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Traffic backed up following rollover on Loop 323

TYLER — Tyler Police tell KFXK two people have been sent to the hospital following a rollover accident on Loop 323 in Tyler. The accident happened around 3:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Convicted cattle rustler wants to hang with his "boots and spurs on"

AMARILLO, Texas — A convicted cattle rustler is requesting an old fashioned hanging, rather than finishing his jail sentence. 27-year-old Roddy Pippin was sentenced to eight years behind bars in 2004.

UPDATE: Dump truck rollover sends 1 to hospital

Smith County — The overturned dump truck was hauling sand when it crashed into a ditch on FM 848. A KFXK photographer says not much of the sand spilled onto the roadway, allowing traffic to flow normally.

Lufkin church van engulfed in flames

lufkin — The First Christian Church van was engulfed in flames on the 1300 block of N. John Redditt Drive in front of Fabricators Inc. Lufkin Plant. No one appears to be hurt.

Quitman trooper awarded Purple Heart

TEXAS — At today’s Public Safety Commission meeting, awards were presented to several deserving and heroic DPS officers and civilians. Director Steven C.

UPDATE: Dump truck rollover sends 1 to hospital

Smith County — The overturned dump truck was hauling sand when it crashed into a ditch on FM 848. A KFXK photographer says not much of the sand spilled onto the roadway, allowing traffic to flow normally.

New student registration information for Lindale ISD

lindale — August 2, 2011 8:30-11:30 a.m and 1:00-4:00 p.m.   PK-K Register at Early Childhood Center (903) 881-4400

Residents’ opposition at Planning and Zoning Commission meeting can’t stop two Longview projects

Longview, TX — Three dozen residents nearly filled the council chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, but their opposition to two north central Longview projects failed to achieve the results they wanted.

Mumphrey trial enters second day

Longview, TX — Update: The state rested their case at 9:15 this morning. the defense has called Mumphrey as its first witness. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Texas officials looking for radioactive device stolen in Austin

Texas — The Texas Department of State Health Services is looking for a device containing a potentially dangerous radioactive material that was stolen early this morning from a vehicle parked outside the Red Roof Inn Hotel in Austin.