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UT-Tyler rises 7 spots in U.S. News and World Report rankings

The U.S. News and World Report America’s Best Colleges survey has again recognized The University of Texas at Tyler as one of the leading public Texas universities, President Rodney H. Mabry announced.

Cornyn demands disarming Syria of bioweapons

U.S. Senator John Cornyn of Texas, sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, Friday, urging him to include bioweapons in the negotiations on disarming the Assad regime of chemical weapons. 

Veterans Service Office will be closed Sept.16-20

The Smith County Veterans Service Office will be closed Monday, September 16 through Friday, September 20, 2013, to attend semi-annual training conducted by Texas Veterans Commission and Veteran Affairs.

Former dance studio owners, alleged child molesters now charged with having child porn

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington, has brought additional charges to the former dance studio couple who were arrested last week on child

TX high school employee killed in school parking lot, estranged husband in standoff with police

According to the Katy Independent School District, an employee was shot and killed, Friday morning, in one of the high school parking lots.

White Oak football team taking donations for military at Friday night game

When the White Oak Roughnecks take the field Friday night against Spring Hill, fans may not immediately recognize the uniforms.

Mobile home burns to ground in Upshur County

Fire crews are investigating why an Upshur County mobile home burned to the ground Friday morning. According to the Upshur County fire officials, they received a call for help shortly after 9 a.m.

Numerous vehicle's windows, mirrors broken overnight in southeast Tyler

Numerous vehicles have been reported vandalized Friday morning in the southeast part of Tyler. Police were first made aware of the situation when an alert resident heard a car window smashed in the early hours.

Car slams into Shreveport school bus head-on; 1 critically injured

One person was taken to a local hospital Friday morning after their car slammed into a school bus in southwest Shreveport. The accident occurred near the intersection of Mansfield Road and Jewella Avenue at around 7:30 a.m.

FOX51 speaks with Bullard ISD over allegations their students attacked White Oak mascot

An investigation has been launched regarding an incident that occurred at the Bullard/White Oak varsity football game, Friday, September 6.