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UPDATE: Texas A&M WR Thomas Johnson found safe

UPDATE: Texas A&M University police confirm Thomas Johnson was found safe Thursday morning. More details are expected to be released later in the day.

Officials identify victims killed in train involved crash

UPDATE: Authorities have identified the victim killed in a crash involving a train as Jeremy Wayne Berczik, 26, a Ft. Hood soldier, and Coral Ghamdi, 26, of Killeen.

Harlem Globetrotter to speak at TJC

Harlem Globetrotter and motivational speaker Melvin Adams will speak 6:30 p.m. Monday Nov. 19, in Wise Auditorium on the Tyler Junior College main campus. Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend.

Salvation Army "blanketing" Tyler

November 13, 2012 – As temperatures begin to drop, East Texas Refrigeration (ETR) is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Smith County to provide a central furnace system to a family in need and would like to continue to spread the war

Officials investigating multiple arson cases in North Lufkin neighborhood

Lufkin fire officials are currently investigating several arson and attempted arson cases that took place early Tuesday and Wednesday morning in north Lufkin.

Bill filed in Texas targets welfare reform

The first bills of the new legislative session were filed Monday at the State Capitol. One is drawing the attention of Governor Ricky Perry and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst.

Taco stand employee "stands" up to would-be robber

An attempted robbery went poorly for a Lufkin robber after a brave employee took a stand Tuesday evening.

Houston wants to block registrations for those with unpaid traffic tickets

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The city has a new plan for going after scofflaws - no registration sticker until you pay those speeding tickets.

Hughes Springs woman jailed on indecency with a child charge

A Hughes Springs woman arrested in September and charged with sexual assault of a child faced another charge Monday.

Local Texas Nationalist Movement to gather in Tyler

East Texans are among the many Texans who have voiced their displeasure with the direction the United States is moving and are holding a local nationalist movement meeting.