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ETX officials recover several pounds of K-2

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office has confiscated several pounds of synthetic marijuana known as K-2, that was surrendered by two area stores.

Fired Longview officer to receive award from governor

A former Longview police officer fired after an on-the-job injury resulted in her missing more than a year of full-time duty has returned to police work and will be recognized this week by Gov. Rick Perry.

If the NSA can hack your bank account, who else can?

Revelations that the National Security Agency can break through web site encryptions and access huge amounts of personal data has raised questions about how safe our day-to-day financial dealings really are.

67 year old man sentenced to 35 years for raping son's prom date

A 67-year-old who was convicted by a jury in August of having raped his son's prom date was sentenced, Monday, to 35 years in prison.

Fire, police departments on scene of natural gas leak at Smith Co. Jail construction site, courthouse being evacuated

According to Smith County Public Information Officer, John Moore, the fire department and Tyler Police Department are on scene of a natural gas leak and the construction site of the Smith County Jail.

ETX woman arrested, indicted on 3 counts of abandoning, endangering child

The Crockett Police Department has located a suspect who, in February 2013, allegedly left her children unattended in her car. Maria Espinosa, was originally arrested and charged with theft.

Burn ban issued for Van Zandt Co.

According to the Van Zandt County Fire Marshal, Van Zandt County has been palced under a burn ban. Van Zandt County now joins multiple other counties in implementing burn bans.

VIDEO: TX neighborhood watchman now suspected serial rapist

Police have identified a suspect in one of a series of sex assaults in a Dallas neighborhood. Authorities say DNA evidence connects Van Dixson to one of the rapes.

BREAKING: Pine Tree AD, head coach expected to be reinstated although no official word from PTISD

According to Smoaky.com, multiple sources are reporting the Pine Tree Independent School District has decided to reinstate 

Parts of Hollytree Drive to close September 16-20 for construction

Due to construction, Hollytree Drive from West Grande Boulevard to Royal Oak Drive will be closed to traffic Sept. 16-20.