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  1. Texas Motorist Wins $77,500 After Traffic Cops Steal CashRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | TheNewspaper

    ... they had come fresh from the bank. She had recently earned the sum from the sale of 12.9 acres of land in Van Zandt County. Despite the explanation, Officer Fry grabbed the cash and arrested Dutton, who had no criminal record of any kind, for "money ...

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  2. Shiloh: Abandoned horse finds health, happiness at the Pegasus ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KLTV Tyler

    ... not come for him. The colt was given the name Shiloh, which means peace; he was taken back to the ranch in Van Zandt County where is now receiving the care he needs to get his health back. A dentist came to look him over, and said that Shiloh is ...

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  3. Pardon requested in fatal crash possibly caused by GM defectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | CBS News

    ... In a letter written this week to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, Leslie Poynter Dixon, a former Van Zandt County district attorney, said she would have dismissed the case against Anderson if she had known about the crash's true cause. "It is ...

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  4. Ex-prosecutor cites recall, seeks pardon in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Journalgazette.net

    ... driving a 2004 Saturn Ion in November 2004 when the car suddenly veered off a road and ran into a tree in Van Zandt County, southeast of Dallas. Her fianc, Gene Mikale Erickson, who was 25, was killed. Anderson, then 21, was severely hurt. GM has ...

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  5. Ex-prosecutor asks for pardon in fatal GM crashRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WJRT

    ... by the bad switch. In a letter to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, Leslie Poynter Dixon, the former Van Zandt County district attorney, said she would have dismissed the case if she had known the crash's true cause.

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  6. Ex-prosecutor seeks pardon for woman convicted after crash now linked to GM ignition-switch issuesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | ABA Journal

    ... action or omission of Ms. Anderson was the cause of the accident that led to her criminal charges," former Van Zandt County district attorney Leslie Poynter Dixon wrote in a letter last week to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. "Had I known at ...

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  7. VIDEO: Former Van Zandt Co. prosecutor asks for pardon in fatal GM crashRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... by the bad switch. In a letter to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, Leslie Poynter Dixon, the former Van Zandt County district attorney, said she would have dismissed the case if she had known the crash's true cause.

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  8. Heavy rain possible across East Texas on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | KLTV Tyler

    ... through Friday evening. A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect for Delta, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Rains and Van Zandt county through 1:00 p.m. on Friday. Numerous areas of showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop across the area and train ...

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  9. Former Prosecutor Wants Pardon For Fatal GM CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Manufacturing.net

    ... driving a 2004 Saturn Ion in November 2004 when the car suddenly veered off a road and ran into a tree in Van Zandt County, southeast of Dallas. Her fiance, Gene Mikale Erickson, who was 25, was killed. Anderson, then 21, was severely hurt. Because ...

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  10. Thieves steal children's reading room air conditionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | KLTV Tyler

    ... a driveway for the children's reading room. Learn more and find out how to help out at BenWheelerTX.co Van Zandt County Sheriff's Officials say the library has two other air conditioners, but the one in the children's room was the only one that was ...

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  11. Inmates back in Van Zandt Co. Jail after faulty locks repairedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | KYTX-TV News

    ... VAN ZANDT CO. (KYTX) - Eleven days after a major security flaw was uncovered, 144 inmates are back at the Van Zandt County Jail following repairs to faulty locks that were enabling some of them to get out of their cells. The inmates were moved back ...

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  12. 7 from 7: Headed back to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | KLTV Tyler

    ... cell locks were found to be 'compromised' are now on their way back to their 'jail home.' The inmates from Van Zandt County were moved to Henderson, Kaufman and Upshur Counties when the locks were found to be compromised May 30. 2. Tonight we will ...

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  13. Inmates moving back into East Texas jail after repairs made to 'compromised locks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | KLTV Tyler

    ... cell locks were found to be 'compromised' are now on their way back to their 'jail home.' The inmates from Van Zandt County were moved to Henderson, Kaufman and Upshur Counties when the locks were found to be compromised May 30 . Jail staff noticed ...

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  14. Smith County Sheriff's office investigates possible sexual assaultRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | KYTX-TV News

    ... us a lot about our health. SMITH CO (KYTX) - The Smith County Sheriff's office received a call from the Van Zandt County Sheriff's office regarding a possible sexual assault of a teenage girl. The Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office advised that they ...

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  15. Teen claims she was sexually assaulted by 24-year-old in Smith Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | KETK

    ... another law enforcement agency. On the evening of July 8, Smith County dispatchers received a call from the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office regarding a possible sexual assault. The Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office told authorities they had taken ...

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  16. Family of Longview sanitation worker speaks out after wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | KLTV Tyler

    ... isn't as worried. You might remember several stories we shared with you about a pasture party in Van Zandt County that attracted nearly 5,000 teens. Plans are under way for another East Texas pasture party, but this time law enforcement isn't as ...

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  17. Chikungunya: It's not if, but when it'll become prevalent in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | KLTV Tyler

    ... isn't as worried. You might remember several stories we shared with you about a pasture party in Van Zandt County that attracted nearly 5,000 teens. Plans are under way for another East Texas pasture party, but this time law enforcement isn't as ...

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  18. Harrison Co. district clerk arrested on agg. assault, deadly conduct chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | KLTV Tyler

    ... isn't as worried. You might remember several stories we shared with you about a pasture party in Van Zandt County that attracted nearly 5,000 teens. Plans are under way for another East Texas pasture party, but this time law enforcement isn't as ...

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  19. 7 from 7: East Texan bumps into President Obama at dinner, receives special coinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | KLTV Tyler

    ... isn't as worried. You might remember several stories we shared with you about a pasture party in Van Zandt County that attracted nearly 5,000 teens. Police in North Myrtle Beach say a Gastonia woman and her husband lied about her drowning and filed ...

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  20. Palestine says 'no action, no comment' on group's call for officials to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | KLTV Tyler

    ... isn't as worried. You might remember several stories we shared with you about a pasture party in Van Zandt County that attracted nearly 5,000 teens. Plans are under way for another East Texas pasture party, but this time law enforcement isn't as ...

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