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UPDATE: Officials release identity of missing person at Lake Cherokee

Lake Cherokee — The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office, along with members of the Texas DPS, Texas Parks and Wildlife Service, Rusk County Sheriff’s Office and the Lake Cherokee Patrol are investigating a missing person incident at

$10,000 in tools stolen from Franklin County auto shop

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office need your help to solving the crime of the week.

Gohmert apologizes for shooting remarks

The congressman for Northeast Texas issued an apology during the weekend over comments he made on a conservative radio show that were pounced on by critics and media outlets.

Texas receives $3 million in grants to help recent Army veterans find employment

The states of Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina and Texas will receive grants totaling $3 million to develop strategies aimed at helping returning Army veterans find employment more quickly through the public workforce system, Secretary of Labo

Tree trimming shuts down northbound traffic on Old Bullard Rd.

Tyler, Texas — Traffic heading northbound on Old Bullard Road by the Broadway Square Mall is shut down due to tree trimming.

Naked Lufkin woman cited for 10th public intoxication

Lufkin officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of North Raguet Street Monday to reports of an 'unbareable' sight.

Houston woman killed inside apartment

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a woman was shot and killed inside an apartment in southwest Houston, police said.

East Texas couple talk about courage of grandson who died in theater shooting

Lufkin, Texas — Thomas and Kay Blunk of Central got a phone call from their son Friday afternoon telling them their grandson Jonathan had gone to go see the new Batman movie in Aurora, Colo., and that no one had heard from him.

Most Americans 'frustrated' with 2012 race

While Election Day is less than four months away, the 2012 presidential campaign has already been on the nation's radar for more than a year, and a new poll shows Americans are not pleased with the course of the race.

Tyler man allegedly stabs neighbor

A Tyler man was arrested early Monday morning, after allegedly stabbing his neighbor. It happened on the 13000 block of Smith County Road 220, just after midnight.