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Lufkin man sentenced for robbing ETX post office

A 30-year-old Lufkin man has been sentenced to federal prison for robbing a post office in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Kilgore PD nets 15 DWI arrests in 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Labor Day campaign

The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Labor Day Campaign ended Monday.

TX law enforcement agencies now allowed to sell confiscated guns

A new law now allows law enforcement agencies across Texas to sell guns that have been confiscated to law abiding citizens.

Tyler ISD announces inaugural class of Athletic Hall of Fame

The Tyler Independent School District released the names of the inaugural class for the District’s newly formed Athletic Hall of Fame today during a press conference held in the Davidson Conference Center at Plyler Instructional Complex.

FSU QB named Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week

Florida State's Jameis Winston has been named the Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week after guiding his team to a 41-13 victory at Pittsburgh in Monday night's season-opener.

Baylor women's basketball ranks 4th in national attendance

Baylor women's basketball posted its best-ever NCAA home attendance ranking and Big 12 women's basketball led the nation in average attendance in 2012-13 for the 14th consecutive year, outdistancing the nearest competitor by over 1,000

Amber Alert lifted for 3 Harris Co. boys found safe, mother in custody

The Amber Alert for three Harris County boys has been lifted, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The children and their mother, Vickierae Lopez, who was believed to be suicidal, were found safe in Wichita Falls.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 5800 block of Donnybrook closed for next 4 hours

The Tyler Police Department wants to notify the public of a temporary road closure for Wednesday.

Lufkin Police seek public's help in locating, identifying motorcycle thieves

The Lufkin Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating the person or persons responsible for motorcycle thefts, Tuesday morning.

Sheriff Larry Smith to speak at Smith Co. Republican meeting

Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith will speak to the Smith County Republican Club, Thursday, September 12. The meeting will be held at Traditions Restaurant, 6205 South Broadway in Tyler.