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Lufkin father charged in baby death arrested for alleged assault of mother

Lufkin, TX — A Lufkin father accused of injury to a child in the death of his infant son was arrested Sunday for allegedly beating the child's mother in the head with a pistol over transferring a title.

Juvenile arrested for car burglary

TYLER — On Friday at about 4:06 a.m., the Tyler Police Department received a suspicious person call from the 500 block of Eisenhower Drive regarding two individuals attempting to burglarize the caller’s vehicle.

Tyler Police investigate burned body

TYLER — Neighbors of the house on West Lollar reported a fire Friday around 4 a.m. They tell KFXK the house had been rented, but there were not current renters at the time of the fire.

TxDOT beginning Lufkin-area summer road work

Lufkin, TX — The Lufkin district of the Texas Department of Transportation began its annual roadway preventative maintenance program Tuesday in its nine-county region.

Supreme Court won't stop Texas from executing Mexican Humberto Leal

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won't stop Texas from executing a Mexican citizen convicted of raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in a case that has garnered international attention.

Sadler’s works to correct health code violations

HENDERSON, TX — A Henderson meat processing plant has until Aug. 15 to correct violations of city health codes or face additional fines, City Manager Mike Barrow said.

Historical aircraft won’t land in Gilmer

Gilmer, TX — A Gilmer museum’s hopes to acquire a historical military aircraft have died as the City Council decided to decline the plane at the request of a nonprofit group, City Manager Jeff Ellington said Wednesday.

Wood County Sheriff needs help finding dangerous man

WOOD COUNTY — The Wood County Sheriff's Department is searching for a man they say is dangerous.

Undercover Sheriff's investigators arrest two on drug charges

ANGELINA COUNTY — According to reports by The Lufkin Daily News, two people have been arrested after an undercover drug sting by the Angelina County Sheriff's Department.

Alcohol issues await Henderson voters in November

HENDERSON, TX — Residents of Henderson will have a chance to vote on two alcohol-related referendums in November.