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TV bandits spotted running through Kilgore neighborhood; 3 arrested for burglary

Kilgore — Three East Texans are in jail after burglarizing a Kilgore home.

Nacogdoches man accused of stealing from elderly woman

The Nacogdoches County Constable Office Precinct 4 has arrested a Nacogdoches man for credit card abuse.

UPDATE: Officials identify driver who killed 2-year old in weekend Hwy 69 crash

Tyler, TX (KFXK) — May 1, 2012: The driver of the vehicle that killed 2-year old Sydney Jane Farris in Saturday's Highway 69 wreck near Bullard has been identified as Jorge Cordero-Valera of Bullard.

Traffic stop nets more than 30 pounds of marijuana in Angelina County

More than 30 pounds of marijuana was found during a traffic stop in Angelina County on Sunday evening. It happened around 6:30pm on Sunday, north of Lufkin on US Highway 59 in the Redland area.

Teen shot during break-in on campus

A 14-year-old suspected of burglarizing a trailer on a campus in the Pasadena Independent School District was wounded by a school district police officer early Tuesday morning, officials said.

Road work begins today on Timberland Drive

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; TXDOT today will start seal coat work on Timberland Drive/BU 59. Motorists are urged to use caution and to expect delays.

Harrison County deputies find decaying body in wooded area

Harrison County Sheriff Jay Webb says a decaying body was found in a wooded area in Marshall.

Cherokee County man gets probation for illegally transporting deer

CHEROKEE COUNTY — A 32-year-old Cherokee County, Texas man has been sentenced for federal wildlife violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

5 vehicle burglars caught in Longview

 LONGVIEW — Five people, including one teenager, were arrested for vehicle burglary in Longview over the weekend.

UPDATE: Officials identify 2-year old killed in weekend Hwy 69 crash

Tyler, TX (KFXK) —  3:21 p.m. April 30, 2012: The 2-year old killed in Saturday's Highway 69 wreck near Bullard has been identified as Sydney Jane Farris. Farris' father is in critical condition.