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Wood Co. burning more than 800 acres over next few days

WOOD COUNTY, Texas — The office of Emergency Management and the Fire Marshal's office of Wood County have announced they are burning between 800 and 1,000 acres of land near Holly Lake.


New face on Texas most-wanted list: MS-13 member with MS-13 tattooed on his face

You don't have to be an expert in gang tattoos to spot the latest addition to Texas' 10 most wanted fugitives list. Authorities in "The Lone Star State" are hoping the listing's newest add won't be tough to find: A gang member whose face is literally branded with "MS-13."


Firefighters from across Texas train during controlled burn in Wood County

WOOD COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A large controlled burn in Wood County is serving two purposes: clearing underbrush for wild turkeys and training firefighters from across the state. Firefighters from 14 departments across Texas are in Wood County where crews have set an 800 to 1,000-acre fire. The fire is


City of Sulphur Springs Public Safety Director James W. Sanders Placed on Administrative Leave Due to Ongoing Investigation by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

The City of Sulphur Springs has placed Public Safety Director James W. Sanders on paid administrative leave due to “his being involved in an ongoing criminal investigation by another agency.” A spokesman for Texas Commission on Law Enforcement confirmed to FrontPorchNewsTexas.com that their agency h


Texas SUV crash kills 4, sends 6 to hospitals

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Four people died and six more were injured, all foreign nationals, after the sport utility vehicle in which they were traveling crashed while speeding away from deputies.


Gun in pocket kills Texas country singer Justin Carter while filming music video

A rising Texas country musician died earlier this month when a gun in his pocket went off while he was filming a music video. Fox News reported Justin Carter’s death last week after his mother, Cindy McClennan, confirmed the news to Fox.


Texas Woman Gives Birth To Sextuplets — 3 Sets Of Twins

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Childbirth, regardless of the method, is something that requires incredible feats of strength — so I guess that makes one Texas woman a superhero!. New mom Thelma Chiaka recently gave birth to sextuplets — 4 boys and 2 girls.


Lawsuit: Texas dealership wrecked customer's car while it was in the shop, then tried to cover it up

PLANO, Texas — A car dealership in Plano is now at the center of a civil suit that claims an employee wrecked a customer's car while it was being serviced, and then fixed the vehicle without revealing what happened to the customer.


One person dead in Titus County crash

TITUS COUNTY, Texas — One person is dead after an accident in Titus County on Monday. According to a preliminary crash investigation, a 2019 Freightliner truck-tractor towing a semi-trailer driven by Joshua Allan Beach, 30, of Sulphur Springs, was stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 30 when a 2004


Hopkins County Law Enforcement Report for March 26th, 2019

A 35 year old Sulphur Springs man was arrested for Criminal Trespass and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Latest News / by Front Porch News - March 26, 2019 6:27 am. Price Station Area 2.36 Shamrock 430 W Industrial Dr & Georgia St Sulphur Springs 2.37 Love’s Travel Stop 1201 S Hillcrest Dr nea


Overnight thunderstorms in Upshur County causes damage

GILMER, Texas — After storms pushed through East Texas in the pre-dawn hours of Monday morning, many residents in Upshur County woke up without power. The outage affected more than 1,000 residents. While the Upshur Rural Electric Company says almost everyone who is on their roster should have electr


Lindale father who saw daughter walk in mock graduation has passed away

LINDALE, TX (KETK) - An East Texas man who had his dying wish granted has passed away. According to Lindale ISD, Mark Patterson died Sunday night. Mark was battling stage four cancer, and his last wish was to be able to see his daughter walk the stage.


27-year-old killed near Emory in wreck was not wearing seatbelt

EMORY, TX (KETK) - At approximately 12:45 Monday morning, Troopers responded to a one-vehicle fatal crash on FM-779, seven miles southeast of Emory. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and was not wearing a seatbelt.


Gilmer woman, daughter survive after large tree crashes through bedroom ceiling

GILMER, TX (KLTV) - A woman and her daughter were in bed when a pine tree smashed through their roof and stopped short of crushing them. It happened in the 500 block of State Highway 155 in Gilmer around 2 a.m. during a storm.


Portion of I-30 in Titus County closed after wreck involving 18-wheeler, SUV

TITUS COUNTY, Texas — A portion of Interstate 30 West in Titus County is shut down following a crash involving an 18-wheeler and an SUV. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, the wreck occurred near mile marker 164.


Severe Thunderstorm Warnings issued for Hawkins, Rains counties

TYLER, Texas — The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for both Hawkins and Rains counties. The warning is set to expire at 10:45 p.m. Residents may experience golf ball-sized hail and 65 mph wind gusts.


Intense But Brief Weather Affected Sulphur Springs Area During Early Monday

Intense But Brief Weather Affected Sulphur Springs Area During Early Monday. Around midnight on Sunday March 24, 2019 the Early Warning Sirens situated in various areas around Sulphur Springs were heard, alerting residents to impending dangerous weather. The National Weather Service upgraded a Sever


Motor Grader, Research Resources Among Items Considered By County Commissioners Court

A new motor grader, amendments for two county precinct budgets and extended research resources for judges and the district attorney were all matters Hopkins County Commissioners Court was asked to consider approving during their regular meeting Monday.


Cats, Lady Cats in district play

Sulphur Springs teams play in crucial district games this week, starting today. The Lady Cats will be in road action Tuesday against Lindale. The junior varsity game starts at 5 p.m., and the varsity follows at 6;30 p.m. at the Royse City softball diamond.


NWS determines straight-line winds of about 100 mph caused damage, outages in Gilmer

GILMER, Texas — After storms pushed through East Texas early Monday morning, many residents in Upshur County woke up without power. The outage affected more than 1,000 residents.