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Smith Co. Sheriff's Office: 1 dead in shooting off HWY 64 West

A shooting off 64 West leaves one man dead in the 100 block of Patton. Officials tell FOX 51, the shooting involved two men. One died and one is in custody for questioning but has not been arrested.

Southern Outlaw Promotions, Texas Young Guns collecting donations for Moore, OK tornado victims

Southern Outlaw Promotions and Texas Young Guns are teaming up to collect donations for the victims of the devestating tornadoes in Moore, Oklahoma. Please bring items to the following locations:

Tyler PD to participate in 'Click it or Ticket' campaign

Tyler Officers once again will be participating in the Click It or Ticket enforcement program. Officers will be stopping violators for not wearing their seat belts from May 20th through June 2nd, 2013.

DPS increases patrols for Memorial Day weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe.

Man kills armed attacker in downtown Houston shootout

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Two were wounded and one was killed during a shootout Saturday morning in downtown Houston.

UPDATE: Man involved in Longview Police chase, shooting identified

UPDATE (Tuesday) - The Texas Rangers have identified the man involved in Longview shooting late Monday night. Longview Police received reports of multiple hit and run accidents on Highway 80 near the hospital.

Multiple injuries in police shooting in Longview

Highway 80 is shut down after a shooting between a police officer and a hispanic male. Officials with the Longview Police Department tell KETK that two people are injured after a shooting.

Severe storms expected tomorrow afternoon and evening

Severe storms are expected tomorrow afternoon and evening. Chief Meteorologist, Scott Chesner, says that there will be no severe weather tonight, but to be ready for severe storms tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night.

Harlingen police seize $7.5 million in marijuana

Harlingen police have seized five tons of marijuana at a local shipping warehouse. On Friday, May 17, police patrolling the 6000 block of West Expressway 83 noticed suspicious activity at a local shipping warehouse.

Precautionary recall issued for pre-packaged Texas gulf shrimp

Galveston Shrimp Company has issued a precautionary voluntary recall of its pre-packaged Texas Gulf Shrimp due to foreign material found in a bag. The pre-packaged bags are shipped to HEB Stores.