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Prosecutor in Bernie Tiede’s case to speak at showing of film

Thursday, May 23, Danny “Buck” Davidson, the Panola County District Attorney in the Bernie Tiede murder case, will speak at Liberty Hall before the showing of the 2011 film, “Bernie.”

Tyler Councilmen sworn into office today

Two Tyler councilmen were sworn into office today. Today in their regularly scheduled meeting, the Tyler City Council welcomed two new councilmen, Ed Moore who represents District 3 and John Nix who represents District 6.

ETX man sentenced 50 months in prison for drug trafficking violations

A Gregg County man was sentenced to 50 months in prison for methamphetamines violations.

Smith Co. residents sentenced for methamphetamine violations

Two Smith County, Texas residents have been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Federal grand jury returns multiple ETX indictments

A federal grand jury returned multiple indictments today charging individuals with separate federal crimes in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Henderson Co. man gets 4 life sentences for aggravated sexual assault of a child

There was more than one storm brewing Tuesday night as a Henderson County Jury of eight women and four men handed down four life sentences and one 20 year sentence to Danny Ray Lusk, 37 of Kemp.

Moore, OK donations in Tyler area

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is collecting items to tak to Moore, OK, on Friday, May 24, 2013.

Gregg Co. lawyer sentenced for mail fraud

A 55-year-old Longview, Texas lawyer has been sentenced to federal prison for mail fraud in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

AMBER ALERT CANCELED: Harris Co. child found safe, dad in custody

UPDATE (4:48 p.m.): According to KHOU, the Amber Alert has been canceled. The child has been found and the dad is in custody.  

UT Health Northeast microbiologist honored for her excellence by national society

Barbara Brown-Elliott, MS, supervisor of the internationally known Mycobacteria/Nocardia Laboratory at UT Health Northeast, received the 2013 Scherago-Rubin Award from the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) on Sunday, May 19, 2013, during