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UPDATE: Smith Co. deputies recover property from Jan. 2012 theft

Sixteen months after a Tyler church congregation lost a BBQ pit to theft, the Smith County Sheriff's Office has recovered the item, valued at $7,000.

2 ETX men arrested in nationwide sex offender sweep by US Marshals

Tuesday, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) concluded Operation Guardian, a three-year, national initiativespecifically targeting the country’s most dangerous noncompliant sex offenders.

Gilmer man gets life in prison for sexual assault of child

On Monday, Robert Karl Nunley, 47, was sentenced to life in prison for the aggravated sexual assault of a child. On April 16, Nunley plead guilty to sexual assault charges and waived a jury trial.

Upshur Co. man sentenced to 60 years in prison for murdering sister

On Friday, May 3, the 6th Court of Appeals confirmed an Upshur County jury's verdict and sentence of Glenn Wade Meyers Jr., 56, for murder.

CEOs name TX 'Best State for Business' for 9th straight year

More than 700 top CEOs around the nation are ranking Texas as the best state to do business for the ninth year in a row in Chief Executive magazine’s annual Best and Worst States survey.

Uncle arrested in murder of 16-year-old ETX girl

A man has been arrested as the prime suspect in the killing of his 16-year-old niece. Michael Vincent Moore, 57, of Grand Prairie, was arrested Monday night on capital murder charges of Alicia Moore.

Texas Asthma Camp for Kids offers 1 week-long session of fun from June 23-28

Texas Asthma Camp for Kids offers one week-long session of fun from June 23-28

Nun, two others in federal court for nuclear breach

When an elderly nun and two fellow peace activists walked undetected onto one of the nation's most secure nuclear facilities last year, they wanted to call attention to the dangers of nuclear weapons.

UPDATE: Large fire reported in Tyler

UPDATE: Authorities tell FOX 51, that just after 8:00pm, a woman inside the house on Britton Ave noticed smoke. She ran outside to warn a man who was raking leaves in the yard, but by that point, the house had gone up in flames.

Man dead after accident involving silo structure at ETX asphalt company

A man is dead following an accident at the Jacksonville division of Longview Asphalt Incorporated on Monday,