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Meth dealer, drugs, and cash haul in midnight drug raid

Friday morning, Martin Elvis Riddle, 60, of Eustace, had a substantial amount of methamphetamine, the paraphernalia used for making meth, and over $1,000 in cash.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-10-19 19:06:47

Second suspect in shooting death of Crockett man pleads not guilty

Brandon Hill, 34, is facing a murder charge for the shooting death of Frank Thomas. Hill pleaded not guilty to the plea on Wednesday.


Multiple people arrested in Smith County for online solicitation of a minor

Smith County Sheriff's Office Investigators, Tyler Police Department, Longview Police Department, FBI and ICE-ERO, supported by agents with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Investigations Division and Highway Patrol Division, arrested multiple suspects for online solicitation of

CBS19.TV - 2018-10-19 16:11:00

Cushing ISD Police Department makes terroristic threat arrest

CUSHING, TX (KTRE) - The Cushing ISD Police Department arrested an individual and charged him or her with terroristic threat Friday afternoon. According to a Facebook post from Cushing ISD Police Chief Shane Johnson, the arrest was made at about 1 p.m. Friday. The post did not say whether the person

KTRE - 2018-10-19 20:56:59

Polk County judge issues local disaster declaration has precaution because of possible flooding

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - In the wake of the National Weather Service issuing a flood warning for the area of the Trinity River near Goodrich, Polk County Judge Sydney Murphy declared a local state of disaster Friday.

KTRE - 2018-10-20 01:27:00

Burger King should open by summer

In getting the franchise restaurant, city officials appeared to have it their way, as well. They are pleased with the new addition to the shops and restaurants of Loop 256, but no incentives, such as tax-breaks or abatements, were offered to Burger King to build here.

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-10-18 23:16:00

Crockett Bulldogs win over Coldspring Trojans

Crockett, TX. (KBTX) -Crockett Bulldogs (5-2) win over Coldspring Trojans (1-7) at Crockett's Monte Jack Driskell Stadium. Coldspring played a good game tonight, but Crockett able to muscle through the rain and the Trojans defense came out on top.

KBTX.COM - 2018-10-19 23:50:00

4 arrested on drug charges in Henderson County

Deputies executed the warrant about 3:40 a.m. Thursday and discovered Gregory Wayne Cantrell, 41 and Ashley Dawn Mauldin, 33 both of Athens in possession of what appeared to be methamphetamine.

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-18 13:30:00

ACSO: ETX man pointed gun at son, threatened to kill him

ANGELINA COUNTY, Texas - A deep East Texas man has been arrested after officials say he threatened to kill his son. According to the Angelina County Sheriff's Office, deputies arrested William Glen Drysdale, 55, of Lufkin, for aggravated assault-threat with a deadly weapon. On Thursday, around 6:10

CBS19.TV - 2018-10-19 20:09:00

The City of Palestine issues boil water notice

The City of Palestine has issued a boil water notice for residents on Murchison Street from Murchison Street apartments to North Hurst Street. Public Notice to Boil Water: Due to a water valve replacement for residents in the area of Murchison Street from Murchison Street apartments to North Hurst S

CBS19.TV - 2018-10-19 15:32:00

Capital murder suspect Gustavo Zavala-Garcia in court for pretrial conference

Capital murder suspect Gustavo Zavala-Garcia speaks to a member of his defense team as he is being escorted out of the 241st District Courtroom after a pre-trial hearing in the Smith County Courthouse, Thursday, July 12 in Tyler, Texas. (Tyler Morning Telegraph/LouAnna Campbell)By LouAnna Campbell,

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-18 13:56:00

Trinity River continues to rise, affect neighborhoods

LIVINGSTON, Texas- Liberty County emergency management officials do not expect the levels of the Trinity River to start dropping until Tuesday. In fact, emergency management officials do not anticipate the river will even crest until early next week.

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-10-18 23:34:27

Affidavit: Witness heard Nacogdoches stabbing victim cry out in pain, took knife from suspect

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - A witness took the knife away from a Nacogdoches woman after she allegedly stabbed the father of her child in the stomach on Oct. 13 during an argument, according to an arrest affidavit.

KTRE - 2018-10-18 21:11:00

Attorney: Ex-USA Gymnastics head didn't know of indictment

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny invokes his right under the Fifth Amendment not to answer questions during a Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a sta

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2018-10-18 21:55:47

Complaint, traffic stop lands Lufkin man in jail on drug charges

More HeadlinesFlash floods cause road closures in Deep East TexasComplaint, traffic stop lands Lufkin man in jail on drug chargesHazmat, fire, and police crews on scene of fuel spill on Interstate 20 east


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.


College spotlight: Palestine's Irric Deyon

How's the team doing?:Grand View is off to a fantastic start this season. Despite losing its opener versus Evangel (Mo.), the Vikings have reeled off five wins in a row. The team scored a season-high output versus MidAmerica Nazarene (Kansas), totaling 56 points.


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


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


POLICE REPORTS: Not good with kids: Dog bites baby carriage, chases children

The Lufkin Police Departmentmade two arrests late Monday and early Tuesday. Arrests and charges included: Ronderious Narcisse Berry, 21, of Diboll, assault/family violence and interfering with emergency request for assistance; and Jeffrey Robert Felix, 21, of Lufkin, warrant for unlawfully carrying