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Back to school with Ganache Cupcakes

Amber Penner with Ganache Cupcakes stops by with a vast array of treats for those headed back to school and looking for a few new gift ideas.

Experts: Isaac will have some impact on East Texas

KTBB’s Dr. Bob Peters continues to monitor Hurricane Isaac and its potential impact on East Texas. Peters predicted Isaac would make landfall over the central Louisiana coast.

Shreveport woman steals $13 from little girl, busted after video goes viral

Thanks to a series of phone calls to Crime Stoppers, a thief has been arrested for stealing money from a 10-year-old girl.

Court rips Texas redistricting plan as discriminatory

Federal judges struck down Texas lawmakers' plans for new congressional and state legislative districts Tuesday, finding the maps were designed to discriminate against minorities.

Dewhurst plans to seek re-election

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, looking beyond a failed run for the U. S. Senate, announced Tuesday that he plans to seek re-election as lieutenant governor.

Reklaw woman dies after jumping from moving ambulance

A Reklaw woman died earlier this month after jumping from a moving ambulance in Jacksonville. Back on August 9, shortly after 11 p.m., police responded to reports of a woman jumping out of the back of an ambulance.

Smith Co. Commissioners Court approves 2013 budget, decrease in tax rate

The Smith County Commissioners Court approved a 2013 Budget today that will decrease the tax rate while maintaining the same level of county services for citizens.

UPDATE: Victim identified in Nacogdoches Co. logging truck crash

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Catarino Perez, 56, of Diboll. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the logging truck, Jerome Bryant, 37, was not injured.

Texas Most Wanted Fugitive caught in San Antonio

Eddie Garza Jr., 40, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured in San Antonio. A $5,000 reward will be paid on a tip that helped lead to his arrest.

Interactive: West Nile Virus Cases, Deaths Statewide

In the last two weeks, the number of reported cases of the West Nile virus has nearly doubled in Texas. There were 30 deaths out of a total 723 reported cases of the virus in Texas as of Aug.