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Texas Top 10 Sex Offender arrested in Kansas

Jose Juan Sandoval, last seen in El Paso, was apprehended after a DPS crime analyst tracked him to Topeka, Kansas. A DPS Criminal Investigations agent contacted authorities in Kansas and Sandoval was arrested yesterday.

Lufkin truck driver dies in Pennsylvania accident

A Lufkin truck driver died in an accident Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 78 in Greenwich Township, Pa.

Some schools banning "i heart boobies" bracelets

TYLER — A recent federal judge's ruling in Pennsylvania allows public school students in that state to wear bracelets that say "i heart boobies."

Downtown Tyler parking: business owners want more spots

TYLER — The City of Tyler makes more than $100,000 every year on tickets for unpaid parking meters. Business owners in the heart of Tyler say it's pushing away customers.

Wednesday wildfire update

Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to13 fires for 1,035 acres. Today the Texas Forest Service responded to 4 new calls for assistance from local fire departments. New Fires:

Accident involving mobile home transport in Tyler, lanes reduced

TYLER — Officials say the accident happened around 10:45 a.m. when a mobile home being transported hit a crossbar and caused the trailer to tip over into the roadway.

Motorcyclist crashes bike into street sweeper

TYLER — One person is being tended to by an EMS crew after they crashed their motorcycle into a street sweeper Wednesday morning.

Longview officials open one lane on interstate after morning big rig fire

LONGVIEW — Longview officials have reopened one lane of traffic on the interstate following Tuesday morning's big rig fire.

National gas protest set

Monday gas jumped three cents, and here in Texas we're getting closer to four dollars a gallon. AAA says the nanional average is now 3.77 per gallon, that's a hike of more than twenty cents over the past month.

Hallsville superintendent takes leave of absence

HALLSVILLE- A Hallsville school board meeting ends with the superintendent taking a leave of absence. Hallsville ISD superintendent Greg Wright made the request after Monday night;s board of trustee's meeting.