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GREAT NEWS: Son of Longview man defies medical odds, cancer in remission

At four-years-old, children should be playing, making messes and having the time of their lives leading up to kindergarten. However, that is not the case for Rhett Wilkins.
Crews respond to Van Zandt Co. house fire, 1 taken to hospital

Crews respond to Van Zandt Co. house fire, 1 taken to hospital

The Van Zandt County Fire Marshal along with Grand Saline and Fruitvale Fire Departments responded to a house fire Tuesday morning.
Longtime ETX fire department captain passes away

Longtime ETX fire department captain passes away

According to Jacksonville Fire Department Chief Brent Smith, a veteran fire captain passed away Monday night.
Spring Hill QB released from hospital, recovering in Tyler

Spring Hill QB released from hospital, recovering in Tyler

 A Spring Hill High School athlete who suffered a life-threatening concussion Friday, November 7, has been released from the hospital.
NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for remainder of season

NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for remainder of season

East Texas native Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the remainder of the 2014-2015 NFL season.
Smith Co. house destroyed in early morning fire

Smith Co. house destroyed in early morning fire

A home was destroyed after a Tuesday morning fire in Smith County. According to the Smith County Fire Marshal's Office, officials responded to a home in the 5600 block of Farm to Market Road 346 East around 2:45 a.m.
Missouri governor declares state of emergency in Ferguson

Missouri governor declares state of emergency in Ferguson

Ahead of a grand jury's decision on whether to indict a police officer in the killing of Michael Brown, Missouri has both called in the National Guard and diminished the role of the Ferguson Police Department.
Who's who in the Hong Kong protests?

Who's who in the Hong Kong protests?

Protesters have occupied major districts in Hong Kong to demand full universal suffrage for the city, a culmination of decades of frustration among the city's democracy activists.

The brothers Goodwin of T.K. Gorman football

 Junior quarterback Michael Goodwin has lead the Bishop Gorman Crusaders into the postseason averaging more than 35 points a game.

Special Report: Chains of Redemption

Richard Gipson says, "I don't care what they've done. There is a human need for compassion and we are to deliver that compassion because we are representatives of Jesus Christ." They know how they got there.
Polar Express begins 8th annual Christmas rides at Texas State Railroad

Polar Express begins 8th annual Christmas rides at Texas State Railroad

The Polar Express rolled into the Texas State Railroad Depot this weekend, celebrating its 8th annual Christmas in East Texas.
Obama seeks review of government response to hostage-taking

Obama seeks review of government response to hostage-taking

The U.S. government is conducting a review of how it responds when American citizens are taken hostage by overseas terrorists, including how the families of captives are kept informed, CNN learned Monday.
Source: Charles Manson, fiance get marriage license

Source: Charles Manson, fiance get marriage license

Charles Manson and his fiance, who already considers herself his wife, have gotten a marriage license, a source close to the couple told CNN on Monday. Manson intends to marry Afton Burton, who goes by Star.
Longview breaks ground for new gun range

Longview breaks ground for new gun range

Longview’s newest gun range has already broken ground and is set to open up next month.

Diabetes tricky to control around the holidays

The center for healthy living is educating East Texans about diabetes through a series of classes.