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UDPATE: Suspect in North George Avenue shooting arrested in Van Zandt County, victims remain hospitalized

The suspect accused of shooting and wounding a 21-year-old woman and her 19-year-old boyfriend on Monday was arrested in Van Zandt County, according to a news released from the Tyler Police Department.


Smith County Sheriff's Office, Texas Game Wardens searching for suspect in recent high-speed chases

SMITH COUNTY, Texas — The Smith County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Game Wardens are currently on the lookout for a Tyler man who is wanted for multiple criminal offenses.


East Texas teams land in preseason baseball rankings

Multiple East Texas baseball teams landed in the preseason rankings by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association and Diamond Pro/txhighschoolbaseball.com. Texarkana Pleasant Grove is No. 3, and Canton is No. 6 in Class 4A of the THSBCA preseason top 10. Nacogdoches Central Heights Is No. 3,


Quinlan man arrested after fleeing from deputies

QUINLAN, Texas — Quinlan native, Thristan Boyett, 20, was arrested and charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon, deadly conduct discharging a firearm and escape while in custody.


Missing Melcher-Dallas teen found in Texas

Police investigators in south Texas have found a missing Iowa teenager on Friday. According to a release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Liberty "Libby" Boley was found Friday morning in south Texas; she was unharmed.


Methodist Men donate to help feed kids

The Methodist Men of Athens presented a check to Feeding Kids Right on Friday — one of the many charities and organizations the group helps during the year. “I want to thank the Methodist Men for taking the time to help us,” Willa Johnson said. “This is going to help with our spring break feeding, w


Looking back: Edwards served tacos on downtown square for decades

In January, a half-century ago, Earlie Caldwell was planning to draw the curtain on decades of cooking tamales in downtown Athens. He had served his wares to generations of Athenians and was known far and wide as the unofficial Tamale King of Texas.


Hillhouse uses social media to ask for help in finding fugitives

Henderson County sheriff's officials would like to cut down on the number of active arrest warrants by bringing the offenders to justice. Sheriff Botie Hillhouse has begun running a video on the department's Facebook page alerting the public to some of the men and women wanted for various offenses.


Bodies discovered in Oklahoma identified as Texas residents

OKFUSKEE COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities say two bodies found this week in shallow graves in rural Oklahoma have been positively identified as a missing woman and man from central Texas.


Man who posed as musician, athlete facing decades in prison

EASTON, PA (KLTV) - A man who is accused of posing as a professional musician and athlete has now pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including mail fraud. Michael Glenn Barnes, 37, of Gun Barrel City is charged with 29 counts of wire fraud, eight counts of mail fraud and four counts of aggravated i


Athens fire chief to be sworn in during ceremony

ATHENS, TX (KLTV) - Athens fire chief will be sworn in during the department’s first ever swearing-in ceremony. Fire Chief Russell Marshall will be sworn in front of the entire fire department. Marshall said that this is the first time the department has ever done as swearing-in ceremony.


McKinney couple arrested in southeast Texas in connection with indecency with a child investigation

McKINNEY, Texas — A McKinney couple was arrested in southeast Texas last week in connection with a McKinney investigation for indecency with a child, police announced earlier today.


Central Texas Teen who killed boy, 15, sentenced to prison

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County teenager was sentenced Wednesday to serve a 45-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of a 15-year-old Temple boy. Judge Fancy Jezek, in Belton’s 426th District Court, sentenced Edgar Lopez-Benitez, 17, to serve 45 years for the death of Andrew


Attic fire bursts through roof of home in Enchanted Oaks

ENCHANTED OAKS, TX (KLTV) - Crews worked for several hours Tuesday night to put out a fire that had burst through the roof of a home in Enchanted Oaks. According to Payne Springs Fire Rescue, they assisted Enchanted Oaks fire with a working structure at at about 6:55 p.m. When crews arrived at the s


Athens firefighters battle blaze on Tuesday

Athens firefighters and others squelched a blaze at Central Garden and Pet on Athens Brick Road on Tuesday evening that began in a piece of equipment. Chief Russell Marshall of the Athens Fire Department said the original call about a forklift on fire came in just after 4:45. While the first fire un


Guilty plea in assault case nets 22-year sentence

A West Tawakoni man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty of beating a man and setting him on fire in the spring of last year. Jury selection was scheduled Monday in the 354th District Court for Jason Randel Christy, 41, who was charged on one count of aggravated assault causing serious


North Texas Massage Center Owner Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault 10 Years Ago

PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Plano man who owns a massage and realignment center was arrested on sexual assault charges. The Dallas County Sheriff’s Department arrested Michael Solberg last week after a grand jury indicted him.


Woman arrested for 2nd time in three days on multiple charges

Two people were arrested on Monday on several charges, according to a press release from the Henderson County Sheriff's Office. “Dayna Edwards, 34, of Larue, was arrested at her home in the 7800 block of CR 4713. Kelly Clark, 33, was also arrested at the residence. Both were caught with items report


Brookshire's locations in Forney and Terrell join online-ordering scene with 'CURBSIDE,' among select locations

FORNEY, Texas — Brookshire's locations in Forney and Terrell are joining the online-ordering scene with the grocer's "CURBSIDE" service, two of 10 select Brookshire's stores to roll out the new feature since its announcement in December.


Officials responding to plant fire in Athens

ATHENS, Texas — Officials are responding to a plant fire in Athens. According to the Athens Daily Review, the blaze broke out at Dallas Manufacturing, located at 401 Athens Brick Road.