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LETU receives a total of $560,000 for materials joining research

(LONGVIEW, Texas)—LeTourneau University’s School of Engineering has received $250,125 grant funding from the Federal Highway Administration for a two-year research project on welding on modern bridges.

UT Tyler to hold meetings about new charter school in East Texas

Tyler TX — The University of Texas at Tyler has scheduled additional public information meetings regarding the new university charter school, Dr.

Patriots or extremists? Militias draw fire

ROMAYOR — When Liberty County sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call for a man shooting at his wife on a lone country road 70 miles northeast of Houston, they knew he was armed and dangerous.

Texas grand jury indicts Sinaloa cartel leaders

TEXAS (CNN) — A U.S. federal grand jury in Texas has indicted the suspected top leaders of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel.

TJC Students arrested after fight on campus

Two Tyler Junior College students were arrested Tuesday night after a fight on campus.

UPDATE: 5th U.S. Circuit Court lifts stay for ETX death row inmate

RUSK — UPDATE: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012: The United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit just lifted Beunka Adams stay of execution.

'Top Shot' winner Ellermann still busy making appearances all around the country

As Season 4 of The History Channel’s “Top Shot” competition winds down, things are nowhere close to winding down for Season 3’s winner, Dustin Ellermann of Zavalla.

Gilmer man sentenced on federal drug charges

Longview, Texas — A Gilmer man was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in prison on federal drug charges.

Kilgore OKs pact to widen Texas 42

KILGORE, TX — City Council members on Tuesday entered into an agreement that will kick-start a state project to widen the southern portion of the highway linking Kilgore with White Oak.

Abandoned structure catches fire near Lake Palestine

An abandoned structure caught fire this morning in the Bullard Shadybrook neighborhood. It happened on Timber Bluff Lane at around 7:00 a.m.