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UPDATE: Police identify Lake Nacogdoches drowning victim

NACOGDOCHES — Nacogdoches Police have made a positive identification of a man that drowned in Lake Nacogdoches Monday evening.

ETMC names new vice president for EMS

TYLER — East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System has named Ron Schwartz as the new vice president/chief operating officer for ETMC EMS.

Tyler toddler dies at Dallas hospital

Tyler police tell KFXK, the toddler, found unresponsive in a Tyler swimming pool, has died. 2 year old Noah Weisberg died Monday at a hospital in Dallas where he spent the last 12 days in intensive care.

Drugs and cash seized during traffic stop in Rusk County

RUSK COUNTY— Rusk County officials made a big bust during a routine traffic stop Wednesday morning. On Wednesday at around 9:20 p.m., a Rusk County K-9 unit stopped a driver on US Highway 59 North.

Possible piece of Space Shuttle Columbia found in ETX lake

NACOGDOCHES — Nacogdoches authorities have located what is suspected of being material from the Space Shuttle Columbia in the northern end of Lake Nacogdoches.

2 major semi wrecks in East Texas

lufkin — Two separate semi accidents occurred Friday morning in East Texas. The first involved a logging truck and a van at State Highway 7 and U.S. Highway 69 North.

Firefighters working brush fire caused by downed power lines on Loop 49

SMITH COUNTY — Officials on the scene tell KFXK downed power lines caused the fire on Loop 49. The exit at Old Jacksonville is being closed due to poor visibility on 49.  

Naked man leads authorities on a chase through Smith County

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County Constables chase a naked man into the streets of Tyler Thursday night. Tyler Police tell KFXK, a Constable responded to criminal trespassing call at Liberty Arms Apartments in Smith County.

UPDATE: Several cases cleared in theft ring investigation

As of this date, several East Texas law enforcement agencies have identified items clearing cases they have on file.

UPDATE: Guns, drugs and cash found in Lindale bust

LINDALE — Lindale police say, Troy Shelton, the owner of Lindale Tire, is currently in a local hospital.