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Lindale Man Arrested after State Trooper Fatally Shot

FAIRFIELD (AP) — A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a Thanksgiving traffic stop in East Texas. The Texas Department of Public Safety released a statement on its Twitter account Thursday night identifying the trooper as Damon Allen, 41. DPS said Allen joined the department in 2002 and was married with three children. The agency also said it will file capital murder charges against Dabrett Black, 32, of Lindale. Allen was shot and killed before 4 p.m. Thursday ...

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Man Arrested in Thanksgiving Day Assault

TYLER -- A man has been arrested in a Thanksgiving Day assault that injured two people, one seriously. Tyler police responded around noon to a Kennedy Avenue location where the incident had just occurred. The first arriving officer saw the suspect about a block north, walking away from the scene. 51-year-old Leo Patrick Collins of Tyler was jailed after being charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Police say Collins had assaulted his 54-year-old neighbor Jacqueline ...

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Police: Watch Your Belongings This Holiday Shopping Season

TYLER - Black Friday is the largest shopping day of the year. Tyler police caution you it is also a busy time for auto burglars. They'll shop the easy way, by stealing your gifts, purses, wallets, packages, or other valuables you leave in plain sight inside your vehicle. There are some basic safety tips so motorists and shoppers can prevent these crimes. Tyler police say to hide your belongings and gifts from eyesight and lock them in your trunk ...

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Firefighters Bid Farewell to Canine Friend

FLINT -- The Flint-Gresham Volunteer Fire Department is mourning a loved one. "Flynt the Fire Dog" became a member of the team in 2004. According to KETK, the department says he died Wednesday morning. Department members say when calls came in, he would often beat the firefighters to the engine. Describing him as a friend to everyone, the firefighters say they will miss Flynt very much. Flynt will be laid to rest at the fire station, and a memorial ...

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Missing Palestine Woman Found Safe Following Tip

Missing Palestine Woman Found Safe Following Tip

PALESTINE -- Acting on a tip, law officers have found a missing Palestine woman safe and unharmed. According to KETK, Palestine police say 24-year-old Haley Dawn Grant was located Wednesday evening at a location in Anderson County. Police took a missing person report on Monday. Her friend said she had been missing since November 18. She was last seen at a gas station in Palestine. Friends and family had been searching for her, not knowing why she would ...

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President Trump assures troops they’re ‘fighting for something real’ in Thanksgiving call
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Texas congressman apologizes for nude online selfie
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Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sexual assault charges
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