Third West Nile Death Reported in East Texas
Cherokee County is the latest to report a death resulting from the West Nile virus.
Missing East Texas Fisherman’s Body Recovered
Search Crews have recovered the body of an East Texas fisherman who may have drowned in a private lake near Chapel Hill.
Parents of 2-Year-Old Found Dead Charged with Child Endangerment
The parents of a two-year-old Smith County boy who was found dead inside a septic tank are now jailed, but are not charged with their son’s death.
East Texas Baby Drowns in Family Bathtub
A 9-month-old Tyler girl has died after drowning in the family bathtub.
City of Tyler Activates Emergency Shelter for Possible Hurricane Isaac Evacuees
St. Louis Baptist Church located at 4000 Frankston Highway in Tyler is the site of the city’s first shelter location.
Back to School Reminders for East Texas Motorists
It’s back to school for many East Texas students. Local and state law enforcement remind motorist to use caution when approaching school zones and observe flashing lights at school crossings.
Several Shot, Two Dead Outside Empire State Building
Two law enforcement officials in New York City say a recently fired store worker shot a former colleague to death and then randomly opened fire on others near the Empire State Building. They say the gunman was shot and killed by police.
Missing East Texas Toddler Found Dead
A Smith County toddler who went missing Tuesday afternoon while playing a game of hide and seek was found dead early Wednesday in a wooded area near Winona.
Five Children Killed in East Texas Crash [UPDATED]
A sport utility vehicle taking 10 children to Splash Kingdom Water Park in Canton veered out of control Monday and overturned on Interstate 20 near Van, killing five children and injuring six other occupants of the vehicle.
Fears of E. Coli Prompt Recall of Romaine Lettuce
Texas is one the many states included in a voluntary recall of romaine lettuce because of fears about possible E. coli contamination.
Capital Murder Suspect Back in East Texas
Donny Lee Greenhow, who was captured in Tennessee, arrived back in East Texas Thursday afternoon to face capital murder charges in connection with the homicide of a Ben Wheeler couple.
Craigslist iPad Scam Lands Two East Texans in Jail
The Tyler Police Department began receiving a series of thefts on Wednesday being reported by individuals who had responded to a Craigslist advertisement http://easttexas.craigslist.org/sys/3206688685.html