Crime

Woman injured in shooting at Tyler apartment

Tyler police are looking for a man believed to have shot a woman at a Tyler apartment.

  Fort Worth kidnapping suspect has ties to Tyler

  Multiple agencies involved in search in Troup area

Texas Rangers identify suspect, victims in Van Zandt County shooting

Nacogdoches police searching for robbery suspect who stole cash, guns from business

DPS: Multiple people arrested for online solicitation of minor

Former Greg County GOP chair admits to using loan documents with forged signatures to obtain $145K

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Harrison County JP arrested on abuse of official capacity, theft charges

2 people dead, another injured after shooting incident in Van Zandt County

Upshur County jury sentences meth dealer to 70 years in prison

Tyler police searching for man accused of sexual assault of child

  Smith County Sheriff: Man charged with murder in connection to April 20 shooting death

  Smith County sheriff: Gas station murder suspect, victim had several past run-ins

  Arrest affidavit alleges history of disputes between suspect, victim in Smith County Mother’s Day murder

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Tyler man charged with murder.

Gladewater woman sentenced to 20 years for robbing elderly woman at knifepoint

According to a press release, Lasandra Peoples, 40, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2017 robbery of an elderly woman in Gladewater.

Smith County Sheriff’s Office investigating homicide at Tyler gas station

Deputies responded to Food Fast in the 11000 block of State Highway 64 West just after 2:00 a.m. Sunday, according to Larry Christian with the Smith County Sheriff’s Office.

Tyler father who confessed in 4-month-old’s death sentenced to life in prison

A Smith County father who confessed to beating his 4-month-old child has now been sentenced to prison.

Rusk County Sheriff’s deputies arrest 2 in connection to ‘damsel in distress’ robbery

Tyler Man Sentenced to 50 years for Aggravated Robbery

US Marshals track down Cherokee County kidnapping suspect at-large for over a month

Sheriff’s office: Woman who attempted to use Taser on deputy arrested

Cherokee County man starts 3-year prison sentence for 2016 shooting death

  Community remembers Winona 8th grader who died in shooting

  Sweet reunion: Sergeant stationed in Japan surprises sister during Longhorns senior event

Ki’Audra “Kay Kay” Hayter plays softball for the Longhorns. Her brother, Army Sergeant La’Kedran Hayter, has been stationed in Japan for the past three years. Sunday, he surprised his sister during the university’s Senior Day.

  Sheriff: Husband, wife, 8th grade daughter killed by shooting inside Winona home

Two adults and their middle school daughter are deceased following what the sheriff suspects was a murder-suicide.

  Smith County District Attorney declines to prosecute 2017 murder case for ‘insufficient evidence’

The Smith County District Attorney’s office has declined to prosecute a man suspected in a fatal shooting in 2017.

Man sentenced to life in prison for 2018 fatal stabbing in Mount Vernon

According to Franklin County District Attorney Will Ramsay, Joshua Anthony Parker, 20, of Morris County took a plea deal and was found guilty of murder. A Franklin County judge sentenced Parker to life in prison on Friday, May 3. He will be eligible for parole after 30 years.

  Kilgore police investigating damage to city park, veterans memorial

The Kilgore Police Department along with the Kilgore U.S. Veterans Memorial Association is asking the public for help solving a case after damage was left to the city park and veterans memorial.

Sheriff: Man attempts to evade Smith County deputies, crashes near Highway 31 and Toll 49

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office said a man was taken to the hospital after he attempted to evade deputies in a vehicle and crashed Sunday.

Intoxicated driver in wreck that killed 2 teens sentenced to prison

Austin Junell was charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter in December, the Mabank police stated his blood tests confirmed the charge.

Smith County Sheriff’s Office asking for help identifying suspect

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s aid in identifying a suspect.

Bowie County Sheriff’s Office makes arrest in 30-year-old murder case

A Bowie County Sheriff’s Office investigation into the 1988 shooting death of Gene Downs resulted in an arrest April 9.

Smith County jury finds man guilty of robbing prospective vehicle buyer

A Smith County jury has found a man guilty in connection to an armed robbery that occurred in February of 2017 when two men held up a person who was responding to a “for sale” notice on social media.

