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Fifth person arrested in million dollar crime spree

Fifth person arrested in million dollar crime spree

The Rusk County Sheriff's Office arrested a fifth person in connection with a multi-county crime spree that resulted in the loss of $1 million in property.

Duck stamp prices increase to $25

Duck hunters prepare: the cost of duck stamps for the 2015-2016 season, is increasing for the first time in more than twenty years. The prices will hike $10, costing each hunter $25. 

Donations needed for CPS prom

Prom is one of those milestones to be remembered forever. For a variety of reasons, some teenagers don't get that opportunity.
Longview city councilman announces mayoral bid

Longview city councilman announces mayoral bid

Richard Manley announced in a press conference Wednesday he would be running for mayor of Longview in the upcoming election. Manley has served almost five years on the City Council for District 5.

Smith County Sheriff's Office arrests convenience store robber

Around 12:00 p.m. today the Smith County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of an armed robbery at a convenience store located in the 4800 block of County Road 376.
Longview man wins million dollar scratch-off prize

Longview man wins million dollar scratch-off prize

A Longview man is a million dollars richer after buying a $10 scratch-off.
Autopsy: ETX man found in closet died from strangulation

Autopsy: ETX man found in closet died from strangulation

Officials have released a preliminary cause of death in the murder of an East Texas man. According to the Panola County Sheriff's Office, an autopsy showed Lamarcus Scott died of strangulation.
Murdered Kilgore man's case expected to go before grand jury in next month

Murdered Kilgore man's case expected to go before grand jury in next month

The case of a murdered 28-year-old Kilgore man is expected to be presented to a Brewster County Grand Jury within the next month.
Trial date set for ETX man accused of killing Mineola teen

Trial date set for ETX man accused of killing Mineola teen

A trial date has been set for a Mineola man accused of killing a teenager back in June 2014.
Police identify victim killed in possible E. Texas home invasion

Police identify victim killed in possible E. Texas home invasion

Authorities have identified an East Texas man killed in a possible East Texas home invasion. According to the Commerce Police Department, Corey Dominic Heath, 23, of Commerce, was shot dead at a local apartment complex.

Lufkin man arrested for allegedly slingshotting local businesses

The Lufkin Police Department has arrested a Diboll man accused of vandalizing local businesses.

Police ID body found in Longview home

Longview Police have identified the body of a man found at the scene of a Tuesday evening shooting in the 1600 Block of Hawthorne Street.  Police have ID'd the victim as Philander Carlton Peters, 48, of Longview.
H-E-B has issued a voluntary recall on specific white corn tortillas

H-E-B has issued a voluntary recall on specific white corn tortillas

H-E-B has issued a voluntary and precautionary recall specifically for the H-E-B Homestyle White Corn Tortillas due to the possible presence of foreign material.

Gilmer city council seeks state grant for road maintenance

 The city of gilmer is hoping to make a few maintenance changes this year. Street maintenance, in particular, is one of the few things at the top of city council's agenda.

We are at war with an enemy who hates us

An alcoholic can't help themselves until they admit they are an alcoholic. You cannot make any adjustments in your own life until you finally come to grips and you realize you have this problem.