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Louisiana Man Guilty of Dealing Methamphetamine in East Texas

TYLER, Texas – A 21-year-old Zwolle, LA man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Mega Millions jackpot at 3rd largest ever

UNDATED — People across the nation are buying up Mega Millions tickets for a shot at $363 million. This is the third highest jackpot in the game's history.

Nacogdoches Police investigate child's injuries

The Nacogdoches Police Department has opened an investigation into the injury of a one-year-old girl.

Crews battling car fire in the 2500 block of Thompson Lane in Tyler

Tyler Fire Officials tell Fox 51 that a Ford F-150 Pick-up Truck was being driven down the road when a fire erupted under the hood. The driver of the vehicle was then pull over to the side of the road.

Ex-Coffee City mayor charged with illegal voting

Former Coffee City Mayor Frank Ross was arraigned Friday on a charge of illegal voting, a second degree felony. Ross, 56,  was arrested in December 2011.

John Tyler head basketball coach resigns

TYLER — John Tyler High School basketball coach Tony Pinson has resigned for personal reasons. There is no longer an ongoing investigation.

Conditions right for major allergy season

Longview — The Longview News Journal is reporting: The mild winter and recent rains have led to a profusion of blooming blossoms in East Texas.

Bus driver charged with raping mentally handicapped student

BATON ROUGE, LA — An East Baton Rouge Parish school bus driver is locked up on Aggravated Rape charges.

Texas students face new STAAR test this week

EL PASO --- Thousands of students across the state of Texas will be taking the new Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, or STAAR starting Monday.

Texas AG in D.C. to challenge health care law

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is in Washington, D.C., for three days of U.S. Supreme Court arguments on the challenge to the Obama Administration's federal health care reform law.