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Group wants stricter Texas bestiality laws after disturbing video surfaces

A group of Midlanders are hoping to push for stricter bestiality laws in the state of Texas. The initiative came after video that alleges a dog was sexually abused by a person was posted on social media.
 Design build firm sought for Tyler hotel conference center

Design build firm sought for Tyler hotel conference center

At their regularly scheduled meeting held today, the Tyler City Council voted unanimously to authorize the City Manager to advertise a request for qualifications for a design build firm for the design and construction of a hotel conference cent
Gregg County judge hands 25-year sentence to child sex offender

Gregg County judge hands 25-year sentence to child sex offender

A Houston man received a 25-year prison term after pleading guilty to indecency with a child by sexual contact in Gregg County, Assistant District Attorney Madison Hood said Tuesday.
Police looking for 'dangerous' gunman who shot homeowner several times

Police looking for 'dangerous' gunman who shot homeowner several times

Authorities a looking for a man who is considered "armed and dangerous" following a shooting in Lamar County.
John Tyler High School Color Guard wins 2nd national championship in 3 years

John Tyler High School Color Guard wins 2nd national championship in 3 years

While the John Tyler High School Color Guard performed in two different categories, it was the high energy routine to Beyonce’s “Grown Woman” that earned them the National Championship Trophy at the Marching Auxiliaries Nation
Longview, Shreveport CHL team up to offer free handgun licensing for active duty military

Longview, Shreveport CHL team up to offer free handgun licensing for active duty military

Upon learning ISIS had named several local military members in a target list, Longview CHL has teamed up with Shreveport CHL to offer free concealed handgun licensing classes for all active duty military members.
Company recalls spinach sent to Target stores due to Listeria concerns

Company recalls spinach sent to Target stores due to Listeria concerns

This recall is based on a recall notice from one of Superior Foods, Inc., organic frozen spinach suppliers that Superior Foods, Inc., may have received organic spinach with the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can

Longview man previously released from jail arrested for murder

An East Texas man who was released from jail earlier this month is back behind bars and charged with murder.
Traffic snarled on HWY 155 after SUV rollover

Traffic snarled on HWY 155 after SUV rollover

Traffic is snarled at a busy Tyler intersection after a Wednesday morning accident.
U.S. Steel to consolidate operations, idle plant supplying ETX company

U.S. Steel to consolidate operations, idle plant supplying ETX company

On Wednesday, United States Steel Corporation announced it will consolidate its North American Flat-Rolled operations and temporarily idle its Granite City Works operations in Granite City, Illinois.
Known ETX 'dope house' boarded up, police move on to next target

Known ETX 'dope house' boarded up, police move on to next target

On Monday, Kilgore police announced a known "dope house" located at 908 West North is now boarded up, so no one can sell drugs from it.

INVESTIGATOR: Man set fire to ex-stepfather's Longview home

 Investigators said a Longview man set fire last week to a house belonging to his ex-stepfather.

Gregg County judge hands 25-year sentence to child sex offender

A Houston man received a 25-year prison term after pleading guilty to indecency with a child by sexual contact in Gregg County, Assistant District Attorney Madison Hood said Tuesday.
Could Warren-mania hurt progressive Democrats?

Could Warren-mania hurt progressive Democrats?

Martin O'Malley says he wants to bring "fundamental change to the culture of Wall Street." Jim Webb is lashing out against the "greed and irresponsibility in the financial sector." For years, Bernie Sanders has railed ag
Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito: Equal time?

Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito: Equal time?

When Italy's highest court meets Wednesday to consider the latest verdict in the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher, most eyes will be on Amanda Knox, the 27-year-old Seattle native who stands convicted of killing her former ro