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New study shows kids are drinking large amounts of caffeine

TYLER - Caffeinated drinks are a hit in the United States. Numbers show, soda's account for 25% of all drinks bought in the U.S. and that doesn't even include other caffeinated beverages like coffee and energy drinks.

3 killed in Titus County double murder-suicide

TITUS COUNTY - Titus County Sheriff Tim Ingram confirms one woman and two men have died after an apparent double murder-suicide Thursday morning.

Two rusk county residents sentenced for meth conspiracy

TYLER, Texas – Two Rusk County, Texas residents have 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 before U.S.

Bigger blades could break Texas state law

TYLER - Texas knife laws have been on the books for years, but for some avid collectors there's a problem. Mack Woods, a local knife seller says:

DADS tells employees to stop exercising religion at work

TEXAS-- Texas Department of Aging and Disabilities service wrote this an email to their employees across the state.

A health care setback

So far, the scorecard on the healthcare law is 2 for and 1 against. A Virginia district judge is the latest to weigh in on the President’s overhaul of the health care system, and his ruling is a blow for the administration.

Rusk County deputy finds 5 pounds of pot in SUV

On Monday at approximately 11:15 p.m., the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit seized approximately 5 lbs. of marijuana during a traffic stop on US Highway 59 North, in the southern portion of Rusk County.

Rusky County deputy finds 5 pounds of pot in SUV

On Monday at approximately 11:15 p.m., the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit seized approximately 5 lbs. of marijuana during a traffic stop on US Highway 59 North, south of Rusk County.

State's idea to save money could slash 12,000 teaching jobs

Currently, there is a 22-pupil class size limit through fourth grade in Texas. State comptroller Susan Combs says in a report that if Texas makes 22 the average number of students instead of the limit, it could save schools $558 million.

Mitsubishi Lancer

Every time I get behind the wheel of a Mitsubishi, I forget how much I just enjoy driving them. The problem has always been that they were, uh, not pretty. With the new Lancer Sportback, that is obviously no longer a problem.