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"Handsome Guy" bandit on his way to jail in MS

Jackson County, MS — KFXK just found out Steven Ray Milam, or the "handsome guy" bandit, the man accused of almost a dozen North Texas bank robberies over the last year, and who police say has Tyler ties is currently being taken

Nacogdoches man in poor condition after wrecking stolen vehicle

NACOGDOCHES — A Nacogdoches man is fighting for his life after stealing a car from the Sunshine Food Mart and crashing it soon after.

Drunken man arrested after wrecking on S. Broadway in Tyler

According to Smith County jail records, Quinten Mackey was released from jail at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Postal Service meets with Lufkin area residents

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; concerned East Texans worred about mail delivery and jobs can learn more about pending closures at a meeting with USPS officials this evening.

Man uses stolen credit card seven times in Lufkin stores and online

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin wants your help identifying a suspect in a credit card fraud investigation.

Longview area 2011 homes sales on upward trend

Home sales in the first half of 2011 for the Longview and East Texas area lagged behind rates from the first half of 2010, but the market appears to be rebounding, according to sales numbers and local Realtors.

UPDATE: Tyler's 'Handsome Guy Bandit' caught in Mississippi

TYLER — According to NBC DFW, the "Handsome Guy Bandit" has been arrested after a morning chase in Mississippi. You can see the detailed report on their website.

UPDATE Morning wreck blocks southbound lane on Mineola Hwy near Tyler

TYLER — According to Tyler police, crews have cleared the scene and traffic is back to a normal flow. Tyler Police tell KETK, a wreck involved an 18-wheeler has traffic blocked north of Tyler.

Smith County car fire under investigation; Possible car theft

Smith County Fire officials tell Fox 51, they were dispatched to a car fire in the Noonday area around 10:30 pm on Monday.

Longview Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign nets less in 2011

The Longview Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign ended with $107,429 for this Christmas season, a drop of more than $17,000 from its 2010 collections, Capt. Guy Watts, director of the local office, said.