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Gregg Co. lawyer sentenced for mail fraud

A 55-year-old Longview, Texas lawyer has been sentenced to federal prison for mail fraud in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

AMBER ALERT CANCELED: Harris Co. child found safe, dad in custody

UPDATE (4:48 p.m.): According to KHOU, the Amber Alert has been canceled. The child has been found and the dad is in custody.  

UT Health Northeast microbiologist honored for her excellence by national society

Barbara Brown-Elliott, MS, supervisor of the internationally known Mycobacteria/Nocardia Laboratory at UT Health Northeast, received the 2013 Scherago-Rubin Award from the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) on Sunday, May 19, 2013, during

Rangers send down Burns, call up Wolf

The Texas Rangers announced prior to today’s game that the club has purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Ross Wolf (#55) from Triple-A Round Rock.

National writer rips Houston as Super Bowl pick

It took all of 10 minutes before we saw the first national writer blast the NFL’s decision to give Houston Super Bowl LI in 2017.

Copeland introduced as UT-Tyler men's basketball coach

Jamon Copeland has been named the third head coach of The University of Texas at Tyler men’s basketball program, Dr. Howard Patterson, vice president for student affairs and director of athletics, has announced.

1 dead, 3 children injured after 3 vehicle crash in ETX

Trooper Jean Dark with the Smith County DPS tells FOX51 there has been a three-vehicle wreck involving a school bus in Wills Point. The school bus collided with a truck and car at FM 751 in North Wills Point.

'Protection of Texas Children Act' passes Senate

On Wednesday, Texas State Representative Jason Villalba (District 114) announced that House Bill 1009, the Protection of Texas Children Act, was passed by the Senate.

Smith Co. Sheriff's Office seeks help in locating theft, fraud suspect

The Smith County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Angel Fuentes Salgado, 24. On March 19, Salgado was terminated as an employee from Servpro, located on FM 2493.

Ex-pastor pleads guilty to online solicitation of minor

A former pastor pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of online solicitation of a minor as the punishment phase of his trial began in the 71st District Court.