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Smith County K-9 Killed During Traffic Stop, Manhunt Underway

Tragic news this afternoon out of Smith County as KLTV is reporting that a Smith County K-9 has been shot and killed in the line of duty. 

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3 Suspects Linked to On The Border Shooting Arrested in Kilgore

Arrests have been made in association with Monday night's brazen shooting that occurred in the parking lot of On The Border in Tyler.   

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Walmart to Close 269 Stores, Nearly 30 in Texas

Wal-Mart has announced plans to close 269 stores across the U.S. and globally.  According to a press release, officials with Wal-Mart indicated that after assessing their portfolio for 2015, there was a need for these closures to ensure Wal-Mart remains a healthy business.   

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Comedy of Errors at Walmart Leads to Arrest of Lufkin Father, Son

A Lufkin Man and his son were booked into the Angelina County Jail on Thursday due to a series of events at the Walmart Supercenter in Lufkin.  

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News Anchor Schools Internet Bully on Live TV

A CBS news anchor and reporter from Wisconsin decided she wasn't going to let a bully make her feel bad. Then she turned the tables on him and pointed out to the world that he's a gigantic doofus on air. Jennifer Livingston: 1, Internet Jerk: 0.

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Tyler Fire Department Offers Free Smoke Alarm Installations

The Tyler Fire Department is once again offering smoke alarm installations within the City of Tyler for residents who meet certain criteria.

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Abducted Alabama Teen and Kidnappers May Be Here in East Texas

Police in Dothan, Alabama are searching for a missing 15 year old girl, Ailene Lander, who was abducted from a medial facility on September 17th. Police believe her abductor is her stepfather, Charles "Dean" Partin, and a female named Julie Bethke. Authorities are asking for your help as they believe they may all three be in East Texas or West Louisiana.

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East Texas Man Arrested for Trying to Bathe in a Rain Puddle

You can't find many bigger winners than this guy -- and right here in East Texas, no less.

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Robert E. Lee and John Tyler High School Kick Off 22nd Annual Pantry Raid

This year Robert E. Lee and John Tyler High Schools are looking to break 1 million pounds collected for the 22nd Annual Pantry Raid. The Pantry Raid is a friendly competition between the two schools to feed the hungry in East Texas.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued for East Texas

The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm warnings at several parts of East Texas, and residents are advised to exercise caution — especially driving home this evening during rush hour.

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Police Uncover Major Drug Operation in East Texas, Arrest 12

Twelve people are jailed following a federal investigation that uncovered a two year drug trafficking operation in East Texas.

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Larry Smith Wins Smith County Sheriff’s Race

Former ATF Agent Larry Smith defeated former Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Chris Green to become the next sheriff of Smith County.

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