Cherokee County Commissioners Court controversy

Cherokee county is gearing up for the 2014 November elections. The only problem is that in Monday's Commissioners Court meeting, the Elections Administrator and the Republican Chair, disagreed on five judges listed on the ballot. 

American Heart Association challenges e-cigarette sales to youths

The American Heart Association is cracking down on electronic cigarette sales. They argue that since many e-cigarettes contain nicotine, sellers should follow the same laws that apply to cigarettes and cigars.

Local shelters saving people from high temperatures

Even though some places in East Texas like Tyler and Longview haven't hit temperatures in the hundreds yet, the heat and humidity are sometimes unbearable. This is especially true for homeless people.

Fire Marshals are lawfully allowed to pack heat

The news of Kilgore's Fire Marshal carrying a firearm might come as a surprise to some. But, we're told most fire marshals in the state of Texas are peace officers.
Authorities seeking tips on ETX cold case

Authorities seeking tips on ETX cold case

Authorities are looking for more clues in a Henderson County cold case where a man's body was found months after his disappearance.
Kilgore authorities respond to explosion

Kilgore authorities respond to explosion

The Kilgore Fire Department and Kilgore police officers responded to an explosion in 2100 block of Industrial Blvd.
Houston area man accused of stealing camper with person inside

Houston area man accused of stealing camper with person inside

A Houston area man has been charged with several crimes after investigators determined he was responsible for the theft of a camper a Liberty County man was sleeping inside.
Nacogdoches Co. bank robber leads authorities on chase, arrested

Nacogdoches Co. bank robber leads authorities on chase, arrested

A Cushing man was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with a bank robbery in Nacogdoches County.
Silver Alert issued for Cen-Tex man

Silver Alert issued for Cen-Tex man

Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Central Texas man.

Caught on Cam: Vehicle runs over child, boy walks away okay

A 6-year-old boy in China miraculously survived being run over by an SUV. The boy was playing with toys near his home when a red SUV drove over him. Immediately after, he stands to his feet and walks!

Texas woman accused of torturing neighbor for hours

A woman in corpus Christi, Texas, says she was held captive and tortured by a neighbor.
Texas police chief shot, killed during traffic stop

Texas police chief shot, killed during traffic stop

A police chief in a small Texas town was shot and killed in the line of duty. Investigators say Elmendorf Police Chief Michael Pimentel was shot while making a traffic stop Saturday afternoon.

Suspect shot by Kilgore fire marshal released from hospital, arrested

Kilgore Police arrested a man who was shot by the Kilgore fire marshal Saturday morning. The suspect, Kenny Davlin, was arrested Sunday morning upon his release from Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview.
LIST: Most stolen vehicles in America

LIST: Most stolen vehicles in America

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) recently released the most stolen vehicles in the U.S. 
FORT LEE: Alleged female shooter turned gun on self, condition unknown

FORT LEE: Alleged female shooter turned gun on self, condition unknown

Fort Lee has given the all clear following an incident at the post earlier Monday morning.