Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:19 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:19:44 GMT
The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that wouldMore >>
The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that would allow a return to their original nickname.More >>
Police say an East Texas woman who is reportedly impersonating a police officer has committed the same crime twice in one week.
Sunday night, a man was robbed at a car wash off West Front Street in Tyler when a woman presented a false police badge and demanded to search his car. Monday, police said a similar thing had happened in downtown Tyler at D & N Grocery last week.
Police believe the same woman was acting in both incidents.
In store surveillance video, you see the woman in denim shorts. She made a purchase inside the store, then went outside. That's where she confronted the first victim by asking for money.
"She then told him to turn around and place his hands on the car like she was going to do a pat down and took his wallet. Once it was out of his pants, she got in her vehicle and took off," said Tyler Police Officer Don Martin.
Police said in a second incident, the same woman confronted another man vacuuming his car at a carwash on West Front Street in Tyler. She identified herself, again, as an officer and told him he'd be arrested if he didn't let her search his vehicle.
"While she was in his car, she ended up stealing his cell phone that was in the car and took his wallet and left him high and dry," said Officer Martin.
Tyler Police say both victims were Hispanic males. Police warn, if someone identifies themselves as a police officer and they are in plain clothes, you should call the police department and confirm their identity. Officer Martin said you should even request the presence of a uniformed officer on the scene.
Police said the woman may be driving a dark compact car... possibly a gray Nissan. Anyone confronted by her should immediately call 9-1-1.
The woman is described as a white female with short brown hair, possibly in her forties, approximately 5'5" and 130 pounds.
Tuesday, May 14 2013 10:46 PM EDT2013-05-15 02:46:58 GMT
A Henderson County home was gutted by fire on Tuesday night.Volunteer fire crews from Brownsboro, Chandler, and Dixie responded to a home in the 600 block of Hamilton Boulevard in Chandler around 6:30More >>
Multiple fire crews respond to Tuesday evening fire.More >>
Tuesday, May 14 2013 7:11 PM EDT2013-05-14 23:11:18 GMT
Two East Texas women have been arrested for plotting to kill a peace officer.According to Harrison County Sheriff's Office, Amanda Smith and Sydney Brook Side were arrested and charged with solicitationMore >>
Two East Texas women have been arrested for plotting to kill a peace officer.More >>
Saturday, May 11 2013 9:20 PM EDT2013-05-12 01:20:29 GMT
A run-off election will be needed to decided who will take the seat of Mayor in the city of Jacksonville.The current mayor, Kenneth Melvin took home 389 votes (41%), while Rob Gowin took home 426 (44%)More >>
A run-off election will be needed to decided who will take the seat of Mayor in the city of Jacksonville.More >>
Friday, May 10 2013 3:49 PM EDT2013-05-10 19:49:01 GMT
Multiple fire departments are fighting a fire at a building used by the Union Grove Independent School District. Fire officials confirm the building is located on the district's school campus on UnionMore >>
Multiple fire departments are fighting a fire at a building used by the Union Grove Independent School District.More >>