City of Troup approves selling shares of Lake Columbia Project

Mayor Bill Lacy says the city of Troup has been a 5-percent shareholder in this reservoir project since 1987. The lake will be built in Cherokee County, 14-miles long, with the potential to distribute water.
Lufkin man wanted for alleged theft, organized criminal activity

Lufkin man wanted for alleged theft, organized criminal activity

Law enforcement in San Augustine county is searching for a man wanted for an alleged theft and his involvement in organized criminal activity.
Police: Man arrested after using vehicle in 3 ETX smash and grab burglaries

Police: Man arrested after using vehicle in 3 ETX smash and grab burglaries

A Lufkin man is behind bars for allegedly using a vehicle in smash and grab crimes at two East Texas businesses. 

Mineola Yellowjackets are state bound!

 After 12 consecutive wins and a perfect record in district play its time for the Mineola Yellowjackets to 'take state and for the first time in school history.

Oil company improves ties with Israel and neighbors

Noble Energy, a Houston, TX based oil company, is getting their feet wet in Israel's natural gas industry. This Texas company has struck numerous deals with Israel, and will now be selling the country's natural gas, to its neighbors.

Giving a pet as a present? Here's what you need to consider...

Are you thinking about giving a pet as a Christmas gift because there may be some things you need to consider.
Lindale PD seeks identity of TV thief

Lindale PD seeks identity of TV thief

Lindale Police Department is asking for help identifying a man who stole a TV from a local Walmart.  The unidentified suspect took the item on December 11 at around 4:15 p.m.
Shot behind the wheel

Shot behind the wheel

 The Longview Police Department is still investigating the death of a man who was in a car accident Saturday evening and had multiple shot wounds.

IRS scam circulating around East Texas

Scammers are calling East Texans saying they are from the IRS. This scam has been circulating around East Texas for quite sometime now.
Investigators think MS teen may not have been alone when she burned

Investigators think MS teen may not have been alone when she burned

Investigators "are looking at the strong possibility" someone was in the car with a 19-year-old Mississippi woman moments before a fire engulfed the vehicle, a prosecuting attorney said Friday.
Lufkin man accused of driving drunk with underage passenger

Lufkin man accused of driving drunk with underage passenger

A Lufkin man was arrested Sunday night for allegedly driving intoxicated for the second time this year. He also had an underage passenger in the vehicle with him.
Texarkana man shot, killed by officer after alleged burglary attempt

Texarkana man shot, killed by officer after alleged burglary attempt

A Texarkana police officer shot and killed a local man who allegedly tried to attack the officer, following an attempted burglary.
Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

An East Texas native has been named the leader of a new program designed for high school athletes and coaches by The University of Texas.
Multi-agency operation recovers about $400,000 in stolen vehicles, equipment

Multi-agency operation recovers about $400,000 in stolen vehicles, equipment

A multi-agency operation has netted more than $400,000 in recovered trucks, trailers and equipment in Gregg and Rusk County.

Elderly man tasered during Texas traffic stop

At 76-years-old, Pete Vasquez stands just five-feet-five-inches tall and weighs a slight 145 pounds. Now he is at the center of a police dash cam video that is causing outrage in Victoria, Texas.