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Trial delayed for Gustavo Zavala-Garcia, man accused of killing Kayla Gomez-Orozco

The trial for Gustavo Zavala-Garcia, the man accused of killing 10-year-old Kayla Gomez-Orozco, likely won't take place until early next year. The defense made a motion to move the trial back to February because the DNA and trace evidence results will not be back from the Texas Department of Public

CBS19.TV - 2018-03-21 17:31:00

UPDATE: Authorities searching for suspect involved with suspicious package found at ETX post office

UPDATE (11:30 a.m.): Authorities are searching for the suspect involved with the suspicious package found on Wednesday morning at the Laird Hill Post Office . Deputies have informed CBS19 that the package had a string attached to it and contained a nail sealing device. The scene around the post of

CBS19.TV - 2018-03-21 17:11:00

Police get two-for-one during felony arrest

While investigating the whereabouts of a Palestine man with a felony on his record, Palestine Police officers found two local residents with active felony warrants. Both were arrested and are in Anderson County Jail. On March 20, acting on information concerning the whereabouts of Vincent Williams,

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-03-21 23:47:00

Henderson County teenager pleads guilty to possession of ricin, a biological toxin; faces up to 10 years in federal prison

A 19-year-old Athens man has pleaded guilty to the unlawful possession of ricin in the Eastern District of Texas, according to a news release. Abel Keith Fulton pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love. According to information presented in court, from August to September 201

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-20 23:25:00

Tyler police on scene of wreck at Grande, Old Jacksonville Highway

Tyler crews are on scene of a wreck Tuesday morning. The wreck occurred at the intersection of Old Jacksonville Highway and Grande Blvd. Tyler police, Tyler fire, and EMS are on scene. Injuries are unknown at this time. Traffic is reportedly backed up in the westbound lanes. Please avoid the area a

KLTV - 2018-03-20 14:08:28

Police searching for suspect they say assaulted woman while impersonating officer

Tyler police are searching for a man they say assaulted a woman while impersonating an officer. "That could be my daughter or wife, and it's sad that someone would go out there and make someone think that they are law enforcement," Tyler Police Department Public Information Officer Don Martin says.

KLTV - 2018-03-20 20:49:50

Mud Nationals kicks off in Jacksonville, expected to draw thousands

Fifteen thousand people on 4,500 acres of dirt roads. That's what you can expect if you're headed to the 16th annual Mud Nationals in Jacksonville. It's a five-day ATV festival, bringing in people from all over the country. The event officially kicked off on Wednesday, but organizer Scott Smith said

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-21 20:03:00

Multiple fire departments fight fire at Tree USA near Lindale

Five fire departments are fighting an out of control burn at Trees USA at 14352 Farm-to-Market Road 849, near Lindale. Officials from the Smith County Fire Marshal's Office and the Smith County Sheriff's Office Environmental Crimes Unit are on the scene and the Texas Forestry Service is on the way.

CBS19.TV - 2018-03-20 22:43:00

Jacksonville police reports: March 7-14

The Progress will publish reports from the Jacksonville Police Department in the Saturday edition each week. All information is provided to the Progress by the police department. These reports are not an admission of guilt for parties involved. March 7 - 14 Two men were arrested in the 700 block of


USPS employee allegedly caught trying to sneak cigarettes over Smith Co. jail wall

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - A United States Postal Service Employee was busted Thursday allegedly trying to smuggle cigarettes into the Smith County Jail. Brittney Boyd, 25, of Lindale, who was also on duty as a USPS employee, was caught with Andria Smith, 21, of Tyler, trying to get contraband over the p


East Texas fugitive known as "Stinky Butt" captured in Jacksonville

A man who escaped the custody of the Van Police Department in late November after he received medical treatment at a Tyler hospital is in custody. A press release from the Jacksonville Police Department said police received word Drashaydrian "Stinky Butt" Hunter, 26, was at an apartment in the Jack


Methamphetamine dealer arrested after leading deputies on chase

Bill Monday, a 33-year-old Athens-area methamphetamine dealer was arrested after leading Henderson County deputies on a chase through the town Thursday. Deputies believed Monday to be in Athens with a large amount of illegal narcotics. According to authorities, Monday refused to stop his motorcycle


ETX wanted suspect known as 'Stinky Butt' found in closet, arrested

Jacksonville police have arrested the notorious "Stinky Butt." Drashaydrian Montell Hunter, 26, also known as "Stinky Butt" has been arrested in Jacksonville. Police say they found Hunter in a closet with a black nylon bag over his head just before 7:30 a.m. at an apartment at Jacksonville Pines apa


HAVE YOU SEEN HIM? Tyler police seeking help identifying mall thief

Officers from the Tyler Police Department need help identifying a suspect who went into Dillard's and stole several Coach items. If you or anyone you know has information about the suspect please call Detective Brock at 903-535-0122 or call Tyler Crimestoppers at 903-597-2833. Officers from the Tyle


One arrested after reported fight, shots fired in Tyler

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Tyler Police have arrested a juvenile after gun shots were reported Friday night. According to authorities, numerous callers reported a large fight and at least four gun shots in the 2500 block of Shiloh Road after 10:00 p.m. As police were responding to the scene, a dark blu


1 arrested after firing multiple shots at rehab center

Juan Carlos Garcia, a 21-year-old Tyler man, was arrested after allegedly firing multiple shots at around 9:23 p.m. Thursday at the Waterton at Shiloh at 2875 Shiloh Rd. When Tyler Police officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired in the area, witnesses told them they saw a possible susp


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Suspect accused of robbing Tyler credit union at gunpoint charged

Police have charged the man they say robbed a Tyler credit union at gunpoint back in December. Wayne Alan Watson, 58, of Fort Worth was served an arrest warrant on Tuesday and charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony. Police say on Dec. 1, 2017, Watson was responsible for robbing the