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3-year-old Longview girl injured in lawn mower accident

3-year-old Longview girl injured in lawn mower accident

A Longview girl was injured Sunday morning when the child's mother backed over her with the lawn mower while mowing the yard.

Athens police searching for men connected to fatal Sunday shooting

Athens police are searching for the men they believe shot and killed another Sunday afternoon. The shooting happened around 1:00 Sunday afternoon in the 700 block of Robbins Rd.

Tyler man arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

On Sunday at approximately 1:25 p.m., Officers were dispatched to a fight in progress in the 1400 block of North Whitten Avenue where at least one gunshot was fired.

Couple arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

On Saturday at approximately 3:30, Lufkin Police responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 200 block of Percy Simond Avenue.
Weather Talk: Storms for Sunday & Monday

Weather Talk: Storms for Sunday & Monday

Sunday 6PM Update: A Severe T-Storm Watch is in effect until 9PM for the following counties: Cass, Harrison, Marion, Panola, Sabine, San Augustine, & Shelby.
Auto & Cycle Show benefiting St. Jude Children's Hospital

Auto & Cycle Show benefiting St. Jude Children's Hospital

Dozens of East Texans attended the Brewer’s Ranch Auto & Cycle Show in Tyler on Saturday.
UPDATE: Tyler Police locate missing man

UPDATE: Tyler Police locate missing man

Tyler Police Department has verified that Chavez Pedro Martinez has been located in Mexico. He is no longer to be considered a Missing Person.  
One person killed in late night accident in Longview

One person killed in late night accident in Longview

One man was killed in a two vehicle accident involving a motorcycle in Longview late Friday night. The accident happened just before 9:30 Friday night in the 200 block of Delwood Dr.
Georgia courthouse attacker was prepared to inflict mayhem

Georgia courthouse attacker was prepared to inflict mayhem

(CNN) -- Dennis Marx wore body armor and a gas mask. He brandished an assault rifle, an assortment of grenades, "all kinds of ammunition" and even used his silver Nissan SUV as a weapon of sorts, according to authorities.
Snakes are out and about, Runners beware

Snakes are out and about, Runners beware

Michelle Mills was running on the track by Robert E. Lee Saturday morning, and got a little extra reason to move when she ran into a copperhead.  

Rusk County Airports first ever 'Fly-In and Air Show' takes off Saturday

On June 7th, the Rusk County Airport will host its first ever "Fly-In and Air Show". It's a chance to see skilled pilots fly planes that were used to defend our country.
Tyler Taco Bell shooting suspect turns himself in

Tyler Taco Bell shooting suspect turns himself in

Tyler police say the man they believe shot at a Taco Bell restaurant Wednesday night has turned himself in. Police say Guillermo Flores Jr., turned himself in to police late Friday afternoon.
East Texas man feels 'let down' by the V.A.

East Texas man feels 'let down' by the V.A.

One East Texas veteran is doing his best not to become another V.A. waiting list casualty. Dan Roberson says, like many other veterans, he feels failed by the system that was supposed to protect him.
Smith Co. homeowner shoots burglar in rear, sheriff says

Smith Co. homeowner shoots burglar in rear, sheriff says

A Smith County burglar learned the hard way that East Texans could be packing heat if you try to break into their home.
Cherokee Co. homeowner catches thieves stealing from garage

Cherokee Co. homeowner catches thieves stealing from garage

Two thieves were caught in the act of stealing from a Cherokee County resident's garage Wednesday afternoon.