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Tyler ISD school bus involved in accident

A Tyler ISD school bus carrying 8 students was involved in a minor accident Friday afternoon. A vehicle ran a stop sign and struck the bus while in route.

VIDEO: TX HS athlete's show of faith costs team trip to state championships

A high school track runner's gesture at the finish line cost his team a trip to the state championships. School officials say he broke an excessive celebration rule when he pointed to the sky after his win.

Black bear gets comfortable in man's truck

A bear managed to get inside a California man's truck, but couldn't figure out how to get out!

Lobos talk about first postseason since '08

Longview’s postseason plans came down the wire at the end of the 2013 regular season. But the Lobos prevailed, topping North Mesquite, 3-0, in a play-in game to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

Patriots have home field advantage for ASC tournament

2013 ASC Baseball Championship Tournament Championship Round May 3-5, 2013 at UT Tyler’s Irwin Field FRIDAY

CBP: Drugs found stashed in plaster decorations

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the El Paso port of entry said they seized 591 pounds of marijuana Wednesday.

TX 'Most Wanted' sex offender captured

Noah Earl Allen Jr., 45, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Wednesday in San Antonio. Allen has a violent criminal history and was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender.

Homemade bomb found in Austin

A homemade bomb was found outside a business complex in Austin, Texas, authorities said, speculating that it might have been anything from a crude experiment to a dry run for something bigger and more deadly.

DPS urges motorists to use caution around motorcyclists

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers on Texas roadways to use extra caution around motorcycles as part of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month, which is observed during the month of May.

Local legal association to honor outsanding attorneys, students

The Smith County Bar Association and Smith County Bar Foundation join together to announce the local attorneys and students who will be honored at the upcoming Law Day 2013 luncheon.