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Smith Co. wide clean up to begin July 15

Starting Monday, July 15 Smith County citizens can bring trash and bulky items to the Greenwood Farms Landfill for free.

No love for 'Stan the Man'

If you don't know who Stan Musial is, you can doze off for a minute. Stan "The man" Musial was the man for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team.

City sales tax figures up 4.67 percent

Information from the Texas Comptroller indicates that City of Tyler sales tax revenues deposited for the month of July have grown 4.67 percent as compared to July 2012, resulting in a cumulative fiscal year-to-date increase of 3.99 percent.

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