Not-so-easy money

Are you one of thousands of East Texans just trying to make ends meet? Looking for that extra helping hand? Sometimes you may seek a loan from one of those businesses in a strip mall. In Nacogdoches, lawmakers are keeping an eye on those, due to the high fees and interest rates you can fall victim to. At 6, Donna McCollum explains how Nacogdoches may join other cities in regulating a business which, so far, legislators are avoiding.

Also at 6, Maleeha Kamal updates us on the case of a man found dead in Jasper County and why two people are accused in his death.

And at 10, Caleb Beames speaks to the man who saved his girlfriend and their newborn baby from a home fire.

Jeff Awtrey
Assignments editor