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Longview man arrested in death of Carthage man found in closet

A Longview man has been arrested in last week's death of a Carthage man whose body was found in a closet.
Authorities ID victims in fatal Morris Co. crash

Authorities ID victims in fatal Morris Co. crash

Authorities have identified the victims involved in a fatal crash in Morris County Monday 
Chapel Hill students uninjured after car hits school bus

Chapel Hill students uninjured after car hits school bus

The Smith County Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a school bus crash inside the county early Tuesday morning.

'American sniper' getting high marks

Clint Eastwood's honest and tragic adaptation of the book "American Sniper" has smashed January box office records and expectations.

Cashing in his pennies

After 65 years of saving, an 81-year-old Slaton, Texas man has deposited $816 worth of pennies. Ira Keys hasn't spent a penny since he was 17 years old, because of advice his father gave him.
Walkup Named SLC Player of the Week

Walkup Named SLC Player of the Week

 Junior Thomas Walkup has been named the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday morning.
Walkup Named SLC Player of the Week

Walkup Named SLC Player of the Week

 Junior Thomas Walkup has been named the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday morning.
No. 8 Texas Women’s Basketball falls at No. 3 Baylor, 75-58

No. 8 Texas Women’s Basketball falls at No. 3 Baylor, 75-58

 No. 8 Texas Women's Basketball lost to third-ranked Baylor, 75-58, at the Ferrell Center in Waco Monday night.
No. 17/18 Men's Basketball rolls past TCU, 66-48

No. 17/18 Men's Basketball rolls past TCU, 66-48

 Javan Felix scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half to lead the No. 17/18 Texas Longhorns over the TCU Horned Frogs, 66-48, on Monday night at the Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center.

Former Klein Animal Shelter employee speaks out

Last week, the shelter director for Klein Animal Shelter, Angela Wallace, was arrested.  Charges include assault, cruelty to animals and euthanasia.  Dr. Gary Spence is a veterinarian who inspected the shelter.
Paying respects to real 'American Sniper'

Paying respects to real 'American Sniper'

The Oscar nominated film "American Sniper" debuted over the weekend.

Broadway is coming to Longview

Broadway is coming to East Texas this month. Theatre Longview is preparing to host a "Best of Broadway" show to encourage more participation in the theatre community.
Tax exemption available for the uninsured

Tax exemption available for the uninsured

The Affordable Care Act required nearly all Americans to have some form of health insurance in 2014 or pay a tax penalty. Millions of Americans could avoid that fine.
Authorities seeking tips on Lunch Box robber

Authorities seeking tips on Lunch Box robber

Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying a man who robbed an employee of The Lunch Box restaurant on North John Redditt Drive in Lufkin.

VIDEO: SFA Lumberjack sets NCAA record

An East Texas athlete is now an NCAA record holder after a high-flying vault Saturday in College Station.