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Police find more than 20 immigrants packed into cargo van

A man and his wife said they were terrified when they woke up to police officers at their front door with a crowd of people from Mexico and Central America found loaded in van parked on a street near their home in southwest Houston early Thursd

Two vehicle crash on Old Jacksonville Highway in Tyler

Tyler Police worked a crash that happened at the intersection Old Rice road and Old Jacksonville Highay Friday morning. It happened a little after 7 am.

UPDATE: Officials release name of man killed in Gregg County pedestrian accident

UPDATE (3:56 pm): Officials have released the name of the man killed after being hit by a vehicle on Hwy. 135 in Gregg County early Friday morning.

AT&T Foundation awards $20,000 grant to TJC Foundation

Tyler Junior College dual-credit students from Arp, Chapel Hill, Lindale, John Tyler and Robert E. Lee will benefit from a $20,000 grant the College has received from the AT&T Foundation, TJC officials have announced.

A Victorian Christmas at the Goodman Open House

The Fifth Annual Victorian Christmas Open House will take place on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 4 to 8 p.m., at the 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum. Admission is free.

Smith Co. deputy, wife allegedly fail to report sexual assaults of 3 children

A Smith County deputy and his wife were booked into jail in late November for allegedly failing to report sexual assaults involving three different children.

UPDATE: Drivers identified in serious motorcycle wreck in Tyler

TYLER — UPDATE (2:03pm): Tyler Police have identified the individuals involved in the motorcycle accident on Thursday afternoon.

UPDATE: Missing ETX woman has returned home

UPDATE (Thursday, 9:30am): Evelyn Gayle Yelverton has returned home unharmed, according to Marshall Police. Authorities tell Fox 51, Yelverton arrived at her house last night.

UPDATE: No injuries in Thursday morning rollover wreck near Whitehouse

Smith County DPS officials tell FOX51, there were no major injuries involved in the wreck and that it has since been cleared. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Longview Salvation Army’s resources spread thin, suspends meal service

With the Salvation Army’s resources spread thin from its annual Red Kettle fundraising program, the local organization has suspended its daily community meal service as other nonprofit groups fill the gap.