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Patriots heading to World Series

An 8-7 walkoff win by UT Tyler against Louisiana College is sending the Softball team to the World Series in Salem Virginia. It's the second trip for the program.

Bin Laden apparently liked porn

Bet you didn't know this--- Osama Bin Laden loved his porn. Pentagon officials say, the Navy SEALS found pornography, and a lot of it, at his compound in Pakistan.

Country stars Lambert, Shelton to wed in Hill Country Saturday

Another royal wedding of sorts — country music’s, we’re told — is happening Saturday just outside San Antonio in the Hill Country.

Rusk County man killed in 4-wheeler accident

RUSKY COUNTY — On Thursday, May 12, 2011, at approximately 10:00pm, Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to County Road 304, in the eastern part of Rusk County, in reference to an accident involving a four-wheeler.<

You tell me Texas

As you may have heard, I just got back from England.

Big oil profits and gas prices

Tyler, TX — KFXK wanted to find out how big oil tax breaks might be affecting the cost of gas.

Longview teacher resigns after arrest for sexual indecency with a child

The employment of Dr. Robert Craig Varnell, a high school science teacher and UIL coordinator, ended Thursday following his arrest in Upshur County. Varnell was charged with sexual assault and indecency with a child.

Lighting strikes oil tank in Smith County

Tyler — Smith County officials tell KFXK lighting hit an oil tank causing it to catch fire. Officials say it happened off Farm to Market road 724 just 5 miles from highway 64.

Shot East Texan: "With six bullets, they missed every vital organ"

SMITH COUNTY - Questions still remain in the shooting of 25-year-old Thomas Ray Morrow, but investigators say they are making progress.

Arrests made in Tyler robbery

TYLER — Tyler Police Investigators have identified and arrested the two suspects responsible for the Robbery of Johnnie Roy on May 5th.