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Accused rapist stops for condoms with victim in car

Ralph Yates, 33, is accused of kidnapping a woman and taking her to a gas station, where he bought condoms to rape her.

Update: Former Kilgore firefighter killed in Nacogdoches Co. well site accident

One man was killed and two others seriously injured in a gas well site accident southwest of Chireno Thursday morning.

Father and son charged in ICE agent shooting

Two south Texas men, father and son, were arrested and charged Thursday with assaulting a ICE/HSI special agent.

Two sent to hospital after Frito-Lay truck, car collide

A wreck between a Frito-Lay truck and a passenger vehicle sent both drivers to a Tyler hospital, according to DPS.

Lufkin man arrested after repeatedly running in front of traffic

A Lufkin man is behind bars after repeatedly running back and forth across a roadway in front of traffic Wednesday.

Drought-killed trees could become liability issues for landowners

A tree that falls in a lonely forest may not make a sound, but what about the tree that falls on your neighbor’s house? The sound it makes? Cha-ching.

Man charged with death of dog allegedly killed in hot car

A Houston man was arrested in Galveston after his dog died from allegedly being left in a hot car.

Rangers Skipping Darvish's Next Start

The Texas Rangers decided to skip Darvish's next start, and believe additional rest will be beneficial for the rookie right-hander to have a strong second half. Read more at Star-Telegram.com  

Williams Was 'Torn' and 'Very Close' to Choosing Mavs

No player spent more time with Deron Williams in the days leading up to his historic free-agent decision than Jason Kidd.

Cubs Fans Make Sales Pitch to Hamilton

"A lady [Tuesday] night held a sign that said, 'I dream every night of Josh Hamilton becoming a Cub,'" Hamilton said. "It was a huge sign. Huge sign. I was like, 'All right.' I think it's pretty fun.