West, Texas, fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 'preventable,' safety board says

West, Texas, fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 'preventable,' safety board says

The 2013 fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 people and wounded another 226 in West, Texas, "should never have occurred," the chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said Tuesday.
SILVER ALERT: 78-year-old man missing from McAllen

SILVER ALERT: 78-year-old man missing from McAllen

The McAllen Police Department is searching for Roushdi A. Farag, diagnosed with a Cognitive Impairment.,
Tyler named one of 'Most Exciting Places in Texas'

Tyler named one of 'Most Exciting Places in Texas'

The city of Tyler was named one of "The Most Exciting Places in Texas" by Movoto, a real estate research site. The East Texas oasis checked in at number eight.
FBI seeking tips on child predator who taught in American schools overseas

FBI seeking tips on child predator who taught in American schools overseas

The FBI is asking for the public’s help to identify victims of a suspected serial child predator who taught in private American schools overseas in nine different countries beginning in 1972 and whose young victims—believed to be bo
ETX man receives 10 years in prison on child porn charges

ETX man receives 10 years in prison on child porn charges

A Tyler man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday on 15 on child pornography charges.
Council to consider authorizing West Cumberland extension project

Council to consider authorizing West Cumberland extension project

During the regularly scheduled meeting this Wednesday, April 21, the Tyler City Council will consider authorizing a construction contract with Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd.
Tylerite wins age group at Boston Marathon

Tylerite wins age group at Boston Marathon

An East Texan made his hometown proud Monday when he won the 80+ age group at one of the most heralded races in the world, the Boston Marathon.
Recalled Oscar Mayer Wieners sold at several chain stores in Texas

Recalled Oscar Mayer Wieners sold at several chain stores in Texas

Kraft Foods Group, Inc., a Columbia, Mo., establishment is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners’ packages.
John Berry named head football coach, athletic director at Gladewater ISD

John Berry named head football coach, athletic director at Gladewater ISD

According to David Smoak, owner of Smoaky.com, John Berry was officially approved as the new athletic director and head football coach at Gladewater High School o

EXCLUSIVE: Family dog finds human skull in Van Zandt County

Family pets are known to bring home little presents for their owners. But, over the weekend in Van Zandt County, one man's dog brought him a gift that has authorities launching an investigation: A human skull.