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Tax help for those in need

LONGVIEW, TX --- The Greater Longview United Way opened the VITA site on Tuesday, Jan. 25th. This is our fourth year of operation.

Three arrested in Rusk County drug bust

Henderson, TX --- On Thursday, January 27, 2011, at approximately 6:50pm, the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Unit along with the Henderson Police Department Tactical Unit executed a search warrant at the residence of Don Paul Hayne

Authorities concerned about possible "war on cops"

TYLER - After recent shooting sprees nationwide, that have left 11 officers shot, authorities are worried a new "war on cops" is on the rise. It's January, and already 14 police officers have been killed in the line of duty.

Churches on the brink

According to some, the real estate and foreclosure crisis hasn’t peaked yet. And some experts are saying the next wave of victims may be churches.

City of Tyler appoints new fire chief

At the City Council meeting Jan. 26, City Manager Mark McDaniel announced the appointment of Tyler’s new fire chief, Tim Johnson.

Toyota Recall

The Associated Press reports, the auto-giant Toyota is recalling over 1.7 million Lexus cars worldwide for fuel leaks. No accidents are suspected to be related to the problem.

DPS offering anmensty for outstanding fees

Texans whose driver licenses have been suspended for failing to pay state-mandated surcharges are urged to take advantage of a one-time payment amnesty from Jan. 17 to April 17, 2011.

High-risk sex offender escapes custody in Houston

DPS is searching for a high-risk sex offender who escaped from a Houston halfway house earlier this evening.

COMING TONIGHT AT 9: Sleeping with your pet could be hazardous to your health

TYLER - A new survey shows sleeping with pets could be dangerous to your health. According to the report 60% of Americans have a pet and anywhere between 14% to 62% of pet owners let dogs and cats sleep with them.

Meadow Lake senior community opens in Tyler

TYLER - The Meadow Lake Senior Living Community sits on 92 acres of land in Tyler. Executive Director Robin Baschnagel says East Texans 55 and older can live in a resort-style facility with either independent or assisted living.