  Longview hospital stabbing suspect gets 60 years on top of 2 life sentences

A Longview man who killed two people and injured others in a stabbing rampage at a Longview hospital has pleaded guilty.

Tyler man accused of driving intoxicated in fatal March crash

A Tyler man has been booked into the Smith County Jail in connection with a fatal car wreck in March.

  Father of kidnapped Rangerette addresses defendant in court

A woman who was charged with kidnapping a Kilgore College Rangerette has pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated kidnapping.

  Gregg County assistant district attorney resigns after DWI arrest

An assistant district attorney for Gregg County has resigned after he was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Chicago man faces up to life in prison for trafficking drugs in East Texas

A Chicago man has been convicted on federal charges after he was arrested for drug trafficking in East Texas in 2017.

Mabank man accused of using missing elderly man’s debit card 19 times

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Mabank man accused of using the debit card of a now-missing elderly man on 19 occasions.

Woman shot in Elysian fields store after reporting man was following her

A woman has been hospitalized following a Friday morning shooting at an Elysian Fields general store.Less than an hour before the incident, she reported to law enforcement officials that she believed she was being followed.

Longview police: 1 arrested after school staff finds injuries from cord on child’s back, legs

Ladarrian Demarcus McGee, 31, of Longview, was arrested Thursday and charged with injury to a child, elderly individual or disabled individual.

  Suspect in 2014 Wood County murder appears in court for pretrial hearing

A pretrial hearing was held Thursday for a Mineola man who is charged in connection with a Wood County murder case.

Mississippi man receives maximum sentence for Classic Toyota burglary

A Smith County jury sentenced Jeromy Stewart to two years in state jail.

Arp man sentenced to life in prison for sexual abuse of a child

Smith County jury finds Jessie Liggins guilty.

  Webxtra: Vehicle is stolen, wrecked, and abandoned in Longview

Webxtra: Vehicle is stolen, wrecked and abandoned in Longview.

Four found noncompliant during sex offender check in Smith County

Four people were found to be out of compliance during a check of 406 registered sex offenders in Smith County.

Suspect in Tyler attempted purse-snatching booked into Smith County jail

Two suspects in an attempted purse-snatching in downtown Tyler has been booked into the Smith County jail.

Smith County court convicts Palestine man for second DWI offense

According to a press release from the Smith County District Attorney, on May 16, 2018, Smith County Sheriff’s Detective Scott Lohmeyer stopped Daniel Aylor, 34, for speeding and failing to maintain a single lane.

  Injured man found on Longview road dies

A police spokesperson said it’s still not clear how the man ended up on the side of the road.

10 people arrested after raid on home turns up narcotics in Henderson County

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office said 10 people were arrested after a raid on a home near Cedar Creek Lake turned up narcotics.

  Police identify suspect after attempted robbery on downtown Tyler square

According to Don Martin, Public Information Officer with the Tyler Police Department, two individuals attempted to grab a woman’s purse. They were not successful.

Police investigating injury to child at Hallsville daycare

Child injured at Hallsville daycare.

Tyler police searching for suspect who vandalized Green Acres Baptist Church

The Tyler Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a woman they believed vandalized Green Acres Baptist Church.

  Kilgore police asking public for help identifying pair who stole truck from business

The Kilgore Police Department is asking the public for help identifying two people in a surveillance video.

Suspect arrested in connection with 2016 fatal shooting in Longview

Jordan Malik Carter, 21, of Longview was arrested Monday and booked into the Gregg County Jail. He is charged with capital murder of multiple persons.

Affidavit: Tyler man caught with hundreds of child porn images on phone

Tyler police are charging a man accused of having hundreds of child pornography pictures on his cellphone.

Grand Saline police: Officers arrest suspect following pursuit

One man was arrested following a pursuit through Wood and Smith County.

Tyler police warn buyers of scheme to sell stolen vehicles

According to a press release, the suspects will have you travel to the Houston or Dallas area to complete the cash sale where the vehicle was originally stolen from.

