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Tyler man climbs on communications tower

Smith County Sheriff's Deputies and personnel responded to a call at 10:48 a.m. on Monday morning in the 11000 block of County Road 1121.

ETX man sentenced to 90 months in jail for firearms violations

A 31-year-old Nacogdoches man has been sentenced to federal prison for firearms violations in the East Texas.

LIST: Hundreds of Texans flock to Boston Marathon unaware of tragedy to come

 Hundreds of Texans traveled to Boston for the elite Boston Marathon on Monday. Little did they know what horror they would encounter.

Three arrested for crime spree in Nacogdoches County

Three people are in custody after going on a crime spree in Nacogdoches County Sunday evening. Sheriff Jason Bridges stated that Deputies received a call of a burglary on Farm to Market Road 225.

Longview man arrested after Sunday shooting results in a death

Longview police arrested a man after a shooting on Sunday. Police arrested Cedric Bernard Carldwell, 43, of Longview, after the victim he shot later died at a local hospital.

TxDOT launches re-tooled "Don't Mess With Texas" statewide campaign

You might think Don’t mess with Texas® is just a saying, but it’s way more. It’s a call to action created by the Texas Department of Transportation 27 years ago to stop litterers in their tracks.

84-year-old woman charged for murder plot of TX prosecutors

According to CNN, Texas Rangers have arrested a woman for a plot to murder and maim two Montgomery County prosecutors.

REL celebrates the winners of the 2012 Bellringing Contest

On Wednesday, at 8:00 a.m., Robert E. Lee Bible Club will receive a Chick-Fil-A party for winning the bellringing contest at their school.

Police say 30 gangs operate in Longview

After gunfire rang out March 4 in Kilgore, police suspected a shootout between two rival gangs. Officers collected more than 30 shell casings from several different caliber guns at the scene.

TJC science center to host 'Star Party'

The Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College will host a star party beginning at dusk, around 8 p.m., Saturday, April 20. The center is located at 1411 East Lake Street, on the TJC main campus.