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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.

Kindergartner's gun injures 3 at Houston school

A pistol brought to Ross Elementary School by a 6-year-old kindergarten student fell to the cafeteria floor and discharged today, slightly injuring three children, a Houston school district spokesman said.

Monday wildfire update

Texas Forest Service Evening Fire Update Monday, April 18, 2011 Yesterday, Texas Forest Service responded to 20 new fires for 6,409 acres. Texas Forest Service has responded to 8 new fires today.

Longview police canine officer wins award

Longview Canine Officer Kirby DeLoach recently attended a week long National Narcotics Detector Dog Conference and training Seminar held in Angleton, Texas.

Fatal accident on Hwy. 64 near Chapel Hill

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County officials have identified the victim of the Chapel Hill accident as a 53-year old Tyler woman. Pending notification of family, her name will not be released.