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TX school district gets SWAT team for added school safety

Edinburg CISD is bulking up their school police force by adding in a SWAT team.

Report: Weather caused plane crash carrying East Texans

The Angel Fire, NM, plane accident that killed members of the Verhalen family, of Marshall, was caused by windy weather, according to a preliminary report recently released by the National Transportation Safety Board.

City of Tyler calls for artists, photographers

The Delta Sigma Theta, Tyler Alumnae Chapter, will partner with the City of Tyler’s Parks and Recreation Department to host an art and photography exhibit at the Glass Recreation Center

Wanted ETX murder suspects caught in Houston

Houston authorities arrested two suspects wanted in connection with an East Texas murder Sunday night.

Larry Krantz talks Spring Break DWI's

Larry Krantz from TXDOT talks to Ben about Spring Break DWI issues and a program they have in place to help curb young people from driving drunk.

Aspirin cuts melanoma risk, study finds

Aspirin has long been known to provide multiple health benefits: Pain relief, heart attack prevention, and possible prevention of several kinds of cancers.

Schumer calls proposed knife rules a distraction for TSA

Sen. Charles Schumer, saying he sees few tangible benefits for passengers, called Sunday on the Transportation Security Administration to reverse its decision to allow small pocketknives on airplanes.

Pet frogs carrying Salmonella make kids sick

Raw meat is a notorious Salmonella carrier. It can also be found on unclean kitchen counters. An investigation published this week in the journal of Pediatrics suggests we should also look for the deadly bacteria in pet frogs.

Jazz up pizza night at home

(StatePoint) Pizza is a staple for many, but with a simple twist and the collaboration of the entire family, making pizza at home can turn a pizza night into a much-anticipated night of fun for the entire family.

Authorities release video of 'persons of interest' in ETX murder

Authorities have released surveillance video of two people who are considered "persons of interest" in the murder of David James Cherry.