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Nacogdoches Co. Sheriff files charges against alleged con man

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of a Sugarland, Texas, man for allegedly conning East Texans out of salvaged metal.

4 East Texans indicted, arrested in cattle theft

 Four East Texans were indicted earlier this month by a grandy jury for their roles in the alleged theft of a cow from a neighboring rancher in Panola County.

Amber Alert canceled after story found to be hoax

The Galveston Police Department has canceled an Amber Alert issued Friday for a missing child after it was learned the story was a hoax.

Texas teen posing as 6th grader arrested for child porn

In Texas, a teenager is suspected of recruiting children at an elementary school for an admitted sex abuser. Arturo Castrellon remembers the sob story he said Randy Wesson told him when Wesson and Richard Lugo moved in next door.

Robber holds up Jacksonville business

 The Jacksonville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a local businnes.

Doctor shoots ex getting items from home in Texas murder-suicide

El Paso Police have identified the two people involved in what they believe was a murder-suicide in the Eastridge neighborhood in east El Paso Thursday morning.

3 Shreveport men found with pot, guns in East Texas

Deputies arrested three Shreveport men Thursday afternoon after a search of their vehicle led to the discovery of a large amount of marijuana and guns.

First Sharelunker of the season hauled in at East Texas lake

 David Roulston of Frisco kicked off the current Toyota ShareLunker season with his catch of a 13.88-pound largemouth bass from Lake Fork November 20.

John Tyler High School library book returned 39 years overdue

John Tyler High School librarian Laura Russell received a special package in the mail recently. Opening the package, she removed the contents that were carefully wrapped in tissue paper.

2 students taken to hospital after bus, truck collision

 An East Texas school bus was involved in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning. According to the Texarkana Texas Police Department, officers responded to the wreck at the intersection of Pierre and Tucker around 8:15 a.m.