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Tyler investigators searching property where 2-year old was burned last month

UPDATE: Tyler police and Child Protective Services are reportedly at a house on Aberdeen in Tyler. Witnesses tell KETK, they are searching a vehicle and 3 children were taken into custody by CPS.

KPD alerts public of active scams in the area

The Kilgore Police Department would like to warn the public of two recently active scams in the Kilgore area. The Department has received several reports of Foreign Lottery Scams.

Two Nacogdoches men caught stealing copper

The Nacogdoches County Constable Office Precinct 4 and the Nacogdoches Police Department stopped a burglary in progress last night around 11:00 pm in the city of Nacogdoches.

School Structural Problems Not Attributed to ‘Fault’

The Grand Saline ISD Board of Trustees received a bit of good news from a sesimic evaluation submitted by Apex Geoscience at last Monday night’s regularly-scheduled meeting.

Longview recognized for heart and stroke health efforts

Longview, TX- The Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke recently recognized Longview for promotion of heart health.

Commissioners Meet and Quickly Dispatch County Business Items

Judge Rhita Koches and the four county commissioners met February 28 in regular session with a relatively brief agenda of only 10 items to address. That is a rarity for the twice-monthly business meetings.

Candidates Line up for Leadership Positions in Area Towns and Schools

Monday was the filing deadline for candidates who wish to be elected in November to help run the townships and school districts in Van Zandt County.

Update: Alcohol not a factor in Loop 323 wreck

Tyler — Alcohol was not a factor in this afternoon's Loop 323 wreck, according to Tyler Police.

Semi snarls traffic in Tyler

TYLER — A semi is slowing traffic near the intersection of Amherst St. and Broadway Avenue this morning. Officials say the 18-wheeler hit a tree and is blocking traffic. The wreck should be cleared shortly.

Authorities indict Rusk County constable; wife taken into custody

TYLER, TX — Today at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Rusk County Precinct 2 Constable, Benjamin Thomas Ferrell, 36, of Tatum, was arrested by Dallas Division F.B.I.