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Zavalla announces hiring of new police chief

ZAVALLA, Tx — The city of Zavalla has hired a new police chief, Jim Hodges.

Man in Rusk County Jail after assaulting family

RUSK COUNTY — On Monday, May 30, 2011, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Rusk County deputies responded to a welfare concern and arrested 39-year-old Bradley Dale Koonce.

More than 100 pounds of marijuana seized in Mt. Pleasant drug bust

Mt.. Pleasant, Texas — Around 8:30 PM Monday, Texas DPS Trooper stopped a 1999 Ford Expedition on IH-30, near the Mount Pleasant area for a traffic violation.

Chase in Gregg County sends four to hospital

GREGG COUNTY — Four people were taken to a local hospital after a man being chased by police crashed into another vehicle. Gregg County troopers say the chase began when the man was spotted breaking into a car.

29 DWI arrests made in Smith County during Memorial Day weekend

The following is an after-action report from our most recent multi-agency No-Refusal DWI campaign May 27th through May 29th, 2011: Total DWI arrests for the No-Refusal initiative for all agencies were 29.

East Texans remember the fallen

EAST TEXAS — East Texans attend several Memorial Day services across the region to honor and remember those soldiers who died for our freedom.

Tyler Police investigate major traffic accident

Tyler — On 05-30-2011 at 8:55 pm, Tyler Police Officers were dispatched to 1500 E. Commerce Street in reference to a major traffic accident.

UPDATE: Tatum stabbing victim remains in hospital, suspect's name released

On Sunday, May 29, 2011, Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5, Judge Joe Sorrells, charged suspect, Joseph Deem, 19, of Tatum, with Aggravated Assault, for the stabbing which occurred approximately 3:30am on Saturday, May 28, 2011.

Longview road closures

Longview, TX — A temporary closure of the northeast bound lane of Dundee Road between Helane Lane and Cook Lane is scheduled to begin at approximately Noon, Wednesday, June 1.

Tyler police arrest injured burglar

Tyler, TX — On 05-29-2011, shortly after 7:00 p.m., Tyler Police Officers on routine patrol heard a burglar alarm in the area of North Broadway Avenue and Queen Street.