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Longview man given 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting child younger than 6 years old

Longview man given 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting child younger than 6 years old

On Tuesday, a Longview man was sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child.
A surprise inside...

A surprise inside...

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; authorities in Ohio say a man who ordered a gun safe online opened it up only to discover 280 pounds of marijuana inside.
Accused killer points finger at child's stepfather

Accused killer points finger at child's stepfather

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The lawyer for Mona Nelson - accused of the 2010 kidnap-murder of a 12-year-old boy - sought to undermine the prosecution's case Thursday by pointing an accusing finger at the boy's stepfather.
Senator Cruz issues statement on violence in Egypt

Senator Cruz issues statement on violence in Egypt

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) released the following statement on President Obama's comments concerning violence in Egypt:
Search for Galveston teen takes odd turn

Search for Galveston teen takes odd turn

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Galveston girl who went missing during a trip to New Orleans is safe in Houston with her husband, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
Preview of the 2014 Election season

Preview of the 2014 Election season

The 2014 election season is already in full swing, with candidates declaring for races, consultants churning out campaign ads and the political rumor mill swirling.
One High-dollar burglary

One High-dollar burglary

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; two of four burglary suspects are in custody after the group smashed their way into a high-end retailer at the Galleria early Wednesday morning and grabbed purses.
One of a kind plate up for sale

One of a kind plate up for sale

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas A&M's unique license plate goes up for auction this afternoon.
Longview man tried to throw wife from second-floor balcony

Longview man tried to throw wife from second-floor balcony

A Longview man was jailed Tuesday after his estranged wife said he tried to throw her from a balcony. Jason Allen Mace, 31, was arrested early Tuesday when police arrived at his house in the 2900 block of McCann Road.
Hallsville girl alleges peers beat, recorded her in 'set-up girl fight'

Hallsville girl alleges peers beat, recorded her in 'set-up girl fight'

Hallsville ISD police confirmed Thursday they are investigating a reported beating of a student whose mother has called the attack a “staged and planned girl fight video.”
TEA releases 2013 accountability ratings

TEA releases 2013 accountability ratings

The Texas Education Agency released the 2013 state accountability system ratings on Thursday, for more than 1,20
Longview pair used elderly man's cane to beat him, another man

Longview pair used elderly man's cane to beat him, another man

A Longview man and woman were arrested Thursday after police said they beat a 76-year-old man and then a 56-year-old man with the elder man’s wooden cane, sending both victims to the hospital.
Want to be a substitute teacher?

Want to be a substitute teacher?

Back to school isn't just for teachers and students - East Texas school districts are also looking to hire substitute teachers. If you are interested, here's how you can apply:
INTERACTIVE MAP: Texas life expectancy

INTERACTIVE MAP: Texas life expectancy

How long you live and how healthy you are could depend in part on where you live, according to county-level data released by the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.

Ex-coach accused of threatening Mormons, Catholics

The Houston Chronicle reports; police in Fort Collins, Colo., are alerting religious organizations to a self-described "Islamist jihadist" who said Mormons and Catholics "would be destroyed" in the next two weeks.