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2 ETBU football players jailed after firing near officer’s residence

Two East Texas Baptist University football players were taken into custody earlier this week, accused of firing a rifle in front of a Waskom police officer’s home.

So why the big secret about Romo's cyst? Because it wouldn't help the team to tell anybody

Mac Engel writes for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Here's the latest from the Big Mac Blog.

Mavericks are preparing hot pursuit of free agent Dwight Howard

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram covers the Mavericks. The Mavs will try to win the Dwight Howard sweepstakes.

VIDEO: Gay TX 'Eagle Scout' speaks out new change for Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to allow openly gay youth to become Boy Scouts. More than 60 percent of the group's national council voted "yes" to approve the change.

Board votes 18-2 to end CSCOPE

The CSCOPE Board has voted 18-2 to end the CSCOPE lesson plans as promised in the letter given to Dan Patrick on Sunday.

Nacogdoches police arrest 2 for felony possession of marijuana

Nacogdoches Police have arrested two individuals and charged them with possession of a felony amount of marijuana.

Plane crashes in Rusk County; Pilot is alert

Officials with the Rusk County Sheriff's Department tell FOX 51, a small plane crashed in Rusk County. It happened on FM 2011, near County Road 2156D. Officials tell FOX 51, the plane clipped tops of trees.

TXTX police officer arrested for animal cruelty after shooting cat with arrow

Veterinarians from South Texas Veterinary Specialists are treating a cat here after he was allegedly shot with an arrow by an off-duty Boerne police officer Tuesday evening.

City of Tyler Memorial holiday schedule

City offices will observe the following holiday schedule on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

Body found in burned car being investigated as potential homicide

Smith County officials are investigating the finding of a body in a burned car as a potential homicide. Just before 6:00 a.m., authorities got a call that a car was abandoned off Barber Road in Winona.