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Texas House Passes Transportation Legislation

This evening, the Texas House of Representatives passed two pivotal pieces of transportation legislation, HB1 and SJR1.

Nichols pleased with Legislature's passage of transportation funding bill

On August 5, 2013, the Texas Legislature passed the SJR 1, the bill that will create a constitutional amendment to dedicate up to 50 percent of all oil and gas severance taxes currently transferred to the Economic Stabilization Fund to the stat

David Dewhurst congratulations Texas legislature on Rainy Day Fund

Lt. Governor, David Dewhurst, congratulated the Texas Legislature for approving a plan to fund road construction while protecting a robust balance in the state's Economic Stabilization Fund, also known as the Rainy Day Fund.

Wood Co. officials seeking information leading to arrests in 'smash and grab' burglaries

Wood County Crime Stoppers is seeking information regarding recent “smash and grab” vehicle burglaries. The most recent event occurred July 31, 2013, between 4:45 p.m., and 5:45 pm.

ETX native, Dempsey, returns to MLS

It's official, the United States Men's National Team captain and Nacogdoches native, Clint Dempsey, has made his way back to Major League Soccer.

ETX couple indicted for conspiracy, health care fraud

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced that a Center, Texas couple, now living in Elgin, Texas, and a Center, Texas man have been indicted on charges of conspiracy and health care fraud in the Eastern District of Texas.

REPORT: Nelson Cruz to accept 50-game suspension for involvement with Biogenesis case

According to Dallas media reports, Texas Rangers outfielder, Nelson Cruz, has decide to accept his 50-game suspension for his involvement in a Biogenesis case.

REPORT: More allegations come out against Heisman winner, Manziel

As if Tyler native and Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel, needed anymore bad publicity this summer, another autograph broker has come out Monday morning saying Manziel was paid for signing autographs.

Reward increased for TX most wanted sex offender

The reward for John Michael Enard, 59, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August.

Manhunt underway for double-homicide suspect in Angelina County

A manhunt is underway for a double-murder suspect in Angelina County.