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Tyler City Pools to open June 4th

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CITY OF TYLER:

Insurance company losses

Devastating tornadoes, floods, and a busier than usual hurricane season have U.S. insurance companies bracing for record losses in 2011. These record losses could mean higher premiums for you.

Henderson people upset at Sadler's stench

People who live near the Sadler's Smokehouse in Henderson say they've had enough of the smell coming from the barbecue business.

Smith County officials raid suspected puppy mill

SMITH COUNTY — SPCA officials say they originally thought 70 dogs would be found in the raid, but they found 30 on the scene. The raid is the result of a lengthy investigation into the location.

Tyler council holds public hearing on redistricting

On Wednesday, May 25, the Tyler City Council received a presentation, held a public hearing and received public input on options for redistricting Tyler’s single member Council districts.

Community reacts to East Texas "Turf War" video

The same Jacksonville Police detective that investigated the "Turf War" brawl is now warning parents about the infamous YouTube video that received hundreds of views before it was pulled from the website.

UPDATE: Arrest made in connection with shooting of Longview repo man

LONGVIEW — On May 24th, at 5:17 p.m., Officers were dispatched to a Shooting Just Occurred in the 1300 Block of East Birdsong Street.

Two overnight shootings strike Tyler homes

Tyler, TX — UPDATE: The Tyler Major Crimes Unit is investigating two drive by shootings that occurred earlier this morning. The first shooting was at 2411 live oak and the second at 1506 North Pegues.

Traffic advisory: Tyler road construction

TYLER — TxDOT crews are scheduled to begin work Tuesday night on West Loop 323 between Highway 155 and US 69 (South Broadway). Crews will working on the Loop between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Sunday-Thursday through mid-August.

Gregg County inmate's death sparks state legislative debate

GREGG COUNTY — Amy Cowling, 33, died in the Gregg County jail of reported withdrawal symptoms from Methadone and Xanax, at the end of 2010.