TRAFFIC ALERT: Downed power lines slowing traffic on SH-42 in Rusk County

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, motorists are urged to avoid the area of SH-42 at CR-146 in Rusk County due to downed power lines.

Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court bench in public session

The 85-year-old justice walked unassisted to her seat beside Chief Justice John Roberts when the court began its public session Tuesday. She returned to the bench eight weeks after surgery for lung cancer.
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  No plan for Smollett to do follow-up police interview Monday

The trajectory of the investigation "shifted" after detectives questioned two brothers about the attack and released them late Friday without charges, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Saturday. He said police also reached out to Smollett's attorney to request another interview with him.


Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office identifies mother, daughter killed in fire

Motive unknown in Henderson shooting that killed 2, injured 2; search of shooter’s vehicle underway

Texarkana, TX, gets $300,000+ grant to continue to fight homelessness

Sheriff: No foul play suspected after missing woman found in submerged vehicle

  Longview teen sentenced to 12 years for wreck that killed two

A Longview teen charged with the manslaughter and racing on a highway has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
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  Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

The independent senator from Vermont has made a lasting impact on American politics

Suspect in Tyler aggravated robbery arrested

Henderson shooting suspect in custody; 2 dead, 2 injured

One treated for smoke inhalation after tool shed fire in Tyler

Kilgore businessman promotes film production company

  Crews responding to structure fire on County Road 373

East Texas college instructor discusses President Trump’s emergency declaration

‘Funlover Dance’ for East Texans with special needs celebrates Valentine’s Day

Family at scene where missing woman’s vehicle recovered from lake in Henderson County

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  Man arrested for slapping 12-year-old stepdaughter’s bully, police say

Police said the suspect shouted at and slapped his stepdaughter’s 12-year-old classmate for allegedly calling her names and throwing rocks at her.


Regional quarterfinals get started Monday

Tuesday’s SFA, AC softball games due to weather concerns

Big weekend for ETX Athletes

East Texans make the Texas Sports Writers All-State team

  Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

Hamlin last year suffered through his first winless season in the Cup Series and made a crew chief change during the offseason.


  Wrongful death lawsuit filed after Tyler plane crash

Firefighters knock down blaze at machine shop

Jury finds Flint man accused of child sex crimes not guilty

East Texas Auto & Cycle revs up: Annual event benefits East Texas Crisis Center

Lindale police asking for help identifying theft suspects

The Lindale Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two individuals they believe are involved in a theft investigation.
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  Baby, babysitter hospitalized after man accidentally fires gun at WA house party

While the 1-year-old was in her babysitter’s care, deputies say the suspect accidentally fired another man’s gun, hitting the little girl in the leg and her babysitter in the pelvis.

  Rusk police searching for suspects in series of thefts

Kilgore KFC murderer eligible for parole

Texas homeowner finds otter taking dip in pool

Gilmer man, Louisiana woman accused in steroids scheme