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Texas mom gets 99 years for gluing toddler to wall, beating her

A Texas mother who super-glued her 2-year-old daughter's hands to a wall and beat her over potty training problems was sentenced Friday morning to 99 years in prison, a Dallas County felony records department district clerk said.

New York Times journalists arrested in ETX while reporting on Keystone XL pipeline

Two journalists working for the New York Times were detained in East Texas while working on a story about the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline, according to NYT spokesperson Eileen Murphy.

Tyler man arrested for fondling woman on Rose Rudman Trail

A Tyler man has been arrested for public lewdness after allegedly groping a woman on the Rose Rudman Trail Thursday afternoon.

Longview cyclist struck by car, killed

On October 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm, officers were dispatched to an accident with injuries in the 2900 Block of Estes Parkway.

"Attack of the bloodsuckers!"

Ben Hill speaks with Phil Lindsey, the CEO of the Discovery Science Place in Tyler about new exhibits

ETX man assaulted in $1 robbery

One man was injured early Thursday morning after two alleged robbers stole $1 from him in Lufkin.

Fort Hood suspect's beard focus of another hearing

Attorneys argued again Thursday about whether accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan can be forcibly shaved so that his stalled court-martial can proceed.

Agents raid rapper Nelly's tour bus in Texas

Ziplock bags of heroin, more than 10 lbs. of marijuana and a .45 calibur pistol were seized from Nelly's tour bus Wednesday evening, the Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office said.

Update: Girl killed in double homicide identified as Pine Tree student

UPDATE: Longview authorities now say that the two bodies found in a Longview duplex yesterday are those of LaToya Reese, 28, and her daughter, 11. 

Tyler homes, businesses vandalized with spray paint overnight

Several homes and businesses on the south side of Tyler were tagged by vandals overnight with spray paint.