Suspected Intoxicated Driver Leaves Tyler Man in Critical Condition
A major traffic accident in Tyler just after midnight Wednesday has left one person hospitalized in critical condition after he was hit by a person suspected of being intoxicated.
East Texas Police Chief Fired
The first black police chief of an East Texas town has been fired over poor job performance. The Jasper City Council last night dismissed Chief Rodney Pearson. A council member called the dismissal “racism at its finest.”
Cussing Will Cost You in One Northeastern Town
A store owner in the Massachusetts town of Middleborough says she’s “really happy” that residents have voted to impose fines for swearing in public.
Two East Texans Dead in Separate Weekend Accidents
A two-vehicle accident Saturday morning has left one East Texan dead and two people seriously injured.
Power Outage Forces Smith County Courthouse to Close
The Smith County Courthouse, Courthouse Annex, and the Sheriff’s Administrative offices are closed due to a power outage Thursday Morning.
Tyler Beer and Wine Sales Petition Nearing Completion
A petition promoting the sale of beer and wine in the City of Tyler and Smith County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 has gained three quarters of the signatures required to place it on the November 6 ballot.
East Texas Man Sentenced for Producing Child Pornography
A 51-year-old Longview man has been sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation violations.
East Texas Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 5-Year-Old Girl
A Corrigan man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl on numerous occasions is out on bonds totaling $100,000 after he was jailed and charged with indecency with a child and aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Recent Rains Could Spare Texas from Scorching Summer
Spring showers that have fallen across Texas this year, and more rain expected this week will likely spare the Lone Star State a second straight record-setting summer of heat and drought.
Comic Book Hero Green Lantern is Gay
Green Lantern, one of DC Comics’ oldest and enduring heroes, is openly gay, according to a new comic coming soon.
BREAKING: Kimberly Cargill Sentenced to Death [UPDATED]
A Smith County jury has sentenced convicted murderer Kimberly Cargill to death after deliberating for more than eight hours today (Thursday, May 31).
East Texas Family Killed in Fiery Crash
DPS Investigators say a fiery wrong-way accident on Interstate 20 near Dallas has killed three children and both drivers.