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TX man sentenced in area armored car robberies

Walter Keitric Freeman, 24, of Houston, has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction in the robbery and attempted robbery of two armored cars operating in and around Houston, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced toda

ETX man held on assault, kidnapping charges

A Kilgore man was held Tuesday in the Gregg County Jail on multiple charges, including aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful restraint.

VIDEO: TX man arrested for making 'gun' hand gestures in movie theater

Police in Bryan, Texas arrested a man who they say was pointing his hand like a gun and prenteding to shoot into a crowded movie theater. The 54-year-old man now faces a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge.

BREAKING: Smith Co. Patrol Deputy arrested for drug trafficking

Smith County Patrol Deputy has been arrested for drug trafficking. According to officials, Kimbrick Jones, was arrested Wednesday at the Smith County Jail.

POLICE: 'We're smashing windows'

Texas officials are taking matters into their own hands with a new practice of smashing windows this summer.

Van Zandt Co. finds 89 sex offenders in compliance with laws, 16 moved without proper notification

Van Zandt County Criminal District Attorney Chris Martin and Van Zandt County Sheriff Michael Lindsey Ray report a county wide sex offender compliance check was conducted on Wednesday in order to verify registration compliance on the county&rsq

FEMA awards nearly $48 million to TX for firefighting costs

More than $47.9 million was recently awarded to the state of Texas by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for reimbursement of expenses to fight the wildfires that burned in 168 counties and destroyed more than 1.3 million acres of l

Smith County officials arrest 10 for DWI, BWI over holiday weekend

The Tyler Police Department implemented the "No-Refusal DWI Campaign" over the July 4th holiday weekend.

Railroad Commissioner recognizes Tyler for natural gas vehicle use

Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter recognized the City of Tyler for its use of natural gas vehicles Wednesday by presenting a check for $142,761 at the Tyler City Council meeting.

City of Tyler commits to location for hotel, conference center

At their regularly scheduled meeting held today, the Tyler City Council voted to approve a reimbursement development agreement with The Retail Connection for public land and public improvements.