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Earl Lloyd, first African-American NBA player passes away at 86

Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame member and West Virginia State University basketball legend Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in a NBA game, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.
HWY 79 reopened after 18-wheeler crash, diesel spill

HWY 79 reopened after 18-wheeler crash, diesel spill

Authorities have reopened an East Texas highway after responding to a major accident early Friday morning. 
Eltife, Paddie file 'Kari's Law'

Eltife, Paddie file 'Kari's Law'

State Senator Kevin Eltife (R-Tyler) and Representative Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) filed Kari's Law which would require businesses to have direct access to 911 emergency services through their phone systems. The bill is S.B.
Scan reveals 1,000-year-old mummified monk hidden in statue

Scan reveals 1,000-year-old mummified monk hidden in statue

A golden statue of a sitting Buddha, smuggled from a temple in China to a market in the Netherlands, revealed an extraordinary secret -- a 1,000-year-old mummified monk.
Shaky Ukraine ceasefire takes hold but tensions rise over gas supply

Shaky Ukraine ceasefire takes hold but tensions rise over gas supply

A row over natural gas supply flared Friday between Russia and Ukraine, even as a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine appeared to be taking hold.

A local service dog needs your help

Alexandra Stafford is asking for your help. Her family needs money to pay for her dog's medical care.

llamas on the lam capture nations attention

Picture a mix of your favorite movie car chase and a trip to the zoo. Two llamas were on the loose in Sun City, Arizona, Thursday, with TV cameras following them as law enforcement closed in.

What is net neutrality?

A decision today paves the way for "equal opportunity" for the internet. In a three-to-two decision, the federal communications commission voted for more internet regulations, known as "net neutrality."
Fourth suspect in ETX kindapping, murder taken into custody

Fourth suspect in ETX kindapping, murder taken into custody

On Thursday, police arrested the fourth suspect wanted in a kidnapping and murder of an East Texas man.

Candidates reach out before elections

This May, four new people will be working to run the city of Longview.
Longview doctor disciplined for poor communication, boundary issues

Longview doctor disciplined for poor communication, boundary issues

At its February 13, 2015 meeting, the Texas Medical Board disciplined 45 licensed physicians and issued three cease and desist orders.
19-year-old dies in fiery crash near Marshall

19-year-old dies in fiery crash near Marshall

A 19-year-old East Texan died Wednesday in a fiery one-vehicle crash near Marshall.
Texas legislators file 9 bills to eliminate some taxes

Texas legislators file 9 bills to eliminate some taxes

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is working with state lawmakers to repeal nine state taxes during the 2015 legislative session.
Rusk PD wants you to turn in your 'sub-par' drug dealer

Rusk PD wants you to turn in your 'sub-par' drug dealer

Do you have a dealer selling you poor quality drugs? Do you think they should pay for their poor service? Then Rusk Police Department wants to help YOU!
Memorial fund set up for Longview native murdered in Austin

Memorial fund set up for Longview native murdered in Austin

The Pine Tree ISD Foundation announced Thursday a memorial fund set up in honor of a former student murdered in Austin on February 17.