Texas reacts to new Obama immigration plan

PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov.

Doctor remembers last moments of Kennedy's life

Just after lunchtime 51 years ago, Dr. Robert McClelland was in a conference room, showing a group of students a film on surgical techniques on the second floor of Parkland Hospital in Dallas when a coworker brought the news that President John F.

Two men admit to two armed robberies

Two men who have admitted they committed two armed robberies Thursday night are in custody after being apprehended Friday morning by Smith County Sheriff’s deputies and Tyler police. Sheriff Larry Smith said the two men, identified as Jacob Lee Roper, 20, and Jacobi Ty-Wan Washington, 21, were arrested after being stopped in the 3500 block o

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Texas reacts to new Obama immigration plan

PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott vows another lawsuit against the Obama administration. Attorneys for…

22 November 2014 [07:41 AM]
Hawkins couple found shot dead identified

The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the names of the two people found shot to death in Hawkins on Wednesday afternoon. Jean Dark, DPS spokeswoman, said the two are identified as Shannon McNabb, 67, and Daniel Lee Faulk,…

21 November 2014 [11:19 PM]
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Two men admit to two armed robberies

Two men who have admitted they committed two armed robberies Thursday night are in custody after being apprehended Friday morning by Smith…

21 November 2014 [10:26 PM]
DPS identifies Hawkins couple found dead

The Department of Public Safety has released the names of the two people found shot to death in Hawkins on Wednesday afternoon. Jean Dark, DPS spokeswoman, said the two are identified as Shannon McNabb, 67, and Daniel Lee Faulk, 60.…

21 November 2014 [09:15 PM]
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Day of Mourning tribute to Kennedy

In perusing the bills Texas lawmakers have already filed in advance of the January 2014 legislative session, one bill seems conspicuously absent.…

21 November 2014 [07:15 PM]
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Responses to Immigration plan from across US

Thousands of immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials cheered across the country as President Barack Obama announced on television his plan for…

21 November 2014 [10:20 AM]
Austin public housing to have Internet access

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of public housing residents in Austin will have access to free basic Internet service in a technological partnership with Google. U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro was on hand Thursday in support of…

21 November 2014 [10:02 AM]
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Third arrest made in Quitman toddlers' deaths Video

QUITMAN (KYTX)- After months of investigation, during which interviews were conducted in three states, Quitman Police Department announce that another arrest has…

21 November 2014 [09:13 AM]
East Texas lawmakers not pleased with Obama

Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.” The moves, affecting mostly parents and…

20 November 2014 [10:32 PM]
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100 joined Night Without a Home event

With candles in hand, about 100 people lifted their voices in song to memorialize the homeless men and women who died this…

20 November 2014 [10:31 PM]
Looks like Lee leaning toward land purchase

Tyler ISD could save approximately $11 million by purchasing property at 320 ShiloTYler h Road over the price of two other pieces of property looked at that could potentially house a high school site, Superintendent Dr. Marty Crawford told the…

20 November 2014 [10:20 PM]
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Kick start to the holidays in Kilgore

Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation had a kick start to the holiday season with the Christmas in th Patch and Lighting of the…

20 November 2014 [10:11 PM]
Gov.-elect Abbott vows legal challenge to immigration order

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is pledging to challenge President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration in court. Abbott, who is the Texas attorney general until he succeeds Gov. Rick Perry in January, issued his vow Thursday…

20 November 2014 [09:19 PM]