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Texas law enforcement database: 10,000th unexpected DNA match

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) program recently passed a new milestone, the 10,000th offender cold hit, which are unexpected DNA matches that help solve open cases.

Board names lone finalist for Tyler superintendent position

The Tyler Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously named Mr. Gary Mooring, current Tyler ISD Interim Superintendent, as the lone finalist for the District’s superintendent position.

Dez Bryant to See Another Hand Specialist

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is scheduled to be examined by another hand specialist today, coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday at his media briefing in Irving.

Trinity Trio to Play in All-Star Games

Volleyball player Lowery Houston and football players John Bowers and Keelan Pryor have all been selected to play in all-star games on Saturday.

Texans Could Clinch Division This Week

Despite Monday’s 42-14 loss to the Patriots, the Texans could still wrap up a first-round bye this week but they can’t clinch the No. 1 seed yet.

Burglars steal Dickey's van, try to uproot ATM later

Local authorities are investigating an attempted theft of an ATM machine from the Texas Bank and Trust early Wednesday morning in Tyler.

ETX man turns self in day after Family Dollar robbery

A Marshall man was arrested Tuesday after holding up the Family Dollar store the day before.

Longview fire investigator resigns amid internal probe; pound of marijuana found in home

A veteran Longview Fire Department employee resigned after Kilgore police said they found nearly a pound of marijuana in her home in late November.

Shoplifter pulls knife on, bites Longview mall employee

A man was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly pulling a knife on a Longview mall employee. It happened at the Sears store at the mall on 3500 McCann Rd. in Longview, just after 7:00pm on Tuesday.

A new chapter for Coffee City politics

If you'll remember, members of the group called Concerned Citizens of Coffee City swept the election this November. And last night the newly elected mayor and council members were sworn in at the city council meeting.