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Man accused of son's death out of jail

WOOD COUNTY, TX — Update: Saunders was released from jail a little after 10 Saturday morning. He was being held on a $50,000 bond.

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Glenn Beck comes to Tyler

Glenn Beck made his way to Tyler Saturday night, to promote his two new books, "Being George Washington" and "The Snow Angel" And though the the signing didn't begin until 8, some were there much earlier.

UPDATE: Wood County officials arrest father in connection with son's death

wood county — On Friday, 12-02-2011, George Saunders was located and arrested at the Walmart store in Mineola, Texas. Saunders was arrested for an outstanding warrant for Manslaughter, in the death of his son, Loren Saunders.

Longview bank robber on the loose

LONGVIEW — Several law enforcement agencies are searching for a man who robbed a bank in Longview Friday morning. Officers responded to a bank alarm at around 10:40 a.m. in the 3100 Block of H G Moseley Parkway.

Car crashes into 18-wheeler near Tyler Pipe

TYLER — One person is taken to a local hospital after crashing their car into a semi in front of Tyler Pipe on Highway 69 North.

Gilmer man pleads guilty to meth charges

A 37-year-old Gilmer, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Police: UT-Tyler student attacked by three men

tyler — Law enforcement is looking for three young men who attacked a UT-Tyler student on campus late Thursday night.

UPDATE: Smoke caused by electrical short at Tyler business

TYLER — Fire officials believe the smoke at the business, Painter's Custom Upholstery, was caused by an electrical short. No major damage or injuries occurred.  

11 illegal immigrants are detained in Nacogdoches County following a traffic stop

11 illegal immigrants are detained in Nacogdoches County following a traffic stop. Nacogdoches County Sheriff's office tells Fox 51...it happened on U.S. Highway 59 near Highway &.