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Constable: 8 pit bulls found dead in creek

Authorities are investigating the death of multiple dogs found dead in southern Upshur County.
Father, son killed in fiery crash near Texarkana

Father, son killed in fiery crash near Texarkana

A father and son were killed Friday morning in a fiery crash northwest of Texarkana.

Eagle's Nest youth center renovations still underway Jacksonville

The old cotton gin building in Jacksonville is still under renovation to become the new Eagle's Nest youth center Eagle's Nest is an organization formed to help get at risk youth off the streets.

Smith Co. SWAT, DPS arrest man barricaded in home

Around 6:21 pm, the Smith County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call from local Department of Public Safety officers requesting assistance from the Sheriff’s Office SWAT team.

Do you know what to do when bit by a venomous snake?

You may want to watch where you step. These sneaky reptiles blend in with the ground, and can coil into small piles of doom that camouflage with rocks and brush.
Still time to vote in Gregg County runoff elections!

Still time to vote in Gregg County runoff elections!

Runoff election voting continues until Friday at 7:00p.m. Gregg County Elections Administrator says voter turnout for the runoff election has been low.
Zebra Mussel rules expand to East Texas counties, rest of state

Zebra Mussel rules expand to East Texas counties, rest of state

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved a new regulation requiring that all boats operating on public fresh water anywhere in Texas be drained before leaving or approaching a lake or river to help combat the further spread of zebra

ETX man arrested, accused of shooting brother

An East Texas man, accused of shooting his brother Wednesday night, has been captured.
E. Texas steel worker suffers sulfuric burns, flown to hospital

E. Texas steel worker suffers sulfuric burns, flown to hospital

A worker at an East Texas steel plant had to be flown to an area hospital after they were severely injured in an accident Thursday morning.

ETX father dead after son allegedly shoots him during altercation

An investigation as been launched after a shooting left one man dead in northwest San Augustine County Wednesday night.
Authorities chase suspected car burglars from Longview to Shreveport

Authorities chase suspected car burglars from Longview to Shreveport

Two Shreveport men are behind bars after leading police on a high-speed chase from Longview to Louisiana Thursday morning.

Longview ISD board of trustees name lone superintendent finalist

Longview ISD trustees unanimously tapped an assistant superintendent with the district to become the school’s chief officer Wednesday.

Lemonade stand makes life sweeter for Troup custodian fighting cancer

What do you get when you mix sugar, lemon, and a large group of second grade students? In this case, it's a sweet surprise for one faculty member at Troup elementary school.

Cookout this Friday to raise money for Rusk County Lieutenant

The community continues to come together to show support for Rusk County Lieutenant David Marshall.

Willie Nelson's tour bus on the road again in Texas

"Surreal" is the best way Taylor Perkins and Michael Tashnick describe their new set of wheels. "Its old and it's used, but it still looks fantastic," said Perkins.