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Texas outlaws marijuana-like substances

The Texas Department of State Health Services is outlawing marijuana-like substances that are found in synthetic marijuana products such as K2 and Spice. The ban is set to become effective April 22.

City Manager issues challenge to ditch the dessert

As part of the Fit City Challenge, Tyler City Manager Mark McDaniel has challenged local civic, social and business organizations to ditch the dessert during the month of May at luncheon meetings.

Gun shots heard at Tyler apartments

Tyler — Tyler police responded to a shots fired call at the Grand Manor Apartments earlier today. Officers have determined that at least six shots were fired through a living room window of apartment F67.

Tuesday wildfire update

Yesterday, Texas Forest Service responded to 10 new fires for 435 acres. Since April 6th, Texas Forest Service has responded to fires that have burned more than one million acres.

Wreck involving a Huntington school bus, and an Attorney General's car leaves four in the hospital

Our newspaper partner, The Lufkin Daily News, is reporting a Huntingtion school bus carrying 28 students was involved in an accident with two vehicles. One of those vehicles was from the Texas Attorney General's Office.

UPDATE: Boy hit by car in Tyler

UPDATE-  A Tyler police spokesman says the driver was going 5 to 10 miles per hour when the boy was hit. The 11-year-old was coughing, walked into the car and was hit in the head by the car's mirror.

Bus vandals identified as Kilgore High School students

KILGORE — From Kilgore Police: The Kilgore Police Department has positively identified five Kilgore High School Students as the parties responsible for vandalizing 39 K.I.S.D school buses.

Nacogdoches police investigating infant death

Nacogdoches, TX — Our news partner the Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel reports, the Nacogdoches Police Department is investigating the death of an infant after an autopsy revealed trauma.

Carthage woman sentenced to more than 11 years for meth charges

TYLER, Texas – A 44-year-old Carthage, Texas woman has been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today

Hudson family posts ultimate no-trespassing sign

HUDSON — “Try to break into this house again, your head will be blown off!” warns a sign, in capital letters, in 71-year-old Claudia Holland’s front yard off state Highway 94 west.