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Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

The bystander who caught dramatic video of a fatal shooting by police in Los Angeles said Monday he didn't see the man reach for an officer's gun -- the explanation for the shooting given by police.
Rep. Simpson files bill to end marijuana prohibition in Texas

Rep. Simpson files bill to end marijuana prohibition in Texas

Davis Simpson announced Monday the introduction of a bill to the state legislature that would end the prohibition of marijuana in Texas.

Texas Independence Day

It's a special day if you're a Texan. It's Texas Independence Day. It's a day a lot of brave people sat in a room at Washington on the Brazos and signed away their independence from Mexico.
2 East Texas college nursing programs receive warnings from state board

2 East Texas college nursing programs receive warnings from state board

Two local colleges have received a warning from the Texas Board of Nursing.

Bullard ISD looks to prevent tragedy following student snow day suicide

 When schools cancel class for snow days, many different factors are taken into account. Safety is the main priority. Sadly, during one of last week's snow days, a bullard middle-school student committed suicide.
Carnival moving Triumph from Galveston to New Orleans

Carnival moving Triumph from Galveston to New Orleans

Carnival Cruise  announced Monday the shifting of Carnival Triumph from Galveston to New Orleans.

Today marks 179th anniversary of Texas Independence Day

The Sons and Daughters of the Republic of Texas meet frequently, but always on this day to remember their ancestors and to celebrate the Independence of the great State of Texas.
Animal shelter officially underway in Longview

Animal shelter officially underway in Longview

 City officials, residents and their four- legged friends came out in the cold to the land donated by the Humane Society of North East Texas to ceremoniously begin the construction on the long awaited project aimed at saving hundreds of li
Homeowner faces charges for shooting teen who broke in, held 3 at gunpoint

Homeowner faces charges for shooting teen who broke in, held 3 at gunpoint

A young man is now in jail and another is facing charges after a home invasion and shooting in Walker, Louisiana, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
529 plans may soon cover more college expenses

529 plans may soon cover more college expenses

The rules governing 529 college savings plans may soon become more flexible.
Fun Facts: Happy Texas Independence Day!

Fun Facts: Happy Texas Independence Day!

Happy Birthday, Texas! On this day in 1836, Texas declared their independence from Mexico and declared themselves a Republic.
Smith County Sheriff's Office announces new website

Smith County Sheriff's Office announces new website

In a continued effort to maintain transparency within the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Larry Smith announced today the launching of a new and much improved website for the Smith County Sheriff’s Office.
SFA to begin spring football practice Saturday, scrimmage set for Longview High School

SFA to begin spring football practice Saturday, scrimmage set for Longview High School

Stephen F. Austin is set to open its 2015 spring practice schedule this week, announced Monday by head coach Clint Conque.
ONE YEAR LATER: Remembering DEZign8

ONE YEAR LATER: Remembering DEZign8

It has been a year since the Gilmer Buckeyes lost not only a teammate, but a brother.
1 arrested in connection with death of Longview man

1 arrested in connection with death of Longview man

A East Texas man wanted in connection with a February shooting has been arrested.