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New app for smart phones repels mosquitoes

A new smart phone app is supposed to repel mosquitoes by emitting a high frequency sounds. The app is free to download and has adjustable frequency levels so that you may use the frequency level suitable for your region.
Man allegedly attacks girlfriend with machete, breaks dogs leg

Man allegedly attacks girlfriend with machete, breaks dogs leg

A man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend with a machete and broke their dog's leg Tuesday night in Wickenburg.
Quitman PD releases more details surrounding deaths of children

Quitman PD releases more details surrounding deaths of children

The Quitman Police Department confirmed they are investigating the deaths of two young children.
ETX hospital owner convicted of health care fraud, identity theft

ETX hospital owner convicted of health care fraud, identity theft

A Dallas County, Texas, physician has been convicted of 15 counts of health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Child playing with lighter sparks blaze, Tyler firefighters say

Tyler firefighters were called to a house fire Thursday afternoon. It happened in the 2100 block of Pine Crest Drive in the East side of Tyler.
Obama weighs sending National Guard to border

Obama weighs sending National Guard to border

The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House of
ETX stepdad who sexually abused 3 girls gets 60 years in prison

ETX stepdad who sexually abused 3 girls gets 60 years in prison

A man convicted of sexually abusing his three stepdaughters has been sentenced to 60 years in prison with no parole.
Comedic spelling mistake on UC Berkeley diploma goes viral

Comedic spelling mistake on UC Berkeley diploma goes viral

Alex Harris' UC Berkeley diploma is a little different than most because, as he puts it, "There's a small typo in it".
SPCA rescues 222 'cruelly treated animals' from ETX property

SPCA rescues 222 'cruelly treated animals' from ETX property

Under the authority of the Hunt County Constable, the SPCA of Texas is seized 222 cruelly treated animals—166 dogs, 43 cats, 14 kittens and 13 puppies—on Wednesday, July 23 from a property in Wolfe City, TX.
Longview, Tyler named top 10 Texas small city for business

Longview, Tyler named top 10 Texas small city for business

Forbes released new rankings this month for the "Best Small Places for Business and Careers" in the U.S. Both the Longview and Tyler areas ranked in the top 10 for the state and top 100 in the country.
Police: ETX couple faces off with knife, poker during breakup

Police: ETX couple faces off with knife, poker during breakup

An East Texas woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly trying to stab her boyfriend during a breakup.
Boil water notice issued for area east of Tyler

Boil water notice issued for area east of Tyler

Due to power outages in Tyler, the Texas Commission on Environment Quality has ordered Jaskson Water Supply to issue a boil water notice.
Texas man arrested for $56,000 in unpaid tolls

Texas man arrested for $56,000 in unpaid tolls

Cops pulled Robert Dupree over in The Colony for failing to signal… no big deal, right? But when they ran his license, it turned out this guy apparently owes $56,000 in unpaid tolls.
Longview daycare worker fired after hitting child with shoe

Longview daycare worker fired after hitting child with shoe

A Longview church has fired a day care worker over what a state agency termed “inappropriate discipline” of a child. An investigative report indicates the former employee hit the child with a shoe.
Thousands across E. Texas without power Thursday morning

Thousands across E. Texas without power Thursday morning

A large amount of East Texans woke up without power following strong storms Wednesday night. As of 10:30 a.m., more than 8,700 homes were still without electricity.