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Downtown Tyler ArtWalk is Today
Today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. is the first Downtown Tyler ArtWalk of 2012. There will be nearly 20 artists exhibiting their work inside and outside of various downtown businesses. The weather should be perfect for an evening stroll around the downtown square to view the art. There will even be music t…
Gunman Opens Fire Outside a Texas Courthouse, Kills One
BEAUMONT – One person is dead and three wounded after a gunman opened fire in front of a Southeast Texas Courthouse, according to Associated Press reports.
Police in Beaumont say the man suspected in today’s shootings near the Jefferson County Courthouse has been injured and cap…
Justice Department Rejects New Texas Voter ID Law
WASHINGTON — A new photo ID requirement for Texas voters has been rejected by the U.S. Justice Department. The agency says the state has failed to show that the new law has neither a discriminatory purpose nor effect. The department also says it objected to the law because many Hispanic voters…
Smoke From a Distant Fire
TYLER - Smoke from a 2,000 acreage controlled burn in Houston County is beginning to fill the skies in Smith County.
The Smith County Fire Marshalls office tells us the Texas Forestry Service is conducting the burn off in Kennard and the strong winds blowing from the south is moving the smoke into pa…
Seven People Named in Health Care Fraud Scheme
DALLAS -- Seven people have been named in a health care fraud scheme including the owner of a medical service provider.
The federal indictment alleges the defendants bilked Medicare and Medicaid of nearly $375 million for more than five years beginning in January 2006.
The indictment names Jacque Roy,…
Salon Owner Now Jailed in Tyler
A Tyler Beauty Salon owner charged with illegally performing breast augmentations is back in Tyler after she was arrested in Harrison County last week.
39 year old Carmel Foster-Alexander is accused of injecting two people with some kind of substance to augment their breasts, and one person, Sheena B…

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