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Many East Texans agree: Torture of suspected terrorists is justified

"Most people realize the nature of the enemy we're dealing with," said former Lt. Colonel Victor Zillmer.
Traffic Alert: Highway 31, near Kilgore, reopened after chemical spill

Traffic Alert: Highway 31, near Kilgore, reopened after chemical spill

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office has confirmed, Highway 31 has reopened. Drivers were told to avoid 31 into Kilgore due to an accident.
Polk County Sheriff's Office searching for alleged burglary suspects

Polk County Sheriff's Office searching for alleged burglary suspects

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating the burglary of a storage shed at a residence in the 200 block of Bristol.

'Single in the City': Bachelor/Bachelorette auction

Attention all singles in East Texas!  It's time for the second annual Faces of Beauty Extravaganza.

Texas plumbing truck lands in the hands of Islamic militants

A small town plumbing company in Texas is making quite a name for itself, but not in a good way.

TMF gets second Leapfrog award

Doctor Barb Allen, Vice President - Medical Affairs/Chief Quality Officer at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital, stopped by to chat with Bob and Jen.

Two local organizations partner to make "Meals Fur Pets"

 Marilyn Kurtz lives alone with her cat, Dylan. "I got my Dylan when he was just five weeks old," said Kurtz. She is homebound for the most part, so the Meals on Wheels Ministry brings warm meals to her home every day.
City of Tatum currently without water after breach of water main

City of Tatum currently without water after breach of water main

Water workers with the City of Tatum are currently trying to restore water services for the city. A contractor performing work on telephone lines cut into a 6-inch water main, causing the water for the city to be cut off.
ETX woman pardoned by President Obama for 1993 drug charge

ETX woman pardoned by President Obama for 1993 drug charge

Today President Barack Obama granted clemency to twenty individuals, consisting of eight commutations and twelve pardons.
Texans still hold Ravens’ Gary Kubiak in high esteem

Texans still hold Ravens’ Gary Kubiak in high esteem

The Texans’ have reverence for former coach Gary Kubiak.
Morning meteorologist shot outside central Texas TV station

Morning meteorologist shot outside central Texas TV station

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Texas woman dies after foster dogs attack her

A Texas woman died after she was attacked by dogs she was fostering at her home in Corpus Christi. Animal control officers removed several dogs from the home of Rita Woodard, know to many as Rita Ross.
Man convicted in murder of wife of Kaufman Co. DA sentenced to death

Man convicted in murder of wife of Kaufman Co. DA sentenced to death

A man convicted of killing the wife of an East Texas district attorney has been sentenced to death. Eric Williams, a former Kaufman County official, was convicted by a jury in a Rockwall courtroom, on Thursday, December 4.
Gunshot victim found dead in car

Gunshot victim found dead in car

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; homicide investigators were sent to the scene Tuesday after a body of a man was found inside a car in southeast Houston.
Fired staffer accuses Farenthold of sexual harassment

Fired staffer accuses Farenthold of sexual harassment

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an ex-staffer for U.S. Rep.