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Fund set up for Longview man's son battling Leukemia

Fund set up for Longview man's son battling Leukemia

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.
Fallen tree stalls traffic on Longview street

Fallen tree stalls traffic on Longview street

Traffic is blocked in both directions on Eden Drive at the Cargill Long Park Trail.

Lightning strikes cause oil well fire, 2 house fires in Longview

Emergency crews were busy Monday morning responding to multiple lightning strike fires in Longview.

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: Longview topples Marshall in historic rivalry

A historic rivalry that pegs the Longview Lobos and Marshall Mavericks against each other goes back over 100 years. The Lobos were victorious over the Mavericks, 56-14. Click the video for the highlights.

East Texas Down Syndrome Group

In recognition of October being National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, the East Texas Down Syndrome Group in affiliation with the National Down Syndrome Society will hold its 13th annual:
District implications add spice to Longview-Marshall rivalry

District implications add spice to Longview-Marshall rivalry

Recorded history dates the Longview and Marshall rivalry on the gridiron back to 1909. Folk lore says the bitter rivalry goes back even further than the record books.
Longview man who assaulted deputy, lit fire in patrol car indicted

Longview man who assaulted deputy, lit fire in patrol car indicted

A Longview man accused of lighting a fire in the back of a patrol car has been indicted on multiple charges. 
POLICE: Longview man bloodies girlfriend's eye after she calls him 'N-word'

POLICE: Longview man bloodies girlfriend's eye after she calls him 'N-word'

An East Texas man is behind bars after he allegedly hit his girlfriend.
Quarterbacks lead Built Ford Tough weekly honorees

Quarterbacks lead Built Ford Tough weekly honorees

Quarterbacks dominated on Wednesday with the release of the Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week awards for week six of the season.
Swimming: Pine Tree’s Jones wins 100, 200 at Irving meet

Swimming: Pine Tree’s Jones wins 100, 200 at Irving meet

Pine Tree’s Jacob Jones won the 100-yard freestyle and the 200-yard freestyle at the Irving ISD Sprint Invitational on Saturday.
Longview Mall announces new retail stores, renovations

Longview Mall announces new retail stores, renovations

Simon, a real estate company, announced Tuesday new retailers, retailer relocations and renovations at the Longview Mall.
POLICE: Longview man swipes $14 from mom's purse, steals 6-pack from store

POLICE: Longview man swipes $14 from mom's purse, steals 6-pack from store

An East Texas man is behind bars after multiple alleged assaults and a reported theft early Tuesday morning.
ETX convicted felon pleads guilty to murder, faces life in prison

ETX convicted felon pleads guilty to murder, faces life in prison

An East Texas man has pleaded guilty to an April 2013 murder and could face up to life in prison.
Gladewater, Atlanta move into Texas High School football poll

Gladewater, Atlanta move into Texas High School football poll

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. He also votes in the statewide high school football poll.
Police identify pedestrian hit by truck, killed in Longview

Police identify pedestrian hit by truck, killed in Longview

A pedestrian is dead following a vehicle accident in Longview.