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Second person arrested in connection with Longview triple homicide

Second person arrested in connection with Longview triple homicide

Longview police arrested another person Wednesday in connection to the deadly April 6 shooting on Beaumont Street.
DPS releases annual Texas Gang Threat Assessment

DPS releases annual Texas Gang Threat Assessment

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released the updated Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide a broad overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.
Authorities seek tips on stolen Wood County semi

Authorities seek tips on stolen Wood County semi

Wood County authorities have offered a reward for information leading to the person(s) responsible in the theft of a local semi.

ETL: The signs of RLS

Doctor Ketan Patel with Pulmonary Specialist of Tyler stopped by KETK to chat about Restless Leg Sydrome. For more information click here.

Dealing with Hives

Doctor Luis Destarac with Pulmonary Specialist of Tyler stopped by the living room. For more information click here.
White Oak’s Green commits to East Texas Baptist

White Oak’s Green commits to East Texas Baptist

Rebecca Green, part of a White Oak volleyball dynasty that averaged 40 wins per season during her high school career, will keep her talents in East Texas to play college volleyball at another successful program.

New details in Upshur Co. shooting death of teen, Pastor speaks out

Marvin Denison is the Pastor of  Walnut Creek Baptist Church on Sego Lilly Road,  a quiet street., until April 6th when authorities found 17-year-old  Jacob Johnson dead from two gunshot wounds to the head.
Good Shepherd Medical Center honors auxiliary members

Good Shepherd Medical Center honors auxiliary members

Frances Morris says when her husband died during her emergency appendectomy, she was “surrounded by angels.”
Job hopefuls seek positions at City of Longview career fair

Job hopefuls seek positions at City of Longview career fair

Job hopefuls lined up Wednesday outside Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center seeking employment with the city of Longview.
Accused murderer loses parental rights, children to stay with family in Ohio

Accused murderer loses parental rights, children to stay with family in Ohio

Accused murderer James Calvert has had his parental rights terminated as a result of an agreement announced in court Tuesday.
WEATHER REPORT: Thursday, April 17, 2014

WEATHER REPORT: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Happy Thursday! Today we will see variable cloudiness and it will be seasonably cool with a high of 68 degrees. Winds will be out of the east southeast at 10 miles per hour.
Ex-boyfriend arrested after allegedly throwing Molotov cocktail into Van Zandt Co. home

Ex-boyfriend arrested after allegedly throwing Molotov cocktail into Van Zandt Co. home

The Van Zandt County Fire Marshall's Office responded to a reported fire bombing of a residence a little after midnight Wednesday morning. 

Weather Talk: Hail, Lightning, & Thunderstorms

Continuing with our Severe Weather Awareness Week, today we will discuss severe thunderstorms. The simple definition of a thunderstorm is that it contains lightning.

98-year-old WWII veteran shares his story about New London explosion

The 77th anniversary of the New London explosion passed, but the stories live on forever.

Jack Stallard impressed with LeTourneau baseball team

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. He talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the LeTourneau YellowJackets.