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Jury selection begins in 2012 Longview double-murder

Jury selection begins in 2012 Longview double-murder

Jury selection has started for the trial of an East Texas man who is accused of murdering his ex-wife and her daughter.

Murder suspect identified in Rusk County burned body case

An arrest has been made in the death of John Cecil Clements. Arp Police arrested 33-year-old Dustin Vanhalst Wednesday evening. Vanhalst has been taken to the Rusk County Jail.

Longview man arrested in death of Carthage man found in closet

A Longview man has been arrested in last week's death of a Carthage man whose body was found in a closet.

Longview man accused of shooting wife in face

Deputies arrested a Longview man for allegedly shooting his wife in the face.
Authorities seeking tips on Lunch Box robber

Authorities seeking tips on Lunch Box robber

Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying a man who robbed an employee of The Lunch Box restaurant on North John Redditt Drive in Lufkin.

Police investigating armed robbery of Tyler restaurant

The Tyler Police Department is seeking information in regards to an armed robbery that took place late Sunday night.  
Authorities seeking identity of robber in ETX holdup

Authorities seeking identity of robber in ETX holdup

The Houston County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying an armed robber who held up a local business.

Update: State revokes Jacksonville animal shelter's quarantine certification

Jacksonville police arrested a manager of the Klein Animal Shelter Friday morning for animal torture.
Man killed in ETX home invasion identified; struggle over drugs led to death

Man killed in ETX home invasion identified; struggle over drugs led to death

Police have determined a fatal East Texas home invasion was the result of a fight for drugs and money.

UPDATE: Longview Police identify body of man found inside house

Longview police officers have identified the man shot and killed early Friday afternoon. Longview PD responded to reports of a shooting with a vicitm involved at a home in the 500 Block of Jones Street.
Head of Gulf Cartel pleads guilty to drug trafficking in Eastern District of Texas

Head of Gulf Cartel pleads guilty to drug trafficking in Eastern District of Texas

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that the current head of the Mexican drug trafficking organization, the Gulf Cartel, or Cartel del Golfo, has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in the Eastern District of Texas.
Police warn of men scamming elderly ETX woman

Police warn of men scamming elderly ETX woman

The Mt. Pleasant Police Department released two photographs of a man they believe took advantage of an elderly woman a few days ago.

Officials identify couple found dead in possible Smith Co. murder-suicide

Authorities have identified two people who were killed following a shooting in eastern Smith County. Officials confirmed Mechelle Hall-Bell, 35, of Tyler, and Delithro Bell, 41, were found deceased Thursday morning.
Longview PD: Brothers found with more than 5 pounds of pot

Longview PD: Brothers found with more than 5 pounds of pot

 Two Longview brothers were arrested on drug charges Tuesday and a third was charged with assault when he became agitated after the initial arrests and punched an officer in the face, police said.
Shutting down the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

Shutting down the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

They called themselves Slick, Thumper, Popeye and Stubby. Bam Bam, Dutch, Chopper. Colorful nicknames for some of the guys playing ball for the local weekend league? Not quite.