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2 dead, child critically injured in ETX boating accident

Two people are dead and one child is injured after a Monday night boating accident in Wood County. The wreck happened around 8:40 p.m., last night when two boats collided on Lake Fork.

Tyler PD releases 4th of July advisories

The Tyler Police Department has released the following advisories for the Fourth of July through the weekend:  

FUMC Mineola to hold free gospel concert July 12

First United Methodist Church Sanctuary is proud to present a talented singer who has a five-octave range.  Miles Pike’s powerful voice has amazed and inspired listeners all around the nation.

ETX man sentenced to life for 2012 Coffee City murder

A East Texas man is sentenced to life today for a 2012 murder. Jackie Martez Guthrie, 23, of Frankston was sentenced to life in the prison last month after pleading guilty to the July 2012 death of Chantel Barrett.

Reward increased for Texas Most Wanted fugitive

The reward for a Texas Most Wanted fugitive has increased to $17,500. Any information leading to the arrest of Ernesto Alonso Garcia, 30, will be given the $17,500 reward if the tip comes in during the month of July.

Hey Mr. President, what about us?

I'm confused by this. The President is over in Africa worried about their energy problem. He's worried about the energy program on another continent.

Semi truck dangles off of I-10 for hours Monday morning

A semi truck carrying a truckload of ice cream slid off of I-10 and was hanging from an overpass for several hours Monday morning.

DMV provides tips to protect your vehicle during 'Watch Your Car Month'

— The Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA), part of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), reports that auto theft in Texas has decreased 61 percent since 1991.

Henderson Co. Child Welfare Board assisting children in foster care

So what happens when a child is taken into foster care but isn’t allowed to take their belongings with them? Well, if they are able to take anything it is placed in storage.