Disturbing new details have come to light in a horrific triple murder. On Saturday in Rains County, near Emory the bodies of 37 year old Penny Caffey and her sons 13 year old Matthew and 8 year old Tyler were found inside their home, which had been burned to the ground.More >>
Arrest Affidavit for deaths of Penny Caffey, by shooting her with a firearm, Matthew Caffey, by shooting him with a firearm, and by intentionally and knowingly causing the death of Tyler Caffey by stabbing him with a sword.More >>
Three members of one family have been found dead at a home in Rains County. Four suspects, three of them high school students and one a juvenile have been arrested. The two males and two females are expected to be charged with three charges, each, of capital murder.More >>
The Rains County Sheriff's Office has identified four suspects they say killed a mother and her two young children then set their house on fire. More >>
Tyler (KLTV) - KLTV 7 News has learned that Terry Caffey, the father who was allegedly shot by a group of teenagers in Emory over his daughter's relationship with her ex-boyfriend, has been released from the hospital. This was confirmed by Caffey's pastor, who has been in constant contact with the family since the Saturday morning incident.
Caffey was in his house when police say his daughter and three of her friends entered his house and shot and stabbed his wife, two sons, and him. The group is also accused of burning the house down to the ground after the shootings. Terry Caffey was able to crawl to a neighbor's house to call for help.
Terry Caffey survived, while his wife, Penny Caffey, and two sons, Matthew and Tyler, died in the attack.
Erin Caffey, the sixteen year old daughter, and her three accomplices are in jail tonight, charged with 3 counts of capital murder each.
Friday, May 24 2013 10:21 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:21:23 GMT
From the Tyler Police Department:At approximately 5:20Pm on May 24, 2013, Tyler Police were notified of the motorcycle accident at Grande and Sutherland. The driver of a black Ford F-150 was heading east onMore >>
Rider was not wearing a helmet when she collided with a truck.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:18 AM EDT2013-05-25 13:18:01 GMT
Cherokee County authorities are investigating a fatal house fire Friday night. It happened just before 7:30 on County Road 3302 outside of Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Fire Department, Cherokee CountyMore >>
Happened just outside of Jacksonville on Friday night.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:59 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:59:21 GMT
A Tyler ISD bus driver was arrested Friday afternoon on drug charges.Ronald Gain, 44, of Tyler, was arrested by the Tyler Police Department on one charge of possession of a controlled substance. TylerMore >>
Has worked for the district since August of 2012.More >>