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Shots fired in Jones Park

Lufkin — The Lufkin Daily News reports; a fight broke out in Jones Park Sunday night resulting in shots being fired in the 1500 block of Martin Luther King Drive, according to a Lufkin Police report.

UPDATE: Officials release Lake Hawkins drowning victim's name

UPDATE: The drowning victim has been identified as Marcos Daniel Hernandez, 27, of Tyler, according to the Wood County Game Warden.

Woodlands man kills wife, self with kids nearby

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A veterinarian was shot and killed by her estranged husband, before he turned the gun on himself Monday afternoon at the family's home in The Woodlands, authorities said.

Manhunt launched in NW Harris County triple shooting

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; sheriff’s deputies are searching for at least one suspect in a triple shooting about 6 p.m. Monday at Veterans Memorial and West Richey in northwest Harris County.

Robbery suspect falls to death from crane on SMU campus

DALLAS — A nearly 15-hour standoff ended early Tuesday morning when a robbery suspect who climbed atop a construction crane on the campus of Southern Methodist University fell 150 feet to his death, a school official said.

All across the nation- gardens flower show

Anne Brown stops by to talk about a great event at the Tyler Public Library this Thursday. The garden show will showcase flowers from all around the country and admission is free.

Artsview Children's Theatre presents "Booby Trap"

Artistic Director Laura Bowen stops by to talk about the upcoming production "Booby Trap." Performances are June 2nd at 7:00pm & June 3rd at 2:00pm Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door.

"Bernie" premieres in East Texas

This Thursday there's a special event in Kilgore. The film "Bernie" makes its East Texas Premiere at the 4 Star Cinema.

Man drowns in Lake Hawkins

Wood County Game Warden Derek Spitzer tells Fox 51 a 27-year old man drowned Monday night. It happened around 6:40 at Lake Hawkins, which is in Wood County, right outside of Hawkins.

No bids for Marshall golf course

After 3 months, the Oaklawn Golf Course in Marshall, Texas is still up for sale. That's after an auction failed to get any serious bidders.