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Tyler man charged with death of 2-year old daughter

TYLER — Tyler Investigators have arrested Dramon Rashon Green, 20, for capital murder in the death of his 2-year old twin daughter A’yanna Webb. Judge Kennedy set bond at $1,000,000.00 dollars.

Amber alert issued for League City Teen

An amber alert is issued for a 14-year-old Texas girl. Police believe Andrea Love Fox is in immediate danger. She was last seen two days ago, in League City, which is near Galveston.

Lufkin man gets 18 years for intoxication manslaughter in teacher's death

Lufkin, Texas — Tears were shed on both sides of the courtroom Thursday afternoon as a husband watched his wife's killer brought to justice and a mother watched her son sentenced to 18 years in prison - all because of drunk driving.

Grass fire near Turnertown

Smith County — UPDATE: As of 9:15 P.M. the grass fire burning south of Tyler near Turnertown has not been contained. The Texas Forest Service tells KETK that approximately 300-350 acres have burned already.

East Texas burn bans

EAST TEXAS — All East Texas counties are under burn bans. Click the county for a link to their burn ban details. Please note, some counties do not have their information online.

Man arrested for injury to a child

Lufkin, Texas — Lufkin Police have arrested Jimmy Brent McClelland and have charged him with injury to a child. The charge is a second degree felony. McClelland current resides in Zavalla, Texas  

Downed power line sparks fire near Tyler State Park

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County fire officials tell KFXK, a downed power line has sparked a fire near Tyler State Park. The grass fire is burning down a power line right-of-way off of County Rd. 3140.

UPDATE: Double D's uses TRU's inventory in court

TYLER — A hearing continues today in Tyler regarding the Toys R Us restraining order against the Double D Restaurant. Toys R Us contends the nature of the restaurant is "too adult" and can hurt the store's image.

Longview fugitive arrested in Mexico

LONGVIEW — After nearly six years on the run, a Longview man who fled his $95,000 bail in 2005, and faced serving two life sentences for two counts of intoxicated manslaughter, was arrested in Mexico.

Crews en route to Smith County structure fire

smith county — Smith County fire crews are headed to a structure fire on County Road 35, also known as Lavender Road, to a structure fire. Details are limited at this time.