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U.S. Attorney applauds team effort in bringing Lufkin serial killer to justice

The Lufkin Daily News reports that with a guilty verdict having been handed down by an Angelina County jury in Kimberly Saenz’s capital murder trial last month, U.S.

Gas station glitch causes gasoline to be sold at $1

PASADENA, Texas — Remember $1 gasoline?

Boil water notice lifted in Jacksonville area

JACKSONVILLE, TX — On April 7, 2012 the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation, PWS No.

Lufkin man terrorizes ex-girlfriend, daughter on Easter Sunday

LUFKIN — A Lufkin man is behind bars after terrorizing his ex-girlfriend on Easter Sunday. Authorities received a 911 call at around 12:33 p.m. in relation to an assault happening in the 200 block of Oak Hollow.

Man robs Express Stop gas station at gunpoint

A man robbed the Express Stop gas station on 1204 West Gentry Tuesday night at 9:28 p.m. Officers arrived on scene and began investigating.

Shooting under investigation in Tyler

Around midnight on  April 10, Tyler 911 received a call concerning a shooting that had just occurred.  Officers were dispatched to FM 14 and Loop 323 to meet with the victims. 

Murder case from 1977 heading back to court in Smith County

Kerry Cook, the man who was twice convicted but later freed of charges for the 1977 rape and murder of an East Texas woman, is heading back to court.

Mother accused of injuring baby after throwing him through car window

Shreveport — A Shreveport mother is in jail after allegedly throwing her baby through a car window on Saturday.

The day Kimberly Saenz got caught

Lufkin, TX — She got to work around 4:30 a.m., her deadly secret only hours from being discovered.

Lufkin Police investigating county's third train-car wreck in three months

Lufkin, Texas — Lufkin Police on Saturday night received a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a train on Hoshall Drive near where it intersects Southwood Drive.