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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.
ETX educator named finalist for Teacher of the Year

ETX educator named finalist for Teacher of the Year

The Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) announced today that six outstanding educators from across Texas have been chosen as finalists in the Texas Teacher of the Year program.
Obama authorizes reconnaissance flights over Syria, U.S. official says

Obama authorizes reconnaissance flights over Syria, U.S. official says

U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized reconnaissance flights over Syria as ISIS militants continue to gain ground in the war-ravaged nation, a U.S. official told CNN.
ETX man jailed after allegedly stabbing brother in stomach

ETX man jailed after allegedly stabbing brother in stomach

An East Texas man is in jail after officials say he stabbed his brother.
Angry, scared and hungry: Inside the Ebola 'quaratine zone'

Angry, scared and hungry: Inside the Ebola 'quaratine zone'

A red rope guarded by police marks the "quarantine line" around the West Point slum in the Liberian capital, Monrovia.
Russian soldiers detained in Ukraine; leaders meet in Minsk

Russian soldiers detained in Ukraine; leaders meet in Minsk

Ten Russian soldiers were detained in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, that country's Security Service said Tuesday, as tensions simmered over the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 26, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 26, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Tuesday, August 26, 2014: 9:00 am to 10:00 am 9500 S. Broadway 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3900 Chandler Hwy. 
Armed to teach: Texas school district sticks to its gun policy

Armed to teach: Texas school district sticks to its gun policy

It's safe to say Argyle ISD is ready to start the school year with guns blazing. The district is on target to continue its new policy of allowing some teachers to pack heat on campus.

Full Armor Christian Academy celebrates a very special start to the school year

Just three months ago, it appeared Full Armor Christian Academy would be closing down for good. But in less than a week, donors from across the area helped keep the only Christian academy in Rusk County open.

Prescription pills the target of 'open house' thefts

As the housing market rises, homeowners are encouraged to take extra safety measures before hosting an open house, particularly when it comes to their prescription medications.

Cherokee County Commissioners Court controversy

Cherokee county is gearing up for the 2014 November elections. The only problem is that in Monday's Commissioners Court meeting, the Elections Administrator and the Republican Chair, disagreed on five judges listed on the ballot.