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UPDATE: Power lines cause grass fire in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY — Firefighters tell KFXK the fire has been put out. It began around 12:30 Tuesday afternoon.

Alto police arrest convenience store robber

ALTO — On July 19, 2011 at approximately 12:32 am the Corner Market convenient store located on the north east corner of Hwy 69 and Hwy 21 in Alto, Texas was robbed by a white male displaying a firearm.

Longview Police Arrest Teen After Vehicle Pursuit

On July 16, 2001, at 4:34 a.m., Officer Jacob Zimmerman was on routine patrol near the 2500 Block of Thirteenth Street. Officer Zimmerman observed a white Nissan X-terra traveling at a high rate of speed.

Destructive toll of Bearing Fire apparent from aerial tour

Lufkin, TX — Spanning more than 20,000 acres, the Bearing Fire is now 100 percent contained but its destructive toll is clear and impressive from the air, according to local pilots.

UPDATE: Flint house fire contained, no one injured

Flint — Flint-Gresham Fire officials tell KFXK flames were shooting through the roof when they arrived on scene.

DEVELOPING: Whitehouse PD investigating possible stabbing

WHITEHOUSE — Whitehouse Police tell KFXK that a stabbing occured just after 10:15 Monday morning in the parking lot of a local business.

Man jailed after threatening customers at Longview convenience store

LONGVIEW— A man remained jailed Monday on $10,000 bond after police said he threatened customers at a Longview convenience store and demanded money.

KFXK obtains security footage of Tyler Exxon robbery

TYLER — Tyler Police have provided KFXK with the security footage from the Friday robbery of an Exxon gas station on East Commerce St.

Knife fight lands two people in area hospitals

Tyler — On July 17, 2011, at approximately 7:57 p.m., Officers of the Tyler Police Department were dispatched to 1003 West Trezevant on an aggravated assault.

One man killed in Sunday motorcycle accident

ANGELINA COUNTY — Angelina County DPS officials tell KFXK, one man is dead following a collision with a van on Sunday afternoon. It happened on Highway 103 just west of Lufkin at 2:01 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2011.