Texas has been confirmed.

'Proposition One' adds billions of dollars to Texas transportation funding

Properly maintaining Texas roads and highways has been an issue for decades. On Monday, the Texas legislature passed a measure increasing transportation funding by $1.2 billion per year. 

For the love of drag racing

It's a sport that's been around for awhile, but it's really starting to pick up speed in East Texas. That sport is drag racing. When drag racing comes to mind, some might think of cars illegally racing down city or county roads.
Ellen Trout Zoo welcomes new furry friend

Ellen Trout Zoo welcomes new furry friend

The Ellen Trout Zoo announced Wednesday afternoon the birth of a new, adorable Bay Duiker.  The little guy was born on September 7 and weighed less than three pounds at birth. Several duikers have been born at the zoo. 
Colorado teen pleads guilty in plan to join ISIS

Colorado teen pleads guilty in plan to join ISIS

Shannon Maureen Conley's plan to join ISIS and serve as a nurse at a jihadist camp ended Wednesday with a guilty plea to a terror charge in a Colorado federal court.
Headstone vandalized in Smith Co. cemetery, says constable

Headstone vandalized in Smith Co. cemetery, says constable

Authorities are asking for the public's help catching the person(s) responsible for a recent case of vandalism at a local cemetery. 
5 million Gmail passwords leaked

5 million Gmail passwords leaked

A list of 5 million Gmail addresses and passwords appeared on a Russian Bitcoin forum Wednesday
Several East Texas cities named 'Most Dangerous' in Texas

Several East Texas cities named 'Most Dangerous' in Texas

A security company recently ranked the "20 Most Dangerous Cities in Texas." Several East Texas locations made the list, including one ranked as high

Suspected drunken driver survives scary crash in Texas

A 23-year old man was hospitalized after crashing into a sign at Betty Hardwick Center in Abilene late Tuesday night.
Woman claims spaghetti strainer as religious headwear in license picture

Woman claims spaghetti strainer as religious headwear in license picture

It may sound like a joke but an Enid woman says her Oklahoma driver's license features a unique symbol of her religious freedom.
Police: Dog found emaciated, on verge of death recovering well

Police: Dog found emaciated, on verge of death recovering well

A dog found emaciated and on the verge of death in Kilgore is recovering well after he had a leg amputated earlier this month.
Which carrier has the best deal for the iPhone 6?

Which carrier has the best deal for the iPhone 6?

Apple has just unveiled its brand-spankin'-new iPhone 6, and mobile carriers are practically falling over one another in a fight for your business. Here is a rundown of the latest deals:
South Carolina father held in deaths of five children

South Carolina father held in deaths of five children

Timothy Jones Jr. told neighbors in South Carolina last week that he was moving his children from their home near Lexington to another state.
UPDATE: Semi rolls over on I-20, driver flown to Tyler hospital

UPDATE: Semi rolls over on I-20, driver flown to Tyler hospital

Multiple East Texas fire and law enforcement units responded to a semi rollover Wednesday morning.