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One fatality reported in two-vehicle crash in Smith County

One person has died as a result of two-vehicle crash on Farm-to-Market Road 756 in Smith County, according to a news release from DPS.DPS said troopers responded to the crash about 7:21 a.m. on FM 756 just north of FM 346.Troopers reported a 2006 Jeep and a 2002 Chevrolet pickup were involved in the

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-17 14:27:00

1 person dead following crash at 4-way stop near Whitehouse

More HeadlinesFlash floods cause road closures in Deep East Texas1 person dead following crash at 4-way stop near WhitehouseElderly woman reported missing in Van Zandt CountyTYLER, Texas (KETK) - DPS has confirmed one person is dead following a crash Wednesday morning near Whitehouse.Officials tell

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-10-17 13:13:05

Rain to continue through weekend

Ted Ryan of the National Weather Service in Fort Worth said the rain gauge at Cedar Creek Lake has measured 3.9 inches since last Saturday. Trinidad recorded a 2.04-inch total. The Remote Automated Weather Station in Athens reported 2.41 inches on Saturday, 0.48 inches on Sunday, 1.08 inches on Mond

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-10-17 22:20:00

Warrant: Man shot in Longview identified killer to police before he died

Ladadrian Deontae King, 22, remained Tuesday in Gregg County Jail on a $1 million bond, jail records show. Mabank police arrested King Oct. 10 on a Gregg County murder warrant and booked him into the Kaufman County Jail in connection with the Sept. 28 fatal shooting of Henry England Williams, 32, on

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-17 16:03:00

Man arrested for theft at Brookshire’s

In 2011, he was sentenced to 14 months for possession of a controlled substance, with credit for time served.

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-10-16 21:59:00

39 indicted on 57 felony charges in latest session of Smith County grand jury, 3 suspects in gas pump skimmer case indicted

Dairon Julio Jimenez-Roja, 28, and Yoerlan Suarez-Corrales, 39, both of Austin, and Felipe Nieves-Perez, 33, of Las Vegas, Nevada, were arrested July 27 when investigators were called about men taking skimmers off of gas pumps at an Exxon station in the 800 block of South Southeast Loop 323.

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-17 00:45:00

Anderson County's Precinct 2 commissioner race competitive

Three-term incumbent Rashad Mims touts his experience, leadership, and the many improvements he has made possible on county roads and right-of-ways.

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-10-17 22:35:00

Log Cabin officer also boxing champ, elected official

“I joined the boxing tournament because I am competitive and I wanted to test my limits,” he said. “Plus, the organization raises money for very worthy causes.”

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-10-17 22:28:00

UPDATE: Murder suspect moved to Navarro County

The suspect, Rafael Borroel, 39, of Fort Worth, was arrested Sunday and was moved to Navarro County Jail Tuesday morning with bond set at $100,000 for murder.

CORSICANA DAILY SUN - 2018-10-16 16:00:00

3 killed in early morning crash on Interstate 20 in Smith County

Yesterday at 4:20 a.m., Troopers responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on IH-20 on mile east of the city of Lindale in Smith County. Preliminary crash reports indicate the operator of a 2017 International Truck-tractor towing a semi-trailer was legally parked on the westbound should of IH-20 near t

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-16 13:30:00

Blind for years, Trinidad man overcomes odds to become mechanic

In 1993, Brown was 23 years old and facing 10 years in prison. His girlfriend left him, and he had recently lost his eyesight. Not knowing what caused his blindness, Brown was scared and angry.


Texas pilot sentenced to five years in federal prison and ordered to pay $988,000 in restitution for wire fraud and arson conspiracies

The Eastern District Court of Texas in Tyler, Texas, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (Chelsea Purgahn/Tyler Morning Telegraph)


High school students in Arlington killed in crash

The 16-year-old girls were in a Jeep that crashed into a parked tractor-trailer along Interstate 20 in Lindale, in east Texas, early Monday morning.

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-10-16 15:42:00

2 Lamar High teens, woman killed when Jeep crashes into parked truck on shoulder of IH-20

LINDALE, Texas — Two Lamar High School teenagers and a woman where killed early Monday morning when the vehicle they were traveling inside collided with a truck parked on the shoulder of IH-20 in Smith County, authorities say.

WFAA - 2018-10-16 15:34:15

INVESTIGATION: Chemical in Craft-Turney water called NeXgen

NeXgen is produced by a company in Tennessee, and a company safety sheet says the product contains chlorothalonil. But what is it?

KLTV - 2018-10-17 00:36:00

Lindale Police: two people including officer taken to hospital after accident on I-20

LINDALE, TX (KLTV) - At least two people were taken to the hospital, including a Lindale police officer, after being involved in an accident on Interstate 20 Monday.

KLTV - 2018-10-16 03:19:00

Rollover crash leaves Kerens child dead

The preliminary investigation shows that a white 2003 Ford Expedition sport utility vehicle was traveling south on I-45, when, for an as of yet undetermined reason, the SUV drove off the right side of the roadway and rolled multiple times before coming to rest on the west service road, on its passen


Jacksonville man killed in one vehicle crash

According to officials, Brandon Steven Morton, 35, of Jacksonville was traveling west on FM 22 when for an unknown reason, the vehicle went off the road to the north. Morton over-corrected and skid off the southside of the roadway, striking a tree.

KLTV - 2018-10-16 15:16:00

Chase ends with 2 dead, 2 injured when stolen truck hits tree, police say

The driver and one passenger died when the truck hit a tree in southeast Dallas early Monday morning , and two other passengers lived, Officer Mitchell Warren said.


Fatal wreck slows traffic on I-20 westbound near Hwy 69

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A fatal wreck is slowing traffic on Interstate 20 Monday morning.According to authorities, the at least one lane on the westbound side of I-20 is shut down east of U.S. Highway 69 following a fatal wreck that happened around 4:30 a.m.Details of the wreck are limited at this time.S