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Update: Suspect arrested in connection with Regions Bank robbery is the same woman involved in Telco Credit Union robbery

Tyler, Texas — Tyler Police tell KFXK, Vanessa Ashford, the woman arrested Thursday afternoon in connection with the Regions Bank robbery, has confessed to both the Regions Bank robbery and the Telco Robbery in February.

Autism rates reach all time high

UNDATED — A new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals autism rates are climbing in the U.S.

Drought a threat to state's economy, officials say

The state's worst single-year drought on record has exposed an Achilles' heel of Texas' business climate.

Wreck backs up traffic at Troup and Willard in Tyler

A two-vehicle wreck backed up traffic during morning rush hour along Troup Highway at Willard in Tyler Thursday morning.

Todd Rundgren concert at LETU cancelled

The Todd Rundgren concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight at LeTourneau University’s S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center in Longview is cancelled due to the veteran musician’s sudden illness.

Smith County: area experiencing “positive” financial trends

The Smith County Commissioners Court was presented with encouraging results from an annual independent financial audit conducted by Henry & Peters, P.C. during its regular meeting this week.

Lafamo Road reopens in Longview

(Longview, TX) Lafamo Road will be open beginning Wednesday, March 28, 2012. The road had been closed since December 27, 2011.

Be careful: There's an e-mail scam going around!

The Nacogdoches Police department has been made aware of email scams that are using the names of American Express and The United States Postal Service (USPS).

City of Tyler Twilight Easter Egg Hunt

TYLER - Join the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department for the Eleventh Annual Twilight Easter Egg Hunt on Thursday, April 5 at Lindsey Park, located at 12557 Spur 364 W.

Tyler man sentenced to 8 months in prison for possession of counterfeit money

TYLER — A 21-year-old Tyler, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.