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Tyler woman gets 15 years for coke dealing, money laundering in Smith County

Tyler, TX — A 35-year-old Tyler woman has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for dealing cocaine and laudering money in Smith County.

City of Tyler opens new CNG station

The City of Tyler marked the opening of a compressed natural gas station (CNG) this morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The event took place at 11 a.m. on the 200 block of E. Oakwood Street.

STAAR a break, or waste, for non-testing students

While ninth-graders across Texas slogged through the new state English exam Tuesday morning, Bellaire High School senior Alejandro Botas caught up on sleep, homework and TV at home.

City of Tyler annexes UT Health Science Center

Wednesday morning, the City of Tyler voted to annex the University of Texas Health and Science Center at the intersection of Hwy. 271 and Hwy. 155 during the regularly scheduled City Council meeting.

Upshur Red Cross needs volunteers

GILMER--A meeting for Upshur County residents interested in becoming American Red Cross volunteers is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, April 5th at the Gilmer Fire Department.

City of Tyler announces spring 2012 N.E.W. neighborhood meeting scheduled

The City of Tyler has announced the neighborhood selected for the Spring 2012 Neighborhood Empowerment Works (NEW) program and has scheduled a neighborhood meeting with residents to be held on Tuesday, April 10 at 6 p.m.

Kilgore man sentenced for child porn charges

RUSK COUNTY — A 46-year-old Kilgore man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Nacogdoches Police investigate child's injuries

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

Structure fire near Mineola

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County Fire officials tell KFXK, they have requested mutual aid on a structure fire near Mineola. The fire is in the 23000 block of Holiday Pine Dr., which is in Enchanted Lakes.

UPDATE: Small fire at Blue Bell extinguished

LONGVIEW — 4:30 pm: The Longview Fire Department tells KFXK, the fire was small and was extinguished by employees before firefighters arrived on scene.