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Salad eaten at restaurants in Iowa, Nebraska blamed for illness outbreak

Diners at Red Lobster and Olive Garden restaurants in Iowa and Nebraska caught an intestinal illness tied to a rare type of parasite after eating salad mix that came from Mexico, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday.

ETX man shoots himself while trying to sell his gun

Around 10:30 a.m., Whitehouse Police were called to the scene of Action Pawn in Whitehouse for a shooting. On arrival, Police found a man shot in the leg.

FEMA announces extra aid for Texas town decimated by blast

 The Obama administration has issued a disaster declaration for the Texas town hit by fertilizer plant blasts in April.

Judge allows evidence of Fort Hood suspect's Web searches on jihad

 A military court judge ruled Friday that the prosecutors may use as evidence Maj. Nidal M.

ETX man arrested for evading arrest, possession of drugs, theft of firearm

An East Texas man faces jail time after being found with a stolen firearm and evading arrest.

Original Texas Tech 'Masked Rider' dies at 81

When he rode onto the field at the Gator Bowl in 1954, Joe Kirk Fulton had no idea that Texas Tech’s Masked Rider would eventually be recognized by The Associated Press as one of the top ten coolest college mascots.

3 men arrested in ETX after $22,000 worth of marijuana seized

Three men are in custody in Nacogdoches and are charged with felony possession of marijuana.

Total Healthcare in Tyler closes its doors August 2nd

Total Healthcare in Tyler will no longer see patients after Friday, August 2nd. According to a sign on the door of the facility, the clinic closed its doors for good at 4:00 p.m., on Friday.

TABC completes investigation into Dallas club, former Cowboy Josh Brent

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) has completed its investigation into the incident that occurred on December 8, 2012, involving former Dallas Cowboy player Josh Brent.

Longview pair used elderly man's cane to beat him, another man

A Longview man and woman were arrested Thursday after police said they beat a 76-year-old man and then a 56-year-old man with the elder man’s wooden cane, sending both victims to the hospital.