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AMBER ALERT: Man wanted for Dallas teen abduction

The Texas Department of Transportation has issued an Amber Alert for a Dallas teenager. According to DPS officials, Aron Lavon Jones, 16, was kidnapped by Tarvarus Stuckey, 24.

Authorities respond to theft, arrest 4 for public intoxication

Following a theft complaint on Monday, the Trinity Police Department arrested four suspects and charged them with public intoxication.

Smith County man arrested after standoff involving children

Bullard, TX (FOX 51) — After a standoff lasting several hours, Smith County Sheriff officials and Bullard Police officers arrested Justin Dewayne Davis, 29, in the 21000 block of CR 145, just outside the Bullard city limits.

Officials: Cartels biggest threat to Texans

The Department of Public Safey has released the 2013 Texas Public Safety Threat Overview. The document is a state intelligence review that recognizes public safety threats to Texas.

Former ETX investigator pleads guilty to theft of federal funds

A former senior investigator with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission faces up to 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to theft of federal funds in East Texas.

Louisiana man defrauds ETX businesses, sells fake newspaper ads

A Minden man was transferred to Caddo Correctional Center for allegedly selling bogus newspaper ads in the area.

Rick Scott: Florida to be better 'braggers' than Texas

Gov. Rick Scott in Florida has a message for his counterpart in Texas: Bring it on.

Multiple businesses damaged in fire at Tyler gas station

Two businesses were impacted by a fire at a Tyler gas station late Tuesday night.

Smith County man arrested after standoff involving children

After a standoff lasting several hours, Smith County Sheriff officials and Bullard Police officers arrested Justin Dewayne Davis, 29, in the 21000 block of CR 145, just outside the Bullard city limits.