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Toyota hybrid recall

It’s been a rough year for Japanese automakers, especially Toyota. First there was the bad publicity with the Camry and then the Earthquake and Tsunami.

Lindale man loses home to morning fire

LINDALE — Lindale Fire officials tell KFXK that an early morning fire on Wednesday, has left one man without a home.

East Texas Fireworks Events Planned

Several approved fireworks displays are planned for East Texas communities. Here is a sampling of events scheduled for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. FRIDAY, JULY 1

Man killed in morning ATV wreck

GILMER — One man is dead after being hit by a truck while driving an ATV on Wednesday morning.

Attempted bank robbery in Alto

ALTO — RUSK - Four people are behind bars after attempting to rob the Bancorp South Bank off North Marcus Street in Alto.

City of Tyler holiday schedule

TYLER — City offices will observe the following holiday schedule on Monday, July 4 for Independence Day.

Lufkin teenager charged with soliciting younger cousin

lufkin — A 17-year-old Lufkin teen was arrested Tuesday for soliciting his 13-year-old cousin by sending her an inappropriate picture via text message.

Henderson woman to spend time behind bars for health care fraud

tyler — A 50-year-old Henderson, Texas woman has been sentenced to federal prison for a health care fraud scheme in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Armed inmate escapes from Huntsville Jail

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — - An inmate awaiting a new trial after his 2006 murder conviction was overturned has escaped from a Southeast Texas jail and is believed to be armed.