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Criminal aliens sentenced for federal immigration violations in ETX

TYLER, Texas – Three criminal aliens have been sentenced to federal prison for immigration violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Longview man found passed out in vehicle with stolen items

LONGVIEW — A Longview man remained jailed Tuesday afternoon after police said he was found "passed out" in someone else's vehicle and admitted to taking items from a residence.

Louisiana deputies charge Hemphill man with drug possession

Two Texas men and a Rhode Island woman were taken into custody after Bossier Parish deputies discovered drugs in their vehicle during a routine traffic stop.

Murray Jewelry talks Valentine's specials

Monica Coolidge from Murray Jewelry shows off a few Valentine's Day options for your sweetheart. For more information visit their website.

Judge the Florist

Kathy Bigansky, owner of Tyler's Judge the Florst, shows off some flower arrangement her shop offers.

Jury chosen in Lufkin bleach injections case

LUFKIN (AP) — Jury selection is entering a third week in Lufkin the case of a former dialysis nurse accused of killing five patients by injecting them with bleach.

Gas leak shuts down intersection in Troup

TROUP — A gas leak in Troup temporarily shut down the intersection of Duval and Mary Street.

UT-Tyler teams up with Discovery Science Place

TYLER — The Discovery Science Place and The University of Texas at Tyler have combined resources to enhance the educational programming available to the community.

Texas attorney general accepts state redistricting maps

AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the proposed interim redistricting maps for Texas' 2012 elections:

Drought tests water rights system

Early this past month, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issued a notice to a handful of East Texas groups in the Sabine River basin: Their rights to river water will be suspended because a Hawkins hunting and fishing club needs mor