Falling asleep in van proves costly for Palestine man

PALESTINE - Falling asleep in his van turned out to be a costly nap for a Palestine man, who wound up in the county jail after officers checking on his welfare discovered marijuana and weapons in his possession. Palestine Police Lt.

FedEx Freight location burglarized again Video

Our Kenneth Dean reports on a disturbing string of robberies at the FedEx Freight distribution location in

Ethical questions raised about San Marcos bus ticketing

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — San Marcos drivers are questioning the ethics of a company that issues tickets to drivers for illegally passing a school bus, and also presides over hearings that decide if those tickets stand. The Austin American-Statesman reports that drivers who want to contest a ruling by the company, called Dallas County

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Bullard ISD trustees call for bond election

BULLARD (TNS) -- Trustees voted to call a $40 million bond election during Thursday's Bullard ISD school board meeting. If approved, the funds would provide needed educational space for current and future Bullard ISD students due to growth in enrollment, according to…

02 March 2015 [01:15 PM]
Effort underway to revitalize Dansby Village

KILGORE — A Kilgore native who remembers when his historically black part of town was a vital community is taking steps to bring back at least a little luster to Dansby Village. LaMont Wheat was plying a music career in…

02 March 2015 [12:55 PM]
Wearable arts specialist to speak

East Texas Quilt Guild will present wearable arts specialist Sandra Sims at its Tyler Quilt Show this month. Ms. Sims’ garments with heavy beading have been featured in Martha Pullen’s Fancywork Magazine and Sew Beautiful magazine, the announcement said. The…

02 March 2015 [12:49 PM]
Nebraska police find pot inside container labeled 'Not Weed'

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cited for possessing pot inside a container that had been slapped with a label reading: "Not Weed." The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Lancaster County deputies stopped the man's…

02 March 2015 [11:43 AM]
Experts blame anti-vaccine lobby for Bosnia measles outbreak

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Medical experts warned Friday the anti-vaccination lobby is growing in Bosnia, using scientifically discredited arguments to stoke parental fears in the worst-affected country in Europe's measles outbreak. This trend — combined with a generation that could…

02 March 2015 [11:05 AM]
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02 March 2015 [09:56 AM]
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Longview man jailed after car chase Video

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02 March 2015 [09:30 AM]
Officials looking for source of bad smell in Louisville, Ky.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — There's a bad smell in parts of the Louisville, Kentucky, area but nobody knows where it's coming from. Media reports say city crews have been trying for nearly a week to pin down the odor that…

02 March 2015 [07:47 AM]
Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a fatal encounter captured on video, three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row during a struggle over one of the officers' guns, authorities said. The graphic video…

02 March 2015 [05:03 AM]
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Warrant round-up scheduled

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01 March 2015 [11:03 PM]
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ASCO breaks ground on new facility

Associated Supply Co., also known as ASCO, held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday on its new 16,135-square-foot facility in Tyler. The new building,…

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