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Wanted Rusk County fugitive captured in College Station

Three people who were robbed at gunpoint and had their lives threatened if they went to the police, can now sleep a little easier knowing the men police say are responsible have been caught.

Severed hand, foot found at Shreveport business

Shreveport detectives are investigating a severed hand and foot that were found at a local business Wednesday afternoon.

Smith County donates bicycles to Azleway Boy's Ranch

The Smith County Commissioners Court voted this week to donate 9 bicycles to the Azleway Boy’s Ranch in Tyler. The bikes had been recovered by the Smith County Sheriff’s Department, but never reclaimed.

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.