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ETX man arrested for driving while intoxicated and possession of dangerous drugs

A Lufkin man is arrested for driving while intoxicated and possession of dangerous drugs. It happened late Saturday morning at 10:57 a.m. in the 1200 block of Mimosa Street.

Texas roller coaster reopens after woman's death

The Texas Giant roller coaster reopened Saturday with improved safety measures and long lines of eager riders, nearly two months after a woman plunged to her death while on the ride.

First Baptist Church to host concert

First Baptist Church in Tyler will host "In the Round Tour" with Bebo Norma, Andrew Peterson, and Sara Groves.

Paula Deen steps out for the first time in three months in Texas

For the first time since controversy over her use of racial slurs, celebrity chef, Paula Deen is stepping out into the public spotlight.

Ingrid now a hurricane in Gulf

Tropical Storm Ingrid strengthened into a hurricane Saturday afternoon, the second of the 2013 season in the Atlantic region, the National Hurricane Center said.

Tiger fans call penalty for fraternity sign mocking Kent State massacre

Fans lined LSU’s campus on Saturday, Sept. 14 for the second home game of the season. However, before the Tigers battled Kent State on the field, some fans were calling for a penalty due to an inappropriate display of team spirit.

Nacogdoches Sheriff's Deputies arrest two men for possession of a controlled substance

Two men are arrested for possession of a controlled substance Friday afternoon. It happened at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop on South Street.

TCU student upset by professor's e-mail

An email from a Texas Christian University professor is raising questions about singling out minority students.

Man dies in auto-pedestrian accident

One man is dead in an auto-pedestrian accident early this morning. It happened around 12:09 a.m. Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 259.

Dallas Police falsely link man to series of rapes

Mistaken for a suspected serial rapist. Last week, Alan Mason was named a person of interest in a series of nine rapes across Texas and put in jail. Then, this week, a DNA test linked a different suspect to the crimes.