Another East Texas School District Votes to Allow Teachers to Carry Guns
It’s called ‘The Guardian Plan,' and will allow trained employees of the Westwood Independent School District in Palestine to carry concealed handguns on school property.
Zombie Alert Interrupts TV Broadcast [VIDEO]
A Montana television station's regular programming was interrupted by news of a zombie apocalypse.
Pope Benedict XVI to Resign
The Vatican announced Monday that Pope Benedict XVI is resigning on February 28.
Three East Texans in Custody for Oil Storage Tank Explosion [UPDATE]
Three suspects wanted for their role in last month’s fire and explosion at an East Texas oil storage facility that seriously injured two people, are now in custody.
Monopoly Iron Game Piece Replaced by the Cat
Facebook voters have been heard in a contest that drew 10 million fans of the iconic board game Monopoly, and the consensus is out with the Iron token and in with a cat.
No More Saturday Mail Deliveries
The United States Postal Service plans to stop delivering Saturday mail beginning this August.
East Texans Arrested in Federal Drug Bust
A federal grand jury meeting in Tyler has resulted in multiple indictments naming nearly a dozen East Texans in a methamphetamine trafficking investigation conducted by federal, state and local law enforcement.
Texas A&M Study Finds Traffic Jams Are Costing Motorists Billions
An annual study conducted by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute shows driving patterns of Americans adds up to $5.5 billion a year.
Statewide Silver Alert Canceled; Dallas Man Found Safe
A statewide silver alert for Wilbert Hubert Wingfield of Dallas was called off Monday afternoon after he was found safe in Vermillion, Louisiana.
East Texas Records Third Earthquake in One Week
A 2.7 magnitude earthquake struck Thursday night south of Timpson, the site of two other earthquakes the past week and a total of nine since May 2012.
Remembering Space Shuttle Columbia 10 Years Later
It was one of those mornings when the sky seems to be the brightest blue and the air is cold, clear and crisp. But what happened 10 years ago that morning forever changed the lives of the families of seven astronauts, and is now marked by the question, where were you when the Space Shuttle Columbia …
East Texas Prosecutor Shot + Killed Outside Courthouse
A manhunt is underway for two suspects who ambushed a Kaufman County Prosecutor Thursday morning as he walked toward his workplace.