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Wrong-way crash kills four in south Dallas

Media reports from several Dallas stations are reporting that four people died in a crash on US Highway 175 near Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. in South Dallas shortly after 4:00 a.m. Saturday.

Crews en route to a three-vehicle wreck in Whitehouse

Smith County Dispatch has confirmed with KETK that several crews on en route to a three-vehicle wreck near Whitehouse. It happened around 2:45 p.m. at Highway 69 and Farm to Market Road 346.

Younger stepdaughter testifies again in former deputy’s trial

The youngest of Eddie Nichols’ accusers testified a second time Friday in the indecency with a child trial of the former pastor and Harrison County sheriff’s deputy, saying she recanted from her outcry at one point because she wante

Gregg County JP’s wife indicted on assault charge

A Longview woman accused in the early March shooting of her husband, Gregg County Justice of the Peace Sam Lawson, has been indicted by a grand jury on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadline weapon.

Salad eaten at restaurants in Iowa, Nebraska blamed for illness outbreak

Diners at Red Lobster and Olive Garden restaurants in Iowa and Nebraska caught an intestinal illness tied to a rare type of parasite after eating salad mix that came from Mexico, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday.

ETX man shoots himself while trying to sell his gun

Around 10:30 a.m., Whitehouse Police were called to the scene of Action Pawn in Whitehouse for a shooting. On arrival, Police found a man shot in the leg.

FEMA announces extra aid for Texas town decimated by blast

 The Obama administration has issued a disaster declaration for the Texas town hit by fertilizer plant blasts in April.

Judge allows evidence of Fort Hood suspect's Web searches on jihad

 A military court judge ruled Friday that the prosecutors may use as evidence Maj. Nidal M.

ETX man arrested for evading arrest, possession of drugs, theft of firearm

An East Texas man faces jail time after being found with a stolen firearm and evading arrest.

Original Texas Tech 'Masked Rider' dies at 81

When he rode onto the field at the Gator Bowl in 1954, Joe Kirk Fulton had no idea that Texas Tech’s Masked Rider would eventually be recognized by The Associated Press as one of the top ten coolest college mascots.