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CBP: Drugs found stashed in plaster decorations

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the El Paso port of entry said they seized 591 pounds of marijuana Wednesday.

TX 'Most Wanted' sex offender captured

Noah Earl Allen Jr., 45, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Wednesday in San Antonio. Allen has a violent criminal history and was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender.

Homemade bomb found in Austin

A homemade bomb was found outside a business complex in Austin, Texas, authorities said, speculating that it might have been anything from a crude experiment to a dry run for something bigger and more deadly.

DPS urges motorists to use caution around motorcyclists

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers on Texas roadways to use extra caution around motorcycles as part of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month, which is observed during the month of May.

Local legal association to honor outsanding attorneys, students

The Smith County Bar Association and Smith County Bar Foundation join together to announce the local attorneys and students who will be honored at the upcoming Law Day 2013 luncheon.

ET Food Bank, Darden Restaurants partner to feed East Texans

The East Texas Food Bank announces today it has been selected to receive a $6,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable are of Darden Restaurants, Inc.

AMBER ALERT: 2 Central Texas girls missing, last seen in Kingsland, TX

Authorities have issued Amber Alerts for Savannah Sloan, 13, and Misty Sloan, 15.

TX man arrested for fleeing police, armed with 2 stolen guns

A Texas man was arrested after he allegedly fled from deputies while armed with two guns he stole from a home during a recent burglary.

Police: Longview man could be paralyzed after hit by vehicle driven by wife

A Longview man could be paralyzed after being hit by a car police said was driven by his wife.

More than 20 teens issued citations at weekend pasture party in Hallsville

More than 20 teens were given citations for possessing or drinking alcohol after authorities responded Sunday to call about a pasture party in Hallsville.