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BREAKING: CPS attempted to keep Cherokee Co. child who shot himself out of great-grandparents home

Child Protective Services tried to keep a 2-year-old Cherokee County boy, who died after accidently shooting himself in the face, out of his great-grandparents home.

Arian Foster to miss rest of OTAs, minicamp with strained calf

Coach Gary Kubiak said after the Texans’ organized team activity today that running back Arian Foster will not participate in the remaining drills (this week and next) or the three-day minicamp (June 11-13) because of the strained calf mu

Tyler man sentenced to life for murder of 2-year old daughter

A Tyler man will spend his life in prison for the murder of one of his daughters. Dramon Green, 22, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to capital murder. According to KTBB, Green will not have the possibility of parole.

DSHS to hold West Nile virus event at UT Health Northeast

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will hold a news conference to educate the public about West Nile virus at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Hudnall Auditorium on the UT Health Northeast campus, at the corner of U.S.

Pump Jacks open defense of TCL title on the road tonight

The East Texas Pump Jacks celebrated their fifth year as a Texas Collegiate League franchise in 2012 by winning the league championship on their home field — historic Driller Park in Kilgore.

Carlisle vs Douglass: Winner to state tourney

All that stands in the way for Carlisle’s second-straight appearance in Austin is a familiar face.

Tips to Boost Your Smartphone's Battery Life

(StatePoint) Smartphones have become such integral parts of our lives that when we see those low battery warnings our hearts sink right along with the power of our mobile devices.

Are You Saving Enough for Your Child’s College Education?

(StatePoint)  Despite rising college costs, fewer American families with children under age 18 are saving for college.

Hey Dad, Get Creative With Your Kids This Father’s Day!

(StatePoint) There is something about the way dads think that allow them to transform the ordinary into something extraordinary.

CPS: Cherokee Co. toddler who shot himself Wednesday has died

2-year-old boy is dead after what authorities say was an accidental, self-inflicted gun-shot wound. The child, Trenton Mathis, was to turn 3-years-old on July 5.