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Tatum man sentenced for making meth

TYLER, Texas – A 44-year-old Tatum, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Officer in hospital following assault

At around 8:06 a.m. today Motorcycle Officer William Steinmiller conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of West Front Street and South College Street.

Tyler: Possible constable-involved shooting

TYLER — 8:30 a.m. UPDATE The incident happened at about 6:30 this morning at the Wood Trails Apartments.

Police nab copper thieves

On Wednesday at 12:56 a.m., an Officer with the Tyler Police Department observed a suspicious vehicle pull around to the rear of the Gander Mountain store located at 151 Market Square.

Beckville woman sentenced 3 years behind bars

TYLER, Texas – A 26-year-old Beckville, Texas woman has been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. The sentencing hearings were held today

Local soldier killed in Afghanistan

COOKVILLE — Staff Sgt. Chauncy R. Mays, 25, of Cookville, TX, was killed on February 28th while fighting for his country in Operation Enduring Freedom.

Structure fire on Frances St. in Tyler

The owner of the home that burned on South Frances, James Lewis, says he left his house to go to work just before the fire started. The house is a total loss.

City of Tyler: Bulky item collection week

The City of Tyler Solid Waste Department and Keep Tyler Beautiful are sponsoring a FREE bulky item collection for City of Tyler residential customers as a part of Spring Cleanup Weeks.

Longview restaurants receiving calls from fake health inspectors

The City of Longview Environmental Health Division is encouraging restaurants to ignore fraudulent phone calls from individuals claiming to be restaurant inspectors.

DPS discourages Spring Break travel to Mexico

The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Spring Breakers to avoid traveling to Mexico because of continued violence—and reminding boaters to stay on the U.S. side of Falcon Lake.