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ETX man charged with negligent homicide in October crash

A Diana man has been formally charged with criminally negligent homicide in connection with a fatal October 2012 crash.

Tyler Public Library to close for system maintenance

The Tyler Public Library will close Sunday, Jan. 6 for scheduled software maintenance.

Well-respected TJC professor retires following his arrest

A Tyler Junior College professor was released from jail late last month after he allegedly committed several crimes.

Tyler Maker Faire to be held at Discovery Science Place

The City of Tyler and Discovery Science Place are working with Make Magazine to host the Tyler Maker Faire on March 23, 2013. The Maker Faire, to be held at Discovery Science Place at 308 N. Broadway, will open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tylerite pleads guilty to stealing $240,000 in welfare since 2003

A 33-year-old Tyler, Texas man has pleaded guilty to stealing government property in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Despite Rep. Gohmert's vote against him, Boehner reelected as Speaker

Rep. John Boehner was voted by his colleagues into another term as House speaker Thursday despite receiving harsh criticism from some conservatives over his handling of the deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.

Featured Texas fugitive reward increased to $17,500

The reward for Jesus Alberto Villegas, 33, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $17,500 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of January.

Lindsey Mountain Bike Trail officially opens Saturday

What: Opening ceremony for the new Mountain Bike Trail at Lindsey Park; followed by a four-hour endurance race.   When: Saturday, Jan. 5 at 9:30 a.m.  

Snow flurries possible Friday morning

A weak upper level disturbance will move into East Texas overnight Thursday. As moisture streams into the area, some light rain could start to fall shortly after midnight tonight.

Oil field wives may get their chance to go on TV

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A reality television show developer has traveled from California to Texas in hopes of spinning the "Real Housewives" concept into an oil field drama.