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Woldert Park Pool to open this weekend

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will be opening Woldert Park Pool, located at 701 W. 32nd St., from 1 to 6 p.m. this Saturday, June 22. There is no admission charge.

2 Deputies on administrative leave after gunfire exchange with Nacogdoches man

Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office were dispatched to a disturbance on CR 2051 shortly before 1:00 a.m., Monday morning.

Longview Transit Offers Free Rides on Dump the Pump Day June 20

As an alternative to fluctuating gas prices, Longview Transit will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the 8th annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 20.

ETX orthodontist guilty of health care fraud violations

A 70-year-old Beaumont orthodontist has pleaded guilty to health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Tyler man guilty of smuggling snakes on a plane from Peru

A 63-year-old Tyler, Texas eco-tourism guide has pleaded guilty to smuggling live snakes into the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Power outages reported in ETX, northwest LA

Due to storms making their way through east Texas and west Louisiana, power outages are beginning to be reported by Swepco. The following areas have reported outages:

Fire kills more than 200 exotic birds in Kilgore

The owner of more than 200 exotic birds that perished in a Sunday fire said he is heartbroken by the loss and isn’t sure how he’ll move forward.

TX residents raising stink over human waste fertilizer

A fight over recycled human waste being used as fertilizer is causing more than a stink in Texas. It's pitting farmers against homeowners worried about their property values.

Pine Tree tops Longview in 7-on-7

The smaller in-city school evened up the score for the older cousin Monday night.

White Oak man indicted on child porn charges

A White Oak man indicted on child pornography charges posted $25,000 bond eight hours after his arrest Monday.