It's a first for the Caldwell Zoo in Tyler. Meet Antoine Blanc, a rare white alligator and the zoo's newest member.
He's on loan from a New Orleans Zoo and will be staying with us through June. Zoo workers say white alligators are very sensitive to light so they have to stay indoors in a temperature controlled room.
Antoine is 8 feet long and weighs 250 pounds.
Authorities have informed that the second person involved in the Lake Palestine boating accident has died.More >>
Authorities have informed that the second person involved in the Lake Palestine boating accident has died..More >>
Evidence that would have been presented at former Smith County Judge Joel Baker’s trial for Open Meetings Act violations are now public following a ruling by the Texas Attorney General.More >>
Information released Monday under a records request filed by JoAnn Fleming, director of Grassroots America- We the People, shows and tells what happened behind the closed doors during executive sessions for which Baker was indicted on Open Meeting Act violations: July 8, 2014; July 29, 2014; and August 12, 2014.More >>
Concerned about the precedent set by the release of video recorded during a closed session of the Smith County Commissioner’s Court has prompted officials to seek legal review of the order.More >>
An hours-long standoff with law enforcement in Angelina County ended early Tuesday when the suspect was killed, according to sheriff's deputies.More >>