Oklahoma man attacks and beheads co-worker after being fired

Oklahoma man attacks and beheads co-worker after being fired

A man suspected of beheading a woman and stabbing another worker at an Oklahoma food plant was fired right before the attack, police said Friday.
Commissioner Staples welcomes visitors to the State Fair of Texas

Commissioner Staples welcomes visitors to the State Fair of Texas

Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today welcomes visitors to the State Fair of Texas — the Lone Star State’s largest fair — and encourages fairgoers to celebrate the best of Texas at the Texas Department of Agriculture&rsq
Lindale ISD approves Campus Resource Contract with Smith Co. Fire Marshal's Office

Lindale ISD approves Campus Resource Contract with Smith Co. Fire Marshal's Office

The Lindale ISD school board voted last night to approve the $193,464.00 contract with the Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office to carry the commissions of three school resource officers.
Longview man arrested on Smith Co. aggravated assault warrant

Longview man arrested on Smith Co. aggravated assault warrant

A Longview man was arrested Tuesday on an aggravated assault warrant out of Smith County.
POLICE: ETX man choked ex-fiance, slammed her head into wall

POLICE: ETX man choked ex-fiance, slammed her head into wall

An East Texas man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after police say he choked and beat up his ex-fiance.
Suspect in Hannah Graham disappearance to be extradited Friday

Suspect in Hannah Graham disappearance to be extradited Friday

Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, is expected to be extradited back to Virginia on Friday, police said.
The slow, long fight against ISIS: airstrikes, ground foibles

The slow, long fight against ISIS: airstrikes, ground foibles

The phrase has been repeated so often that it could become a mantra in Washington: It's going to be a long fight against ISIS. This week, the Pentagon intoned it again.
UK Parliament to vote on joining air strikes against ISIS in Iraq

UK Parliament to vote on joining air strikes against ISIS in Iraq

Prime Minister David Cameron said ISIS presents a direct threat to the British people as he opened a debate in Parliament Friday on whether Britain should join air strikes against ISIS in Iraq.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 26, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 26, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Friday, September 26, 2014: 7:00 am to 8:00 am 2700 SSE Loop 323. 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm 3200 Old Jacksonville Hwy. 

Alpacas Farm Days is coming to East Texas

Here in Texas, we're known for our cattle. It's hard to drive down any county road and not see a herd or two, but one type of livestock, not so common to these parts, will steal the spotlight this weekend.

Police release surveillance footage from Tyler Family Dollar robbery

Officers with the Tyler Police Department are looking for the gunman from a robbery in north Tyler. Around 8:30 p.m. police responded to reports of gunfire at the Family Dollar on East Gentry Road. 
CDC testing confirms 10 children with enterovirus in Dallas Co.

CDC testing confirms 10 children with enterovirus in Dallas Co.

In recent weeks, enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) infections among children have continued to be identified in many states, now including Texas1,2.

Tyler's newest shopping center ready for business

Tyler's newest shopping center, "The Village at Cumberland Park," is making progress. Some of the stores are even open for business. Stores like TJ Maxx, Petco and Joann are opening in Tyler within the next month.

Texas Attorney General recognizes Longview man

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced the winner of the Texas "office manager of the year".. and..he's an East Texan!

Local bands hitting high notes at competitions

John Tyler and Robert E. Lee high school orchestras are coming into the new school year loud and clear. With successful spring seasons, they're back again to win this spring.