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UPDATE: Smith County Sheriff officials searching for other suspect in shooting

  UPDATE: Lt. Goecking with Smith County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that there was a shooting just outside of Tyler on Saturday, June 8, 2013.

Texas actress first accuses husband, but she's arrested in ricin case

A Texas actress in a troubled marriage was arrested and charged Friday in connection with ricin-tainted letters that were mailed last month to President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, authorities said.

Thieves steal lemon tree leaving a sour taste in the mouth of the owner

It's been said, "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade." But how do you make a sour situation sweeter when someone steals your lemon tree?

Court set to rule on race in college admissions

Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin, and both claimed race was a primary reason for their rejection.

West High School students come together to commemorate their next step

Weeks after an explosion rocked their city, the graduating class of West High School came together to commemorate their next step.

Two arrested for mud hogging on city property

Lufkin Police arrested two people early Friday for trespassing and mud hogging on city property.

Nacogdoches PD arrests 2 for crystal meth after traffic stop

Two men are in custody and are charged with the possession of over 5 ounces of crystal methamphetamine.

DSHS and local health department bring free medical care to ETX

The Texas Department of State Health Services is joining with local partners to bring free medical care to uninsured residents of East Texas next week.

BREAKING: Longview manhunt over, suspect caught, identified

UPDATE (12:51 p.m.): Longview Police tell KETK the suspect, Jason Brod, has been caught and is now in custody.

Astros take Appel with #1 pick

The Astros selected Mark Appel with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday’s 2013 MLB amateur draft.