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"Exploding pumpkins" with the Discovery Science Place

Phil Lindsey with the Discovery Science Place shows us a unique way to carve a pumpkin. For more information about upcoming events visit www.discoveryscienceplace.org.

East Texan killed in wreck on I-20

Around 8:45 Tuesday night Smith County DPS say there was a three vehicle wreck near mile marker 551.  All traffic was blocked in both Westbound lanes and one person was killed.

Former Tyler dentist accused of killing wife set to appear in court

A retired Tyler dentist accused of killing his wife will appear before a Judge Kerry L. Russell in the 7th District Court on November 26.

1 killed, 4 injured after car crashes into Texas Halloween party

A family Halloween party turned tragic after police say a man ran a stop sign and smashed his Camaro into the backyard of a home, killing one person in Harris County.

Smith Co. man accused of beating wife to death back behind bars

The man accused of beating his wife to death back on Thanksgiving of 2011 is now back in jail. Kelly Gage, 50, was arrested on Thursday, October 25th, for violating his probation.

Bowie County authorities arrest man with more than 3,700 pills

A man is behind bars in Bowie County for allegedly transporting a large amount of pseudoephedrine pills.

Cowboys' Dez Bryant can frustrate even on the cusp of greatness

The Cowboys' receiver from Lufkin is so close, yet so far away. So close to making great plays.

Smith County official's son pleads guilty to negligent homicide

A Smith County man has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and failure to stop and render aid in connection with a fatal accident in December of last year.

Crime-laden Varsity Place Apartments strengthens security

A Tyler apartment complex that has been riddled with violence in Tyler says they will be working harder to ensure the safety of it's residence, many whom are students at UT-Tyler.

YIKES! 'Scream' bandits burglarize Lufkin business

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin wants your help identifying the suspects responsible for the burglary of a Lufkin-area convenience store and an automated teller machine (ATM) on the morning of October 17, 2012.