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Gov. Perry appoints new Kaufman Co. DA

Governor Rick Perry has appointed Erleigh Norville Wiley of Forney as Kaufman County District Attorney for a term to expire at the next general election.

Rep. Gohmert to serve as keynote speaker at LeTourneau commencement

LeTourneau University’s commencement will feature U. S. House Rep.

Tyler house explosion victim still in critical condition

Tyler, TX (FOX 51) — Mr. Jose Juanchi-Pineda, the victim of the house explosion that happened on Wednesday, April 3, in the 1400 block of  East Souteast Loop 323, remains in critical condition at a Dallas hospital.

Power outages in East Texas

East Texas (FOX 51) — Many people are without power in East Texas due to storms moving through the area. As of 3:00 on Wednesday afternoon, there are an estimated 900 housholds without power.

Upshur Co. man sentenced to 80 yrs for exposing himself to child

On Wednseday, the Sixth Court of Appeals in Texarkana upheld an Upshur County jury's conviction and sentencing of 80 years in prison against a Gilmer man.

Winona Police Chief speaks out on house fire

According to Chief Bryan Richards of the Winona Police Department, the house fire that took place on Sunday, April 7, 2013, is still under investigation with the Winona Police Department and the Smith County Fire Marshall's O

Kilgore man guilty of transformer theft

A Kilgore man was indicted on Monday in the Fourth Judicial District Court. Franklin Ragan, 43, was charged by indictment with theft.

Wood Co. Sheriff's Office seeks information on smash, grab burglaries

The Wood County Sheriff's Office is investigating a string of "smash and grab" burglaries in the areas of Lake Brenda, Lake Lydia and Clear Lakes areas.

Tyler PD to host auto theft prevention event

The Tyler Police Department and East Texas Auto Theft Task Force will conduct a V.I.N etching and H.E.A.T registration on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., in the Hasting’s parking lot located at 4015 South Broadway, from 10:00 a.m.

Tyler PD announces public online reporting option

On Wednesday, the Tyler Police Department announced it will be providing a new online police reporting option for the public.