Smith County Sheriff’s Office investigating fatal shooting as homicide

The Smith County Sheriff's Office are investigating a shooting that left one dead and two injured as a homicide.

Shooting death in Longview under investigation

Shooting death results from domestic relationship

Smith County Sheriff: One person dead, two others injured after early morning shooting

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office said one person was killed and two other people were injured after a shooting early Saturday.

Indictment: Huntington ISD student grabbed victim by throat, threw him on floor

A Huntington ISD student is accused of shoving a boy, grabbing him by the throat, and throwing him to the ground in connection to an ongoing investigation into allegations of hazing and sexual assault that occurred within the school district’s baseball program.

Three Tyler residents indicted for fake US IDs ring

Three Tyler, Texas residents have been indicted for federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today.

Rusk County Sheriff’s Office asking for help identifying vehicle involved in multiple thefts

According to a Facebook post, the vehicle has been involved in numerous thefts and burglaries in the Tatum area of Rusk County.

Federal grand jury indicts Salvadoran national for illegally re-entering United States

A 33-year-old Salvadoran citizen has been indicted for immigration violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today.

State finds Smith County Jail non-compliant for lack of inmate exercise

The Texas Commission on Jail Standards has add the Smith County Jail to its non-compliant list following an inspection report earlier this month.

Cedar Hill man indicted in connection to Kilgore shooting incident that injured 2

A Gregg County grand jury indicted a 23-year-old man who is accused of shooting two people in Kilgore when it met earlier this month.

Man arrested after allegedly assaulting mother, kidnapping juvenile in Smith County

The Smith County Sheriff's Office said a Flint man was arrested after he forced his way into a home and kidnapped a juvenile.

Hallsville woman gets 5 years for kidnapping in connection to double homicide

A judge has sentenced a Hallsville woman to five years in prison following her guilty plea to a kidnapping charge in connection with an incident which ended in the deaths of two men.

  Suspect in custody after fleeing law enforcement, striking firefighter with vehicle

Multiple agencies were involved in a search for a fugitive wanted in Gregg County; he was taken into custody on Friday evening.

Man arrested on felony timber theft charges in Harrison County

Texas A&M Forest Service Law Enforcement Investigators made an arrest Thursday afternoon in a timber theft case in Harrison County.

  RAW VIDEO: Nacogdoches police release dashcam video in use-of-force incident involving officer

Authorities said an officer was involved in a dispute with 2 women who resisted arrested Wednesday night.

Smith County murder suspect Zavala-Garcia makes court appearance

Gustavo Zavala-Garcia, 26, is charged with capital murder in connection with the death of 10-year-old Kayla Gomez-Orozco.

7OnScene: Murder suspect Zavala-Garcia appears in Smith County court

KLTV’s Brionna Rivers is providing updates live from the Smith County courtroom where murder suspect Zavala-Garcia is making an appearance.

Tyler man convicted in 2018 fatal shooting

A Smith County man will serve 13 years in prison in connection with a 2018 fatal shooting.

Man arrested after allegedly threatening 2 people with gun in Smith County

According to the sheriff’s office, at approximately 7:23 p.m. on Monday, April 8, deputies were dispatched to a reported disturbance in the 16800 block of Lakeview Drive.

Affidavit: Man allegedly assaulted, poured gasoline on woman

Daniel Odell Wright Jr., 28, of Longview was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault.

Dallas woman charged in 2014 Longview shooting death

Longview police have confirmed a Dallas woman has been arrested in connection with the 2014 shooting death of a Longview man.

Winona man arrested on drug charges during traffic stop

A Winona man was arrested during a traffic stop after he was allegedly found to be in possession of various drugs.

Federal grand jury issues indictments for Joaquin man who allegedly wanted to cannibalize girl

A federal grand jury has indicted a Joaquin man who is accused of seeking a girl online to sexually assault, murder, and cannibalize.

Caretaker accused of stealing $162K worth of items from Winnsboro woman

A Mount Vernon woman has been arrested and accused of stealing more than $162,000 worth of jewelry and other items from a woman whom she was employed for as a caretaker.