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U.S. should lead response to Syrian sarin evidence, Israeli official says

With evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, the United States should take the lead in crafting a response, an Israeli official said Friday.

Tyler PD to have garage sale

The Tyler Police will be having a garage sale on Friday and Saturday, starting at 8:00 a.m. The sale will be at First Christian Church at Broadway and the loop.

TxDOT: MLK overpass to remain closed pending repairs

The Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced they would keep the Martin Luther King overpass closed until further repairs could be made to the structure.

Traffic delays and lane closures on East Hawkins Pkwy

The week of April 29, 2013, East Hawkins Parkway will be under construction from Airline Road to Eastman Road (US 259). Traffic will be reduced to two lanes for street maintenance and overlay work.

TX photographer arrested on 24 counts of child exploitation

A photographer has been arrested on child exploitation charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

VIDEO: Smith Co. PD responds to crash, 5 injured

A wreck in Smith County involving two cars has left five people injured. The wreck occurred at CR 134 at FM 2813.

'Painting with a Twist' to host West fundraiser

Painting with a Twist, an art and social studio in Longview, TX will host a Painting with a Purpose charity event on May 1, 2013 to benefit The Knights of Columbus’ West, Texas Disaster Relief Fund.

Kilgore PD determines March robbery was staged by employees

Kilgore officials have determined through investigation the previously reported robbery at Dr. Sam Fino’s Clinic, at 1711 North Henderson Boulevard, Suite 500, Kilgore, Texas on March 26, 2013 did not occur.

Local baseball teams close out regular season

Heading into the weekend, several area teams have their postseason plans locked in. For others, a lot is riding on their regular season finales.

First college football title game will be played in Arlington

The first national championship game of the playoff era will be held at Cowboys Stadium on Jan. 12, 2015, based on Wednesday’s vote by college administrators in Pasadena, Calif.