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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am
Rusk Co. man busted with guns, meth during raid

Rusk Co. man busted with guns, meth during raid

Rusk County authorities took one person into custody last week for a possessing a large amount of meth and guns.

Early Voting October 20-31

Early voting for the midterm November elections started Monday Oct. 20 and goes through Friday Oct.31.
Police: Pilgrim's Pride employee killed in workplace accident

Police: Pilgrim's Pride employee killed in workplace accident

A Pilgrim's Pride worker was killed Friday as a result of a believed workplace accident.
GM ignition switch death toll climbs to 29

GM ignition switch death toll climbs to 29

Claims of deaths and injuries tied to General Motors faulty ignition switch continue to rise, and two more deaths have been linked to the problem.
Man, mom charged in beating death of former ETBU student

Man, mom charged in beating death of former ETBU student

A Central Texas man has been named a suspect in the 2013 beating death of a former East Texas Baptist University student.
REPORT: Ray Rice could be reinstated by NFL within a month

REPORT: Ray Rice could be reinstated by NFL within a month

According to CBS Sports, former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice could be reinstated b
ETX woman accused of sexually assaulting teen

ETX woman accused of sexually assaulting teen

An East Texas woman was taken into custody October 14 following her alleged sexual assault of an underage teenager.
Tyler murder suspect pleads guilty, receives 35 years in prison

Tyler murder suspect pleads guilty, receives 35 years in prison

A Smith County murder suspect was sentenced to 35 years after accepting a plea deal Monday morning.
City of Tyler receives $174,030 for veteran housing

City of Tyler receives $174,030 for veteran housing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the City of Tyler Neighborhood Services Department funding to administer 25 new Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Vouchers.

Detectives ask public for help identifying parking lot bandits

Lufkin Crime Stoppers detectives are looking for the persons responsible for the the theft of towing equipment from a local parking lot.

Ft. Hood 'Hug Lady' honored

Elizabeth Laird, well known as the "Hug Lady" on Fort Hood, knows that a kind gesture goes a long way.
UPDATE: Possible serial killer from Texas identified by Indiana officials

UPDATE: Possible serial killer from Texas identified by Indiana officials

UPDATE:  The 43-year-old Gary, Indiana, man in police custody in connection with the bodies of seven women found in Hammond and Gary has been identified as Darren Vann, according to Hammond Police Chief John Doughty.<

Ebola: Blood transfusions explained

It's potentially life-saving, life blood: Recent survivors of Ebola, like Dr. Kent Brantly, with anti-bodies in their blood stream that can potentially help others with the virus.
LIST: UIL approves policy amendments

LIST: UIL approves policy amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
East Texas early voting locations, sample ballots

East Texas early voting locations, sample ballots

Texans can begin casting their ballots for the mid-term elections on Monday, October 20 at polling locations throughout the East Texas area.