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Spring breaker falls 7 stories to her death at South Padre Island

A second Spring Break death occured at South Padre Island. It was at Padre South Hotel, where a 21-year-old spring breaker fell to her death from the 7th floor balcony around 8:40 Wednesday morning.
Judge dismisses charges against Marshall police, city

Judge dismisses charges against Marshall police, city

U.S. Magistrate Judge Roy S. Payne dismissed charges, this week, against the city of Marshall, three Marshall police officers and former police chief Stan Spence, accused of the wrongful death of Marcus Dewayne Slade.
Marshall PD investigating home hit by gunfire, vehicles spray painted

Marshall PD investigating home hit by gunfire, vehicles spray painted

Marshall authorities are investigating reports of a home hit with bullets and vehicles spray painted by an unknown person(s).
ETX church added to Texas' Most Endangered Places list

ETX church added to Texas' Most Endangered Places list

A landmark African Methodist Episcopal Church is among eight sites Preservation Texas Incorporated has named to its 12th annual list of Texas' Most Endangered Places.
March still waiting for first tornado

March still waiting for first tornado

While Boston and other New England cities have suffered through their snowiest seasons, other parts of the country have some unexpected good news to go along with the record-breaking winter conditions.
Hiway 80 Rescue Mission in Tyler to reopen

Hiway 80 Rescue Mission in Tyler to reopen

Hiway 80 Rescue Mission Ministries and the board of directors for Gateway to Hope have joined forces to allow Hiway 80 Rescue Mission to operate the Gateway to Hope facility for a six month time period.
 'White people only' stickers posted on Austin businesses

'White people only' stickers posted on Austin businesses

Someone is posting stickers that say "exclusively for white people" on businesses in the Texas capital of Austin. And the mayor is not amused.
Austin mayor outraged by 'white people only' stickers posted on businesses

Austin mayor outraged by 'white people only' stickers posted on businesses

(CNN) -- Someone is posting stickers that say "exclusively for white people" on businesses in the Texas capital of Austin. And the mayor is not amused.
Cowboys sign controversial Greg Hardy

Cowboys sign controversial Greg Hardy

Hardy is on the NFL commissioner's exempt list because of a 2014 domestic violence charge. Hardy could face further discipline of a four-to-six game suspension this season.

Your tax money at work

I could not help but notice this morning on CNN, a Whitehouse spokesperson did not congratulate Bibi Netanyahu on his victory. They only congratulated the people of Israel on their election.

Hawkins students to be honored at White House

 A once in a lifetime opportunity, two East Texas students are headed to the Whitehouse, but they aren't going for a tour, they've been invited as guests.
East Texas man, female inmate charge in tax fraud scheme

East Texas man, female inmate charge in tax fraud scheme

An East Texas man and woman have been charged with federal income tax violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
Sheriff's Office releases more information in Sky Ranch incident

Sheriff's Office releases more information in Sky Ranch incident

The Smith County Sheriff's Office has release more information in a reported incident at Sky Ranch.
More rain begins Friday & through weekend

More rain begins Friday & through weekend

Round #1 of rainfall that occurred on Wednesday has cleared about all of East Texas. Now, we look ahead to round #2 of rain—and this one could produce more heavy rain (rain amounts up to 3 inches possible).

Longview city officials writing stricter ordinances for illegal dumping

Illegal dumping has become a serious problem in Longview. Code Compliance Supervisor, Kenneth James, says it has become much worse.