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Cherokee Co. jury sentences man to 50 years for rape of child relative

A Cherokee County man will spend the next 50 years in jail for the sexual assault of a child relative.

Henderson Co. deputies find meth on woman during stop

Henderson County deputies took a woman into custody after allegedly finding meth inside the vehicle she was riding in during a traffic stop.

RECALL: Ground oregano possibly contaminated with Salmonella

A major company that provides seasonings for food is recalling a product due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Authorities seeking identity of armed Daingerfield robber

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers and the Daingerfield Police Department need your help with this week’s Crime of the Week.

Houston man gets 40 years for sex trafficking of children

Tevon Harris aka “Da Kidd” and “King Kidd,” 22, of Houston, will be spending the next 40 years in prison as a result of his convictions on two counts of trafficking children under 18 for commercial sex, announced United

Luminant releases statement on ETX coal mine incident with injuries

Six people were injured Wednesday when a coal mine accident occurred and Luminant employees were burned by hot debris. The company released a statement on the incident Thursday:

Sheriff: E. Texans caught with meth, marijuana during traffic stop

Two East Texans were taken into custody early Tuesday for allegedly manufacturing and distributing drugs in Henderson County.

TEA names John Tyler High School as T-STEM Academy

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Commissioner of Education Michael Williams recently named John Tyler High School as a Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Academy for the 2014-2015 school year.

Texas mom invents app to control child's phone

For parents of teenagers, not knowing where your child is can be frustrating, even frightening. And giving them a cell phone doesn't always mean they'll answer.

Trooper fires gun in attempt to stop possibly drunken driver

A DPS trooper had to fire his gun in an attempt to disable a vehicle driven by a possibly drunken driver Wednesday afternoon.