Texas Woman’s Execution Halted
Just less than five hours before a Dallas County woman was to be put to death, a state judge decided to halt the scheduled Tuesday evening execution.
Earthquake Shakes East Texas Again
A magnitude 2.8 earthquake struck around early Tuesday morning in East Texas.
Texas Woman’s Execution Tuesday First in U.S. Since 2010
A Dallas area woman convicted of the grisly slaying and robbery of a 71-year-old neighbor is set to become the first woman executed in the United States since 2010.
Two People Seriously Injured in Oil Tank Explosion in East Texas
Two people have been seriously injured when an oil storage tank exploded and caught fire this morning in Van Zandt County.
Cost of Mailing a Letter Rises by a Penny
It will now cost you a penny more for a first-class stamp. Sunday the U.S. Postal service raised their rates to 46-cent.
East Texas Animal Shelter Unveils New Name
To mark their 45 years of providing service to Tyler and Smith County, The Humane Society of East Texas Friday announced they are changing the name of the animal shelter.
East Texas Jury Sentences Retired Dentist Bobby Ray Nichols to 20 Years
A retired Tyler dentist convicted of first degree murder has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the shooting death of his wife.
Minor Earthquake Strikes East Texas
East Texas residents in Shelby and Rusk Counties were jolted from their sleep early Friday when a 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck.
Ban on Women in Combat Lifted [POLL]
An announcement Thursday by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifts the ban on women serving in combat.
East Texas Dentist Bobby Ray Nichols Convicted of Murdering his Wife
It took just over an hour Wednesday for a Smith County Jury to convict a retired Tyler dentist of murder.
Officer-Involved Shooting in East Texas Leaves on One Person Dead
One person is dead in an officer involved shooting in Alto Wednesday night.
East Texas Toddler Struck and Killed by School Bus
An 18-month-old girl is dead after she was run over by a school bus that had just offloaded children in the Chapel Hill area.