Several fire crews are at the scene of an early morning house fire in Lindale. Smith County officials say it started around 3 a.m. Monday in the 300 block of N. Henry Rd., just off of Highway 69. Dispatchers say the house is heavily involved, but everyone inside did get out without any injuries.
KLTV Tyler, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 04:34 AM
Robert Ladd is scheduled to be executed Thursday for the 1996 death of a Tyler woman, but he is not the only East Texan on the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's death row. There are nine other men and one woman from the area awaiting a scheduled date with death for crimes for which they were convicted.
Tyler Morning Telegraph, Sun, Jan 25 2015 @ 12:27 AM
Teresa Wooten and Cathy Pirtle, sisters of Vicki Garner, show photo collages of their sister when she was little. A North Carolina attorney has filed for a stay of execution in the case of Robert Charles Ladd, who was convicted by a Smith County jury in 1997 for the murder of 38-year-old Vicki Ann Garner the year before.
Tyler Morning Telegraph, Thu, Jan 22 2015 @ 04:22 PM
Loud explosions rocked the area near Loop 49 and Old Jacksonville Highway Tuesday morning after a tractor-trailer and a Honda Accord collided, killing one and setting an 18-wheeler on fire. It was the first fatality accident on Loop 49 since the first section between South Broadway Avenue and Old Jacksonville Highway opened in 2006.
Tyler Morning Telegraph, Wed, Jan 21 2015 @ 12:32 AM
Tyler Junior College psychology and sociology instructor Dr. Deb Kelley assisting the East Texas Human Needs Network to conduct a Homeless Survey. This same survey was carried out in January of 2014 and the results showed that 257 homeless individuals live in Smith County and 37 of them children.
Tyler Morning Telegraph, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 01:48 AM
A shootout between a store clerk and a masked robber ended with the robber being fatally shot Sunday night just east of the Tyler city limits. Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith said his office received a 911 call about 7:34 p.m. Sunday reporting there had been a shooting at the MiPueblo convenience store at Morningside Drive and Gallion Lane.
Tyler Morning Telegraph, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 12:43 AM
A Henderson County man who was shot by deputies after firing a shotgun at them is now in custody and several deputies have been placed on leave. Deputies were called about 9:56 p.m. Jan. 22 to a residence in the 200 block of North Cherokee Shores Drive in Cherokee Shores in response to a domestic disturbance call involving a firearm.
KLTV Tyler, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 10:01 AM