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ETX man sentenced to 13 years for drug possession, evading arrest

William Rickey George, 59, of Gun Barrel City, was sentenced to 13 years in the Texas Department of Corrections on July 11, 2013 for Possession of a Controlled Substance and 10 years in the Texas Department of Corrections for Evading Arrest.

5 TX children recovered in nation-wide operation targeting underage prostituion

During the past 72 hours, the FBI; its local, state, and federal law enforcement partners; and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) conducted

ETX man sentenced to 35 years in prison for sexually assaulting child for 6 years

A Chandler man was sentenced to 35 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child for six years.

ETX man arrested for evading arrest, DWI

A Lufkin man was arrested after a short chase for driving while intoxicated and evading arrest.

ETX man wanted for aggravated assault, early July shooting arrested

A Yantis man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a Grand Saline man on July 3rd.

Remembering Kidd Kraddick

On Saturday July 27, syndicated radio host Kidd Kraddick died at age 53. Kraddick first started working in Florida, Utah, and California, but it was not until he moved to Dallas in 1984 that his career took off.

Gregg County spending plan about $800,000 smaller

Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt will lay out a $47 million proposed spending plan for fiscal 2013-14 on Tuesday that’s almost $800,000 smaller than this year’s budget.

UPDATE: Mother and infant hit while crossing the street in Tyler

Tyler Police were called to an accident involving a pedestrian Saturday night. It happened around 8:22 p.m. in the 5800 block of Old Bullard Road.

Texas mom gives birth at a gas station

When an expecting mother says it's time to go, you better listen. One Texas woman told the father-to-be she couldn't make the wait to the hospital and gave birth somewhere else instead.

West EMS students graduate

A new class of emergency medical technicians have graduated in West, Texas, the site of April's deadly fertilizer plant explosion.