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Fire crews in Smith County responding to unattended grass fire

Fire officials say the trash that was being burned was illegal trash, such as tires and copper wire. Environmental services are being called out to investigate the situation and if needed, issues tickets.

Smith County crews responding to abandoned building fire

Smith County — Smith County officials confirm crews are responding to a structure fire at the intersection of Highway 271 and Laney Road. The building on fire is the 2000 Far West Club, an abandoned building.

Nearly 2,000 homes without power in Tyler

Tyler — Shortly after 3 p.m., nearly 2,000 Oncor customers lost power in Tyler. The cause is unknown at this time. Crews are working to restore power  

Hughes Springs man dies during wreck

Longview — Officials tell KFXK the man died from his medical emergencies, not the wreck. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Former Dallas Mayor to speak at Letourneau University

(LONGVIEW, Texas)— LeTourneau University’s Center for Faith and Work will feature former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert during a university chapel service at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, March21, in the S.E. Belcher Jr.

$10,000 Cash Reward Offered for Mexican Mafia Member

AUSTIN – A fugitive last seen in Goliad has been added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $10,000 reward is now being offered for tips leading to his arrest. All tips can be offered anonymously.

Lindale Industrial Park grand opening March 22

The grand opening celebration for the Lindale Industrial Park, located just off Interstate 20 and Harvey Road, is scheduled for March 22, officials have announced.

Benefit concert for LISD Foundation

Tickets are on sale for “God, Country and Rock-n-Roll: A Celebratory Concert’’ benefitting the Lindale ISD Educational Foundation and presented by RealEdge Real Estate, scheduled for 7 p.m.

Whitehouse man arrested for shooting ex-girlfriend

Whitehouse — One person is in custody in connection with a Smith County death. Sandy Greenhall was found Friday night shot to death on the front porch of a house on County Road 2171.

Update: Child to be released from hospital into CPS custody

Tyler — On Monday, investigators have been advised by Child Protective Services that they expect the child, identified as 1-year old Demarion Crow, to be released from a hospital in Dallas today.