A Tyler man was indicted recently for an aggravated sexual assault of a child charge.
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A 3-year-old and 5-year-old were among four people killed in the two-vehicle wreck in Smith County Sunday afternoon.
A Lindale woman was killed on Toll 49 after striking a guardrail Sunday afternoon in Smith County.
Each week, the Tyler Morning Telegraph runs a photo page called Best Shots. The page combines our favorite staff photographs of the week along with reader-submitted pictures.
In October, Shine: Tyler founder Suzy Stjernstrom Shepherd had a vision for a nonprofit to feature art and completing acts of kindness that lift people’s spirits in the city of Tyler.
Within his nearly two years of life, Coby Cochran has been both an answer to his parents’ prayers and an example of God’s faithfulness, and he’s moved into the hearts of the East Texas community.
Two churches in rural Smith County will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic this week.
Better Business Bureau Serving Central East Texas presented six awards to companies and a nonprofit on May 2 for exemplifying ethical behavior and integrity toward employees, vendors, customers and community members.
John Smiley, who currently serves as dean of instruction at Tyler Legacy High School, was named principal of Rice Elementary School on Thursday during a Tyler ISD board of trustees workshop.
PALESTINE – Love was in the air and mom was on the mind at a Little Chefs cake decorating class at LuLu & Kakes, Cupcakery and Sweet Shoppe in Palestine on Saturday.
Tyler Junior College’s student media, The DrumBeat, has proved to be among the top in the state with its recent winnings at the 2021 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association’s first virtual conference.
Grassroots America will host its “Liberty Education & Action” meeting on Tuesday evening with dinner and speakers.
RUSK – It was all fun and games when Rusk seniors headed to the Rusk Civic Center and ballparks for their annual Mega Game Day on Friday. The event, hosted by Rusk Ministerial Alliance, was the perfect way for Rusk High School seniors to unwind as the school year starts to come to an end.
Selena Estrada, an 8-year-old Tyler native, was first inspired to help others during a bedtime talk with her mom, Elva Estrada.
Officials are looking for a registered sex offender who they say is a suspect in a homicide that happened this week in White Oak.
As of Thursday, Smith County reported two new COVID-19-related deaths since Monday, bringing the virus death toll at 296.
A Tyler man, who is involved in a criminal street gang, was sentenced to 45 years in prison for injuring two police officers and trying to take one of their weapons.
A Tyler motorcyclist was killed Thursday afternoon after a two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49 in Smith County.
A Tyler man who is a member of the white supremacist organization Aryan Circle pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in the violent assault of a man in 2016.
Over 600 gathered for the 30th Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast at the Green Acres Baptist Church CrossWalk Conference Center on Thursday during an emotional service.
The Women's Fund of Smith County honored inspiring women and their "together is better" mission statement Thursday during the nonprofit's annual Mother's Day Luncheon.
After more than an hour-long meeting in closed session, the Smith County Elections Commission voted to accept Denise Hernandez’s original resignation as county elections administrator on Thursday and deny her later statement rescinding the request.
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Starting next week, masks and face coverings will become optional for all Tyler ISD students and staff while in school or on campus property.
A former East Texas nurse accused of killing multiple patients at a Tyler hospital was indicted last month in connection with the death of a fourth patient.
The Republican-led effort to allow Texans to carry handguns without any kind of license cleared what is likely its biggest remaining hurdle in the Capitol on Wednesday, when the Texas Senate moved in a nail-biter vote to bring the measure to the floor and then gave it preliminary approval.
A Beckville man was arrested Wednesday after police say he pretended to be a law enforcement officer during a traffic stop in Arp.
Several airports in the Tyler area received federal grants totaling $184,500 to combat the spread of COVID-19.
While removing the roots of bushes in a flower bed with his classmates, Bullard High School senior Garrison Nichols learned more about the act of giving without asking for anything in return.
The Force was strong with two young Padawan readers who were first in line Tuesday to receive new Longview Public Library cards with a Star Wars theme.
Smith County donated surplus computer equipment this week to Mustard Seed Ministries, a nonprofit with a purpose of refurbishing discarded or salvaged technology and giving the revamped tech to local school children.
Lindale’s Jordan Jenkins and Bishop Gorman’s Elizabeth Mahfood have excelled as student-athletes during their high school careers.
As of Monday, Smith County reported one new COVID-19-related death since Thursday, bringing the virus death toll at 294.
UT Health North Campus Tyler was named one of the World’s Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek magazine.
Tyler Junior College Fire Academy held graduation ceremonies for Class No. 19 on April 23 in Rogers Palmer Performing Arts Center on the TJC Main Campus.
The oldest documented house in Tyler will likely remain standing after the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission voted Tuesday in favor of tabling a zoning change that could have led to the demolition of the 174-year-old building.
A Lindale woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison for her involvement in the 2019 death of a Tyler man after a robbery in Longview.
A Tyler man, who stole and pawned off an elderly couple’s property in 2019 while working as the husband’s caregiver, was sentenced to seven years in prison.
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A 19-year-old man was arrested in Lindale last week for accusations of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl who he met online.
RUSK – Several Rusk student-athletes were recognized on Monday at the annual sports banquet held at the Rusk High School auditorium. Among awards given were the Class of 63 Players Choice award, Newcomer of the Year award, Doug Jordan Award along with many others.
A 18-year-old Tyler High School senior died after a two-vehicle crash Saturday night in Smith County.
One of the most famous screams from 1990s pop culture came from the pipes of a man who grew up in Longview — and you’ve probably never heard of him.
It started when a pizza delivery person couldn’t find his home one evening. His curb needed to be painted with the address’ numbers to make his home easier to find. That was the moment Tyler Prock, a Wills Point native, decided to take matters into his own hands and begin painting curbsides.
Out of 24 open positions for the city of Tyler’s summer recreation team, the parks and recreation department has only seen about four applicants as of Monday.
A 35-year-old man was charged with murder Monday afternoon after police say he shot another in the head in Jacksonville.
The third annual Best Preps, presented by UT Tyler Health East Texas, will be streamed on best prepstyler.com and the Tyler Morning Telegraph’s Facebook page. It is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Smith County Elections Administrator Denise Hernandez resigned from her position on Monday afternoon after three months in the role.
Lindale High School students are being released from school at 12:30 p.m. for the remainder of the Monday due to a major water line break at the school.