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UPDATE: Crews put out Rusk Co. tank battery fire

UPDATE: Crews put out Rusk Co. tank battery fire

Rusk County officials responded to a tank battery fire Tuesday afternoon.
Winona authorities searching for alleged copper thief

Winona authorities searching for alleged copper thief

Multiple agencies are searching for a suspect who allegedly stole copper from a place of business.
NPD investigating child found wandering near road

NPD investigating child found wandering near road

The Nacogodoches Police Department is investigating a child found wandering alone outside a local home.
Jacksonville Police searching for alleged robbery suspect

Jacksonville Police searching for alleged robbery suspect

The Jacksonville Police Department is currently searching for a suspect who is wanted for allegedly robbing a gas station at gunpoint.
Authorities identify mother, child killed in ETX fire

Authorities identify mother, child killed in ETX fire

Authorities have identified a mother and young child who were killed in a recent Cherokee County fire.
ETX woman sentenced to 54 months for student financial aid fraud

ETX woman sentenced to 54 months for student financial aid fraud

A 32-year-old Flint, Texas woman has been sentenced to federal prison for violations in the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced Tuesday.

Texas A&M bonfire collapse: Remembering the fallen

Fifteen years ago, a dozen people were killed and 27 more injured in the Texas A&M bonfire collapse. The tradition was held on campus to represent the student bodies' desire to beat the University of Texas in football.
Ohio State QB named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week

Ohio State QB named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week

Ohio State redshirt freshman quarterback J. T. Barrett has been named The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the twelfth week of the 2014 college football season.
Man, woman killed in Coffee City crash over weekend

Man, woman killed in Coffee City crash over weekend

Two people were killed over the weekend after a head-on collision in Coffee City.

Longview native Matthew McConaughey gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Matthew McConaughey now has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The actor accepted the honor on Monday.

GREAT NEWS: Son of Longview man defies medical odds, cancer in remission

At four-years-old, children should be playing, making messes and having the time of their lives leading up to kindergarten. However, that is not the case for Rhett Wilkins.
Crews respond to Van Zandt Co. house fire, 1 taken to hospital

Crews respond to Van Zandt Co. house fire, 1 taken to hospital

The Van Zandt County Fire Marshal along with Grand Saline and Fruitvale Fire Departments responded to a house fire Tuesday morning.
Longtime ETX fire department captain passes away

Longtime ETX fire department captain passes away

According to Jacksonville Fire Department Chief Brent Smith, a veteran fire captain passed away Monday night.
Spring Hill QB released from hospital, recovering in Tyler

Spring Hill QB released from hospital, recovering in Tyler

 A Spring Hill High School athlete who suffered a life-threatening concussion Friday, November 7, has been released from the hospital.
NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for remainder of season

NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for remainder of season

East Texas native Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the remainder of the 2014-2015 NFL season.