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Nacogdoches Police investigate child's injuries

The Nacogdoches Police Department has opened an investigation into the injury of a one-year-old girl.

Crews battling car fire in the 2500 block of Thompson Lane in Tyler

Tyler Fire Officials tell Fox 51 that a Ford F-150 Pick-up Truck was being driven down the road when a fire erupted under the hood. The driver of the vehicle was then pull over to the side of the road.

Ex-Coffee City mayor charged with illegal voting

Former Coffee City Mayor Frank Ross was arraigned Friday on a charge of illegal voting, a second degree felony. Ross, 56,  was arrested in December 2011.

John Tyler head basketball coach resigns

TYLER — John Tyler High School basketball coach Tony Pinson has resigned for personal reasons. There is no longer an ongoing investigation.

Conditions right for major allergy season

Longview — The Longview News Journal is reporting: The mild winter and recent rains have led to a profusion of blooming blossoms in East Texas.

Bus driver charged with raping mentally handicapped student

BATON ROUGE, LA — An East Baton Rouge Parish school bus driver is locked up on Aggravated Rape charges.

Texas students face new STAAR test this week

EL PASO --- Thousands of students across the state of Texas will be taking the new Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, or STAAR starting Monday.

Texas AG in D.C. to challenge health care law

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is in Washington, D.C., for three days of U.S. Supreme Court arguments on the challenge to the Obama Administration's federal health care reform law.

Upcoming hurricane season could be quieter than normal

STORMTRACKER33 — With just over two months to go before the 2012 hurricane season begins, the first preaseason predictions have been released.

Wildlife refuge emerges from former ammo plant

Bill Stephenson’s boots click-clicked Saturday as he crossed a former railroad trellis in the Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge, but that wasn’t the sound he heard in his mind.