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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

Tyler police searching for man impersonating police officer

Tyler police are investigating a report of someone impersonating law enforcement. Just after midnight, a woman reported being pulled over by a dark-colored SUV with red and blue dash mounted lights at South Broadway and Farm-to-Market Road 2813. The victim said a white man around 30-years-old approa

KLTV - 2018-03-20 10:55:36

Tyler woman indicted for evading arrest, driving while intoxicated

Aurora Perez-Villanueva, a 28-year-old Tyler woman, was indicted on March 14, 2018 for evading arrest and driving while intoxicated in November of 2017. According to the Gregg County District Attorney's Office, this is not Perez-Villanueva's first DWI offense, with at least three total counts in her

CBS19.TV - 2018-03-19 23:46:00

Affidavit: Chandler duo accused of exposing baby to meth

The Henderson County Sheriff's Office has charged a Chandler man and woman accused of exposing a 10-month-old child to methamphetamines. Christian Alexander David Hart, 25, and Katie Lynn Sheppard, 22, are each charged with endangering a child. They were arrested Sunday and are each being held on a

KLTV - 2018-03-20 17:39:05

Tyler man gets 8 years for child porn, solicitation conviction

A Tyler man has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges and an online solicitation charge and accepted eight-year prison sentences on each. Court records show Benjamin Andrew Cole, 34, entered the plea in Judge Kerry Russell's court Monday morning. DPS troopers arrested Cole in August on charges

KLTV - 2018-03-19 18:05:09

Tyler man formally charged after leading DPS on chase in Gregg, Smith counties

A Tyler man has been indicted after leading DPS on a high-speed pursuit in January, that spanned through Gregg and Smith Counties. Aaron Slagle, 37, of Tyler has been indicted for evading arrest with a vehicle and forgery. On Jan. 24, 2018, Slagle along with his passenger, Kalie Kinlaw, 35, of Kilgo

KLTV - 2018-03-19 21:55:10

Robber posing as a cop assaults woman during Tyler traffic stop

Tyler police are searching for a would-be robber who made a traffic stop while posing as a police officer this week, officials said. A woman reported being pulled over by a dark sport utility vehicle early Tuesday, Tyler police spokesman Don Martin said. The victim had just left Walmart and was trav

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-20 18:23:00

19-year-old Athens man pleads guilty to possessing ricin

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - A 19-year-old Athens man has pleaded guilty to the unlawful possession of ricin in the Eastern District of Texas. Abel Keith Fulton pleaded guilty today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love. According to information presented in court, from August to September 2016, Fulto

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-20 23:16:06

Tyler police seeking man who assaulted woman while impersonating officer

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - The Tyler Police Department is searching for a man who assaulted a woman while impersonating an officer overnight. Officials responded to a call around 12:35 a.m., at the intersection of South Broadway Avenue and Farm-to-Market Road 2813 after a female said she was assaulted by

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-20 12:06:30

Minor injuries reported after head-on collision in Tyler

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - A head-on collision resulted in minor injuries Monday morning in Tyler. According to the TPD, the wreck occurred around 7:10 a.m., at the intersection of East 5th Street and South Southeast Loop 323, near Planet Fitness. TYLER, Texas (KETK) - A head-on collision resulted in min

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-19 13:12:25

Tyler woman arrested on an arson charge

Travesa Mallard Danyet Shun, 31 was arrested by Tyler officials and booked into the Smith County jail shortly after 9 p.m., according to jail records. Shun is being held on a $150,000 bond, according to judicial records. Calls to the Tyler Fire Department regarding the incident have not been return

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-19 16:21:00

Multiple taken to hospital after vehicle crashes into tree

Multiple people have been transported to UT Health East Texas in Tyler after a car crashed into a tree in Jackson Heights. According to the Jackson Heights VFD, the wreck happened in the 17000 block of FM 2767 Sunday afternoon. Officials said one person was, "heavily entrapped in the wreckage." "


Tyler Spiritual Leader announces candidacy for State Representative

There's a new candidate in the race for for Texas House of Representatives District 6. He's Rabbi Neal Katz. He made the announcement Monday night at the Tyler Rose Garden Center, as part of his official community kick-off. Rabbi Katz is a religious leader, affiliated with neither Republicans nor De

KLTV - 2018-03-20 01:13:48

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


Police make arrest after disturbance on Shiloh Road

Tyler police arrested one juvenile Friday night after responding to calls about a fight and gunshots fired. Police went to 2525 Shiloh Road after numerous call about a large fight at the location and at least four gunshots, according to a police department news release. As officers were en route, it


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


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


Texas Medical Board disciplines Tyler physician

A Tyler physician was disciplined by the Texas Medical Board on March 2. Dr. Norman Joel McCall entered into an agreed order with the board requiring him to obtain within 30 days an independent medical evaluation by a board approved psychiatrist and follow all recommendations for care and treatment


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