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  1. Diana man dies in wreck on Davidson RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Gilmer Mirror

    A Diana man was killed when the car he was driving struck a tree on a rural Harrison County road Saturday night, said the Texas Department of Public Safety. Darrell W. Veitch, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene on Davidson Road by Harrison County Justice of the Peace Mike Smith at 11:15 p.m., the DPS said.

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  2. 7th suspect arrested today in the "million dollar crime spree"Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... 16 and Jan. 6. On Tuesday, law officials from six jurisdictions, including Smith County Sheriff's Office, Harrison County Sheriff's Office, Rusk County Sheriff's Office, New London Police Department, Gregg County Sheriff's Office and Henderson ...

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  3. 2 men drive into gas station, steal ATMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | KETK

    ... Sheriff, Jeff Price, said he believes this crime was premeditated. Price said the vehicle was stolen from Harrison County, although he did not release the name of the company it was stolen from. A crime of this magnitude is rare in East Texas but ...

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  4. Store owner speaks about crash and grab ATM theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | KLTV Tyler

    ... People depend on it," Jackie said. The Rusk County Sheriff's Department believes the truck was stolen out of Harrison County, and the burglary may be related to a similar crime in Smith County.

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  5. Two men drive into gas station, steal ATMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | KETK

    ... Sheriff, Jeff Price, said he believes this crime was premeditated. Price said the vehicle was stolen from Harrison County, although he did not release the name of the company it was stolen from. A crime of this magnitude is rare in East Texas but ...

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  6. New laws on the Texas books for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... one nearly two years back, the changes are smaller than you might expect. Two were tailored specifically for Harrison County and the county seat of Marshall. Courts there are swamped with cases. So now the County Court at Law can take on certain ...

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  7. New laws on the books for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | KYTX-TV News

    ... one nearly two years back, the changes are smaller than you might expect. Two were tailored specifically for Harrison County and the county

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  8. Toll 49 cost to increase Jan. 1Read the original story

    Monday Dec 29 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The rate increases are part of an agreement made with the Texas Department of Transportation before the mobility authority took management control of Toll 49. It required per-mile base rates be increased to 15 cents from 12 cents. Toll 49 is a 25.4-mile, two-lane, outer loop around the south and west side of Tyler, connecting Texas Highway 110 near Whitehouse to Interstate 20. The road has seven toll stations that charge drivers with toll tags between 31 cents and $1.54. 1 comment

  9. Police: Marshall jury indicts man in decade-old murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | KETK

    Under the direction of Marshall Police Chief Jesus Eddie Campa, the Departments unsolved homicide cases were recently reviewed in conjunction with the Harrison County District Attorney's Office. At the conclusion of the review, the murder investigation of Anthony Thomas was determined to be one that was solvable to the point that District Attorney Coke Solomon wished to move forward in presenting the case to a Grand Jury.

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  10. December 13, 2004 Cold Case Solved in MarshallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | KYTX-TV News

    ... Jesus Eddie Campa, the Departments unsolved homicide cases were recently reviewed in conjunction with the Harrison County District Attorney's Office. At the conclusion of the review, the murder investigation of Anthony Thomas was determined to be ...

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  11. District clerk with troubled history arrested for public intoxicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    The Harrison County district clerk, Mellinda Craig, has been arrested again. Craig was booked in to Harrison County jail Tuesday night for public intoxication, officials with the jail tell us.

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  12. Harrison County District Clerk arrested accused of being intoxicated at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Craig was taken into custody by investigators with the Harrison County District Attorney's Office around 4:40 Tuesday at her office. Earlier this year, Craig turned herself in to the sheriff and was later arrested by Texas Rangers for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, deadly conduct, criminal trespass and assault causing bodily injury to a family member.

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  13. Police find over a million dollars in trailer of truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A truck driver was killed on the side of the road in an East Texas accident, and now, a mystery is growing over a million dollars in cash, found in his trailer. Last Monday, a truck caught fire on highway 80, near I-20 in Waskom, in Harrison County.

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  14. Marshall Police Department awarded K-9 bulletproof vestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KYTX-TV News

    ... the road to celebrate Thanksgiving with their friends and families this year. That is the most since 2007. HARRISON COUNTY (KYTX) -- The Marshall Police Department has been awarded a K9 Ballistic Vest thanks to a nonprofit organization, Vested ...

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  15. Officials seek information on dog thrown from truck bed in HallsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    ... took him in and later adopted him. They say they are searching for justice for their new family pet. The Harrison County Sheriff's Office said it may be difficult to see any identifying information in the videos. To provide information, contact the ...

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  16. Officials seek information on dog thrown from truck bed, abandoned in HallsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    ... took him in and later adopted him. They say they are searching for justice for their new family pet. The Harrison County Sheriff's Office said it may be difficult to see any identifying information in the videos. To provide information, contact the ...

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  17. Police find over a million dollars in trailer of truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    A truck driver was killed on the side of the road in an East Texas accident, and now, a mystery is growing over a million dollars in cash, found in his trailer. Last Monday, a truck caught fire on highway 80, near I-20 in Waskom, in Harrison County.

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  18. $1 Million Was Stashed In Big Rig That Burned On Texas InterstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KWTX

    Authorities in Harrison County in northeast Texas are trying to determine the owner of about $1 million in cash that was discovered stashed in an 18-wheeler after the truck's driver was killed while watching the rig burn on Interstate 20. The 36-year-old driver, who was from North Carolina, was struck and killed by a pickup truck as he watched the rig burn. A person who was a passenger in the 18-wheeler told deputies he didn't know to whom the money belongs.

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  19. $1M found in semi on I-20 after fireRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... about $1 million in cash that was discovered stashed in a semitrailer after the truck's driver was killed. Harrison County Sheriff Tom McCool said the 36-year-old driver from North Carolina was fatally struck by a pickup truck after the semitrailer ...

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  20. Sheriff: $1M found in Texas semitrailer after fireRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... about $1 million in cash that was discovered stashed in a semitrailer after the truck's driver was killed. Harrison County Sheriff Tom McCool tells the Longview News-Journal ( http://bit.ly/1sa50Ub ) the 36-year-old driver from North Carolina was ...

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