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Gregg County Jail policy shift on medication may affect lawsuit

A policy controlling prescription drug use in the Gregg County Jail was quietly changed on the day in 2011 that an inmate lawsuit that produced a $1.9 million settlement was filed.

VIOLENCE BEHIND BARS: A tie to mental illness

The most violent prisons in the Texas state system share a common factor: They house a high proportion of mentally ill inmates.

Family of 5 found dead inside Texas home

A family of five was found dead inside a house near Rice, Texas, on Sunday night, authorities said. That's just south of Dallas. Navarro County sheriff's deputies found the bodies of two adults and three children inside.

Firearms, tools stolen from Cherokee Co. house

Cherokee County authorities are asking for any information about a burglary that happened in early September.

1-year-old dies after being backed over in Smith Co.; Authorities investigating

The Smith County Sheriff's office is investigating the death of a Chapel Hill baby who was reportedly backed over with a car in a driveway.

Ohio State QB named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week

Ohio State quarterback, Kenny Guiton, has been selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the fourth week of the college football season.

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO: Thieves steal mobile phones in Lufkin

Lufkin Crime Stoppers are looking for two thieves who stole mobile phones from a Lufkin Department store.

TYLER POLICE: 500 block of Baxter temporarily closed for repairs

The Tyler Police Department has announced a temporary road closure. The 500 Block of Baxter Street will be closed for the next five to seven hours for repairs.

Gregg Co. lifts burn ban

According to Gregg County Judge, Bill Stoudt, the burn ban for Gregg County has been lifted.