Many East Texans agree: Torture of suspected terrorists is justified

"Most people realize the nature of the enemy we're dealing with," said former Lt. Colonel Victor Zillmer.
Traffic Alert: Highway 31, near Kilgore, reopened after chemical spill

Traffic Alert: Highway 31, near Kilgore, reopened after chemical spill

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office has confirmed, Highway 31 has reopened. Drivers were told to avoid 31 into Kilgore due to an accident.
Polk County Sheriff's Office searching for alleged burglary suspects

Polk County Sheriff's Office searching for alleged burglary suspects

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating the burglary of a storage shed at a residence in the 200 block of Bristol.

Texas plumbing truck lands in the hands of Islamic militants

A small town plumbing company in Texas is making quite a name for itself, but not in a good way.

Two local organizations partner to make "Meals Fur Pets"

 Marilyn Kurtz lives alone with her cat, Dylan. "I got my Dylan when he was just five weeks old," said Kurtz. She is homebound for the most part, so the Meals on Wheels Ministry brings warm meals to her home every day.
City of Tatum currently without water after breach of water main

City of Tatum currently without water after breach of water main

Water workers with the City of Tatum are currently trying to restore water services for the city. A contractor performing work on telephone lines cut into a 6-inch water main, causing the water for the city to be cut off.
UPDATE: Crews put out structure fire in Longview

UPDATE: Crews put out structure fire in Longview

Crews responded to a structure fire in northwest Longview Wednesday afternoon.
ETX woman pardoned by President Obama for 1993 drug charge

ETX woman pardoned by President Obama for 1993 drug charge

Today President Barack Obama granted clemency to twenty individuals, consisting of eight commutations and twelve pardons.

Police: Student catches burglar in act, knifed near UT-Tyler

Tyler Police are at the scene of a reported stabbing of a college student near the UT-Tyler campus. According to Tyler PD spokesman Don Martin, a person was cut in the 3200 block of Lexington Drive at around 2:50 p.m.
Bullard ISD releasing students early

Bullard ISD releasing students early

Bullard ISD will be releasing students early from the high school Wednesday. There is currently police activity at the school, but officials do not believe students to be in danger.
Morning meteorologist shot outside central Texas TV station

Morning meteorologist shot outside central Texas TV station

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Police arrest 2 ETX men in I-20 incidents with stolen cars out of Longview

Police arrest 2 ETX men in I-20 incidents with stolen cars out of Longview

Two East Texas men were taken into custody Tuesday in separate incidents after they were caught with stolen vehicles out of the Longview area.

Texas woman dies after foster dogs attack her

A Texas woman died after she was attacked by dogs she was fostering at her home in Corpus Christi. Animal control officers removed several dogs from the home of Rita Woodard, know to many as Rita Ross.
Deputies arrest ETX woman for allegedly shooting at partner

Deputies arrest ETX woman for allegedly shooting at partner

Angelina County deputies arrested two people at a local home Tuesday after a woman allegedly shot at a family partner.
Man convicted in murder of wife of Kaufman Co. DA sentenced to death

Man convicted in murder of wife of Kaufman Co. DA sentenced to death

A man convicted of killing the wife of an East Texas district attorney has been sentenced to death. Eric Williams, a former Kaufman County official, was convicted by a jury in a Rockwall courtroom, on Thursday, December 4.