Sometimes, you just can't take it anymore. Whether you are the guy in Network or Michael Douglas' character in Falling Down, there's a point where every man reaches his breaking point. It's at that time that he must take matters into his own hands, even if that includes taking a loaded gun, a video ... More >>
We've heard some strange cases of online impersonation, but this one, as the Brits say, takes the biscuit.
Last night Jessica Cooley of the Lufkin Daily News broke the story of Angela Buchanan, a 30-year-old woman evidently smitten with a 51-year-old lady. Buchanan and the woman had been messaging ... More >>
"People call me a lot of things love, but they'll never accuse me of bein' a mothafuckin' gentleman." -- Willie D. of the Geto Boys, 1991
Twenty-one years after Willie D. rapped those lines, and elaborated on that anti-chivalric theme at great length, one East Texas man seems to have taken him whol ... More >>
An Angelina County district court judge has brought the hammer down on a 33-year-old Diboll woman who was recently convicted of having sex with a 13-year-old boy. Despite a tearful apology and plea for forgiveness, judge Barry Bryan sentenced Natalie Johnson to 25 years in prison.
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A pair of Lufkin dental office workers have been arrested and charged with stealing gold meant for grills and fillings from their place of work.
Authorities there say that Heather Ricks Terry, 30, and Mary Dorsey, 42, swiped about $5,000 of the precious metals from the Palmer and Ross Dental Group ... More >>
He doesn't look like he'd have kiddie porn at ALL.Marriage and a weakness for child porn. It's a combo that doesn't mix.
The latest area man to find that out the hard way is 67-year-old David Allen Smith of Lufkin.
Police there say Smith's vile stash came to light after his wife took thei ... More >>
William Chambliss, grandfather of the year.Drunk driving is a terrible idea. Drunk driving with kids in the car is even worse. Leave it to an East Texan from the Lufkin-area village of Huntington to invent an even worse variation on this potentially deadly theme.
On Monday, concerned citizen ... More >>
Bad teachers abound in Texas.Recent weeks have seen a rash of cases involving high school teachers having sexual relationships with students past the age of consent.
These cases differ from sexual assaults in that while they are second-degree felonies punishable by up to 20 years in prison, ... More >>
Angelina County SOMichael Turner had a rough day.When you see a young man with a bloody mess of a face driving a PT Cruiser around your neighborhood, it's probably a good idea to go ahead and call the police. That's just what some concerned Lufkin citizens did early Monday evening when just t ... More >>
Angelina County JailTerry Sims: ALMOST outwitted the copsApparently Terry Michael Sims enjoys his meth and doesn't much care who knows it. Earlier this week, the 33-year-old Tyler man evidently made a spectacle of himself in public, and police in the town of Huntington were called out to inve ... More >>
Trishana Broussard: If blowing underage boys in cemeteries is wrong, she don't wanna be rightA 37-year-old East Texas woman is going to prison after pleading no contest to engaging in oral sex with three teenaged boys.
On Monday, Trishana "Mama Bear" Broussard was sentenced to a six-year se ... More >>
Photos courtesy Angelina County JailThompson and Zylstra: Wow...just...wowLast month, we brought you the tale of James "Jacob" Thompson, the 23-year-old East Texas tattoo artist accused of accepting a $20 fee for both illegally tattooing and surgically removing a birth control implant from th ... More >>
Photo courtesy Angelina County SOEdwin Simpson: Edwin Jabroskey Simpson of Lufkin was thirsty, and in his view, overly sober. And nothing -- not abject poverty nor an angry cop -- was gonna stop the hulking 22-year-old from getting hold of an ice-cold 24-ounce can of Tilt Premium Malt Beverag ... More >>
Photo courtesy Angelina County SOStocking up at the Lufkin WalmartAn 18-year-old man is behind bars in Lufkin after it was alleged that he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl who was incapacitated by a cough-syrup high.According to an arrest affidavit, the accused, Joseph Weeks, met up with the ... More >>