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Lufkin man shot, person of interest in custody

Lufkin, TX — The Angelina County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a shooting in Lufkin off FM 1475. According to the victim's cousin, two men pulled up in a black truck, fought with the victim, shot him and then left.

Police impersonator has criminal past in Wood Co.

JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville Police say Kyle Sipes was arrested early Saturday morning for impersonating a police officer.

UPDATE: Suspect of more than 30 Tyler vehicle burglaries may be 'professional thief'

TYLER — Police tell KFXK 44-year-old Brian Ruston Linscomb of Orange, Texas could be the man responsible for breaking into more than 30 vehicles in Tyler Sunday afternoon.

Area schools raise school lunches cost to meet federal mandate

From the Longview News-Journal: The cost of lunch at local school cafeterias is about to go up next year because of a new federal mandate that says there can’t be any price difference between free and paid meals.

Vehicle runs into Smith County house

TYLER — A vehicle has run into a house in Smith County. Smith County officials tell KFXK the incident happened on the 300 block of Hideaway Lane Central near Lindale. No word on any injuries.

Firefighters extinguish flat bed trailer fire on interstate

TYLER — DPS Officials tell KFXK that they are still on scene directing traffic around the charred trailer on the interstate. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Diboll prankster released from prison

Lufkin — The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; A 22 year old Diboll man is out of prison, but James Tyler Markle did get a taste of "the big house."

Longview Police encourage citizens to participate in Operation I.D.

Longview, TX — The Longview Police Department is encouraging citizens to participate in Operation Identification.

Gas leak at Gentry and Parkdale

Tyler, TX — Tyler police confirm gas is leaking onto the road near the intersection of Gentry Parkway and Parkdale Drive.

2005 murder suspects transferred to Smith County Jail

Tyler, TX — Gregg County Jail records show the murder suspects in a 2005 homicide are being transferred to the Smith County Jail.