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Last of 5 men wanted for capital murder surrenders to Lufkin authorities

LUFKIN — Lufkin Police tell KETK, Rafael Orta surrenderd himself at the Angelina County Jail around 1:30 pm on Wednesday.

UPDATE: Man admits to lying in Rusk County shooting

Rusk county — The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Investigation into the shooting which occurred in Rusk County, on Friday, March 2, on US Hwy 259 South, has led to the shooting victim recanting his original story.

Tyler Airport recommends travelers arrive 40 minutes prior to departure

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport is reporting that flights departing from Tyler are very full due to Spring Break trips combined with East Texas business travel.

Gasoline spill in Nacogdoches forces road closure

NACOGDOCHES — Nacogdoches Police officials are working a gasoline spill from a transport truck that occurred at the Chevron Station at West Main and Old Tyler Road.

UPDATE: Smoke in Tyler area is result of controlled burn

Tyler — KFXK has received multiple reports of thick black smoke in the south Tyler area this afternoon. Bullard fire officials say the smoke originates from a 2,500 acre controlled burn by the Texas Forest Service.

Tyler continues mandatory water restrictions

TYLER — The City of Tyler is reminding citizens that the mandatory water restrictions implemented in December are still in effect.

LETU students to server others during March 12-16 spring break

LONGVIEW, Texas – Over 100 LeTourneau University students are gearing up to serve others during their March 12-16 week of spring break.

Man stabbed in Lufkin

At 11:01pm Tuesday March 06, Lufkin Police responded to a disturbance call with a man stabbed at 908 Rowe St. in Lufkin.

Chrysler recalls 210,000 Jeep Liberty SUVs

Chrysler is recalling about 210,000 Jeep Liberty SUVs that could possibly lead to loss of control of the vehicle.

Colts release Peyton Manning

One of the best quarterbacks in the history of the NFL has been cut. Today the Indianapolis Colts released Peyton Manning after 14 years.