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Gilmer wreck sends 5 to hospital

At least five people have been transported to area hospitals after a two-vehicle morning crash involving a tractor trailer in Upshur County.

Body found in ditch alongside I-20 in Marshall

MARSHALL - Authorities found a body in a ditch alongside of I-20 in Marshall Tuesday morning. Marshall police are currently investigating how the man's body ended up near the Highway 59 ramp and I-20.

Dixie firefighters find body in burning truck

SMITH COUNTY - A spokesman with the Smith County Sheriff's Office says deputies are investigating the scene of a burned body found in a truck Monday morning.

Foul play suspected in Wood County death

On Friday, the Wood County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call in reference to a body found.

Fiery crash in Murchison leaves one dead

MURCHISON - The driver of an SUV was killed Monday morning after colliding with a semi on Highway 31 in Murchison. Both vehicles were fully engulfed in flames when troopers arrived on scene around 2:45 a.m.

Tyler dentist pleads guilty to burglary charge

TYLER - A Tyler dentist accused of secretly filming female tenants agreed to a guilty plea Monday morning in a Smith County court.

ETMC-Henderson emergency room grows

HENDERSON — Expanding the emergency department at East Texas Medical Center-Henderson will allow the hospital to serve more patients more quickly, hospital officials said Thursday.

H1N1 virus claims life of E. Texas boy, school takes extra precautions

An Elysian Fields Middle School student, 13, died Tuesday evening of complications from the H1N1 virus.

Fuel frustrations: National average hits $3.19 a gallon

The national average for regular unleaded is now $3.19 a gallon, and we've seen it right here in East Texas. Some predictions show it will be four dollars a gallon by summer.

Tyler police investigating suspicious death at house fire

Tyler Fire, Police and EMS responded to a house fire located at 4516 Edinburgh around 11:17 a.m., Thursday, February 24, 2011. The fire was observed by a neighbor who was passing by the residence who observed the smoke and flames.