HOUSTON TEXAS- The National Weather Service says 2011 was Texas' driest year on record as well as its second hottest.
The agency said Friday the average rainfall for the drought-stricken state last year was 14.88 inches.
LONGVIEW — According to Longview police, a motorcycle has crashed into a building and is now underneath it.
It happened near Mobberly Baptist Church in Longview off Loop 281.
Injuries are unknown at this time.
TYLER — A purse-snatcher is behind bars after witnesses give chase.
At around 11:18 a.m. Friday, Tyler authorities were notified that several citizens were chasing a burglar in the area of Paluxy and Loop 323.