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Cherokee County authorities baffled by near-fatal shooting

Local authorities are baffled Tuesday afternoon following the near-fatal shooting of a Rusk State Hospital employee.

Smith County Man and Woman Guilty of Methamphetamine Violations

A Tyler, Texas man and woman have pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales Tuesday.

Texas officer accused of framing ex-wife as meth dealer

A Madisonville police officer was indicted Monday for allegedly plotting to place methamphetamine on his ex-wife.

ETX woman searches to find photo's rightful home

An East Texas woman is on a personal mission to help return an item that she found at a Goodwill store to its rightful home.

TX firefighters find burning body in dumpster

Beaumont police are investigating the discovery of a body in a dumpster Tuesday morning.

Student jailed after being found with gun at school

Marshall — A Marshall ISD student was arrested Monday morning after a handgun and ammunition were found in his backpack. The 9mm handgun was not loaded, Marshall police said.  

Seminar in Longview emphasizes media dangers for kids

Longview, TX — Three area Parent Teacher Associations joined forces Monday evening for a presentation on the dangers of today’s media on children, a portion of which had attendees dancing in their seats — until the lyrics were

Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop dies at age 96

Former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, a pediatric surgeon turned public health advocate, died Monday. He was 96.

Push underway to turn Texas blue

National Democrats' most concerted push yet to turn Texas blue is now under way.

Date set for closure of ETX mail processing center

A date has been finalized for the closure of an East Texas mail processing center.