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Seatbelts credited for lack of injury in Smith County wreck

No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident in Smith County on Monday morning. It happened at the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 2868 and Smith County Road 178

Delta Kappa Epsilon to Kent State: ‘We apologize to your entire community for the banner’

The LSU chapter of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity issued an apology to the Kent State community. The letter is in response to a sign its members posted on its house during Saturday’s home game.

Missing Shreveport child found in East Texas

A child reported missing last week in west Shreveport has been located safe and sound in East Texas. The child, Matthew Edwin Monie, 6, went missing on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. in the 9000 block of Loan Oak Drive.

Two-vehicle wreck results in multiple injuries in Angelina County

A two vehicle wreck in Angelina County leaves several people with injuries. It happened around 1:00 p.m. Sunday along Highway 103 near the intersection of Watson-Loggins Lane in Angelina County.

ETX man in jail after police find crack cocaine in his pockets

One man is behind bars after being found walking next to a police station with a prohibited substance in his pocket early Sunday morning. It happened around 3:37 a.m. in the 300 block of Shepherd Avenue.

Lufkin Police arrest two for public intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia

Two East Texans are arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. Lufkin Police were called to the 500 block of N. Warren Street at 12:11 a.m. Sunday morning for shots being fired.

ETX man arrested for driving while intoxicated and possession of dangerous drugs

A Lufkin man is arrested for driving while intoxicated and possession of dangerous drugs. It happened late Saturday morning at 10:57 a.m. in the 1200 block of Mimosa Street.

Texas roller coaster reopens after woman's death

The Texas Giant roller coaster reopened Saturday with improved safety measures and long lines of eager riders, nearly two months after a woman plunged to her death while on the ride.

First Baptist Church to host concert

First Baptist Church in Tyler will host "In the Round Tour" with Bebo Norma, Andrew Peterson, and Sara Groves.

Paula Deen steps out for the first time in three months in Texas

For the first time since controversy over her use of racial slurs, celebrity chef, Paula Deen is stepping out into the public spotlight.