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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.

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.

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.
Smith Co. house destroyed in early morning fire

Smith Co. house destroyed in early morning fire

A home was destroyed after a Tuesday morning fire in Smith County. According to the Smith County Fire Marshal's Office, officials responded to a home in the 5600 block of Farm to Market Road 346 East around 2:45 a.m.

The brothers Goodwin of T.K. Gorman football

 Junior quarterback Michael Goodwin has lead the Bishop Gorman Crusaders into the postseason averaging more than 35 points a game.

Special Report: Chains of Redemption

Richard Gipson says, "I don't care what they've done. There is a human need for compassion and we are to deliver that compassion because we are representatives of Jesus Christ." They know how they got there.
Polar Express begins 8th annual Christmas rides at Texas State Railroad

Polar Express begins 8th annual Christmas rides at Texas State Railroad

The Polar Express rolled into the Texas State Railroad Depot this weekend, celebrating its 8th annual Christmas in East Texas.
Longview breaks ground for new gun range

Longview breaks ground for new gun range

Longview’s newest gun range has already broken ground and is set to open up next month.