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East Texas man who beat wife to death pleads guilty

A man accused of killing his wife in Smith County accepted a plea deal on Wednesday.
Update: Missing 7-year-old found safe

Update: Missing 7-year-old found safe

Update: The Texas Center for Missing reports 7-year-old Joseph Sullivan has been found safe.  The Amber Alert is now canceled.  No other details were provided.  
Lindale PD warns of phishing scam, virus

Lindale PD warns of phishing scam, virus

The Lindale Police Department is warning the public about a scam in the area.
More than 850,000 faulty Texas driver license cards mailed

More than 850,000 faulty Texas driver license cards mailed

The Texas Department of Public Safety says about 850,000 faulty driver license cards were recently issued.
Virgin America adds Austin-Dallas Love Field route

Virgin America adds Austin-Dallas Love Field route

 Virgin America announced Wednesday that it is adding five daily nonstop flights between Dallas Love Field and Austin.
America's oil glut problem: How to move it safely

America's oil glut problem: How to move it safely

The train derailment and explosion in West Virginia this week is a stark reminder of the dangers of transporting oil by rail. But it's probably not the last time it will happen.

Former Gregg County Judge Matt 'Mad Dog' Dawson dies at 98

Baylor University is mourning the passing of Baylor Law School Professor Matt Dawson, a towering figure in the Texas legal profession and a cherished member of the Baylor Law School family. Dawson died Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the age of 98.
Vigil held for slain Texas high school football player

Vigil held for slain Texas high school football player

A prayer vigil was held Tuesday night for a Stevens High School senior who was shot to death on the city's far West Side.
Vigil held for slain Stevens student

Vigil held for slain Stevens student

SAN ANTONIO -- A prayer vigil was held Tuesday night for a Stevens High School senior who was shot to death on the city's far West Side.
Alex From Target: Frisco Teen Goes Hollywood With Movie & Music

Alex From Target: Frisco Teen Goes Hollywood With Movie & Music

Remember Alex From Target? He's the Frisco cutie who sacked his job after millions of teen girls turned his work selfie into an internet sensation.

Whitehouse community coming together for need families with fun run

“Just this past month at Philadelphia Blessing we actually set a record for the Whitehouse Food Pantry where we serviced 6-hundred and 47 people in one month and that was an increase even over what we did in December." -Anthony Johns
Detectives investigating death of 6-month-old E. Texas infant

Detectives investigating death of 6-month-old E. Texas infant

Shelby County investigators are looking into the death of an infant discovered on Monday.

'American Sniper Trial' defense attorneys give opening statements

Tuesday, opening statements were heard by the defense in the "American Sniper Trial" of Eddie Ray Routh. A man accused of murdering former navy seal Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield. 

Women's Ministry reaches out to community

Mobberly Baptist Church in Longview is reaching out to the community to provide spiritual and practical assistance to women who have gone through crisis situations such as domestic abuse, abortions, sex trafficking and mental illness.
Henderson Co. man who stole airplane to serve 15 years in prison

Henderson Co. man who stole airplane to serve 15 years in prison

A punishment hearing was held last Thursday afternoon for Joshua Paul Calhoun.