Coming up on Good Morning East Texas: Sheriff's deputies in Angelina County say they have a major drug suspect behind bars. We'll tell you how long they spent investigating the case.
A federal judge issues a new ruling in a decades-old school desegregation case. We'll tell you which districts are affected...and which aren't.
Plus...meteorologist Grant Dade will pay a visit to the kitchen for today's "Cooking up a Storm"…and share his recipe for "beer-battered burgers".
A cold front is moving through the area this morning. Temperatures this afternoon behind the front will be slightly cooler than yesterday, in the lower to middle 80s. The forecast for Friday Night Football looks great. Clear skies, light winds, and kick off temperatures in the upper 70s dropping to the upper 50s by the end of the game. Lows tomorrow morning will be in the lower to middle 50s. Will take a look at your weekend forecast coming up on Good Morning East Texas.
A two-year investigation has led to the arrest of one of East Texas' most prolific meth cooks, according to the Angelina County Sheriff's Office.
It is the not-so-valuable item thieves are after that lets them right into your home.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - People along the East Coast are looking ahead to forecasts for cooler, drier air in many areas once drenching rains from the remnants of a tropical storm have passed. But for now, torrential downpours continue and some East Coast cities got more rain in hours than they normally get in months. The storm has left at least five dead.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is about to lose his chief of staff. Obama today makes official what has been clear for days-- Rahm Emanuel, the relentless enforcer of the president's agenda, is resigning. The job Emanuel wants now is mayor of Chicago. Later today, the president is expected to praise Emanuel's service and introduce Pete Rouse, as the interim replacement.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Fifteen school children abducted from a bus on their way to school in Nigeria Monday have been freed by their kidnappers. A police spokesman says all the children are in good health. He says he doesn't know if a ransom was paid to win their release.
ZAPATA, Texas (AP) - The Zapata County sheriff says a 30-year-old man reported shot on a lake on the Texas-Mexico border recently moved back to the United States from the Mexican border city of Reynosa. He says David Michael Hartley was shot in the head yesterday on the Mexican side of Falcon Lake on the Rio Grande in a random attack by armed boaters.
TYLER, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has lifted a 39-year-old statewide school desegregation order from all but nine rural Texas public school systems. His order notes that he did not examine or determine whether the freed districts are fully desegregated.
HOUSTON (AP) - Shares of Texas-based Continental Airlines are expected to stop trading on the New York Stock Exchange today after Continental and United announce they've completed a deal to combine. The new airline will be the world's biggest. It will carry the United name and trade on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "UAL."