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East Texas Murder/Kidnapping Suspect on the Run

Law officers in Henderson County say one person is dead and another victim was kidnapped following a shooting Thursday night in Coffee City.

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Thieves Being Sought in East Texas Equipment Burglary

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for information in the identification of suspects involved in the burglary of a building that occurred on County Road 297.

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Extreme Heat Expected for East Coast, Not East Texas [VIDEO]

East Texas had it’s fare share of extreme heat last year and it seems the heat wave and extreme temps have moved up north along the East Coast.  I just happened to catch the forecast for this week for Richmond, VA and what we felt last year is nothing to what they’re expecting today and mid-week.

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Babelgum, Flickr
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First-Ever East Texas Ghost Conference Coming to Marshall [VIDEO/POLL]

Do you believe in ghosts? Well, bring up the subject of ghosts and Marshall, Texas and there’s a lot of people who will admit, if only in confidence, that they’ve seen, felt or heard something that can’t be explained – a woman’s face in the window of the historic courthouse late at night, an empty rocking chair rocking back and forth, a house where the lights go on and off at random, and no electrician can figure out why.

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Woman Arrested for Threatening to Kill Pregnant Woman, Steal Unborn Child

Tanya Lynette Bradley, 30, of Longview, is jailed after making threats to kill a pregnant woman and then steal her unborn baby to raise as her own — all after she had convinced her family she was pregnant for almost nine months.

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It’s Hot Outside, But Here’s Five Places Hotter than East Texas

Sure, it’s hot out today here in East Texas. But lets not forget we just cracked triple digits this week and we’re not even supposed to get that high today — But regardless, I know it’s still hot. So since I can’t buy you all a snow-cone, here’s a list of five places that are MUCH hotter than ET, to hopefully help you feel a few degrees cooler today, ya big baby.

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Marcin Wichary, flickr
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Why The 9-to-5 Job is a Thing of the Past

Today’s employees are being freed from a 9-to-5 job thanks to smartphones, mobile apps and the cloud. As a result of technology that’s allowing employees to do many things outside the office, many bosses aren’t looking at the time clock that closely any more.

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Why Drugs Are Bad: Texas Man Arrested After Eating a Dog

A man from Waco who said he was high on the synthetic drug K2 was arrested after he chased a neighbor while on all-fours and eventually strangled and starting eating a family dog — while it was ALIVE — sparking yet another zombie-style discussion from recent events around the nation.

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Argument at a Tyler Tattoo Parlor Leaves Three Injured and One Arrested

Tyler police responded to 13th Step Tattoo business, 2119 E. Fifth St., around 1:50 a.m. Wednesday,on a report of a pedestrian hit-and-run assault.

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Fourth of July Fireworks Displays + Events in Tyler

Fourth of July may fall on a Wednesday this year, but that only allows us for even more time to celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s freedom with fireworks, events and family fun this year. There are plenty of things going on in the area this year for July 4th, so get all the events and fireworks information you need, right here.

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Noel Henderson, Getty Images
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Texas A&M Receives Federal Contract Developing Bio-Defense Strategies

Texas A&M University system will be housing three national bio-defense centers that will make vaccines and develop ways to help the U.S with the threat of  bio-terrorism.

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Vote Today For The East Texas Food Bank in Toyota’s ’100 Cars For Good’ Program

The East Texas Food Bank is one of 500 nonprofit finalists in Toyota's '100 Cars for Good' program. It's a philanthropic initiative where Toyota is giving away 100 cars to 100 nonprofit organizations over the course of 100 days! The East Texas Food Bank was chosen as a finalist of more than 4,000 applications nationwide! In order to win the car, the East Texas Food bank needs your help - and vote!

 

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