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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am
Smith County Sheriff's Office investigates armed robbery

Smith County Sheriff's Office investigates armed robbery

At approximately 8:51 a.m.
Oscar Pistorius a 'broken man,' psychologist says at sentencing hearing

Oscar Pistorius a 'broken man,' psychologist says at sentencing hearing

Pistorius is a "broken man" after the death of his girlfriend, a psychologist said Monday, as his defense used a sentencing hearing to try to convince a judge of his fragile emotional state.
Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

The news that a U.S. nurse tested positive for Ebola has heightened concerns about the virus. Health officials are moving quickly to increase monitoring of hospital workers treating Ebola and ensure the deadly virus does not spread.
Weather Talk: Becoming windy & cooler this afternoon/evening

Weather Talk: Becoming windy & cooler this afternoon/evening

Monday 11AM Update: Tornado Watch remains in effect until 2PM for Sabine county. This county is still seeing ongoing showers and storms, and the threat of severe weather will exist through early afternoon.
ISIS states its justification for the enslavement of women

ISIS states its justification for the enslavement of women

In a new publication, ISIS justifies its kidnapping of women as sex slaves citing Islamic theology, an interpretation that is rejected by the Muslim world at large as a perversion of Islam.

Local farm growing memories

'Tis the season for costumes, candy, and all things-pumpkin. Even Jack-o-lanterns start lining neighborhood doorsteps.
Instead of Columbus Day, some U.S. cities celebrate Indigenous People's Day

Instead of Columbus Day, some U.S. cities celebrate Indigenous People's Day

Columbus Day often brings to mind the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. This Monday, some cities and states would rather you think of the Sioux, the Suquamish and the Chippewa.
U.S. Army has completed its investigation of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

U.S. Army has completed its investigation of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

The initial report on Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has been completed and submitted to the army. An army spokesman said Brigadier General Kenneth Dahl's report is being reviewed by commanders but is not being released.
What would Oscar Pistorius face if he's sent to prison?

What would Oscar Pistorius face if he's sent to prison?

A stuffy, overcrowded cell. Perhaps two or three men to a single bunk. Lockdown for most of the day.
Family waits with anger and hope: Is daughter's death linked to latest case?

Family waits with anger and hope: Is daughter's death linked to latest case?

Cassandra Morton never became a household name like some of the other women. Not like Morgan Harrington. Or Hannah Graham.
Hunter: Terrorists crossing into U.S. -- but maybe not ISIS

Hunter: Terrorists crossing into U.S. -- but maybe not ISIS

Men affiliated with terrorist organizations have crossed the United States' southern border and the Department of Homeland Security is splitting hairs by arguing otherwise, a House Republican is saying.
Texas nurse tests positive for Ebola, would be 1st Ebola transmission in U.S.

Texas nurse tests positive for Ebola, would be 1st Ebola transmission in U.S.

A female nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola after a preliminary test, officials said.

Favorite festive fall dishes

When the rain starts and temperatures cool down, ovens heat up. 
One person hospitalized after being hit by a car in Longview

One person hospitalized after being hit by a car in Longview

One person was taken to a local hospital Saturday afternoon after being hit by a car. The accident happened in the 25-hundred block of judson road in longview.

Wrap-Up of round #1 of rain, preparing for round #2 of storms

It was a cloudy, cool, and dreary Saturday across East Texas. We had a lot of rainfall move through since late Friday night. Here are the rainfall totals from the area airports.