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Trinity, Angelina County chase suspect under investigation

ANGELINA COUNTY — The suspect in a police chase through Trinity and Angelina Counties Tuesday is currently under investigation.

Teen flown to hospital in Canton rollover

VAN ZANDT COUNTY — Van Zandt County Sheriff officials tell KFXK one teen was flown to the hospital after the van they were riding in rolled on Hwy 198 near Canton.

A decision on the Double D this afternoon

Judge Kennedy continues the injunction against DD Restaurant. The Double D cannot open until a trial on November 28th. The judge signed the order at 4:20 pm on Wednesday.

Longview man arrested for alleged theft of deaf man

On August 23, 2011 Longview Police identified and arrested Adam Everett Williams 40, of Longview, for the theft. He remains in the Gregg County Jail at the time of this press release.

Car drives into front of Skinner's in Longview

Longview — Longview police tell KFXK a car drove into the front of Skinner's Grocery on Judson Road around 11:30 a.m. this morning. It is unknown whether anyone was hurt at this time.  

Frankston man found guilty of 5th DWI

Athens, Texas — Gary Wayne Mauldin, II, 34 of Frankston was convicted by a Henderson County jury in a Judge Dan Moore's 173rd Judicial District Court last Wednesday afternoon.

Homeless man says he drowned woman during Vietnam flashback

Lufkin, TX — A homeless man charged with murder in the apparent drowning death of a homeless woman told investigators he accidentally killed her in a Vietnam flashback, according to an arrest affidavit.

ERCOT: Conserve energy until 7 PM

texas — ERCOT has an unusually high electricity demand or unexpected loss of large generation units. Operating reserves have dropped below our target threshold.

Former Tyler fire chief named director of operations at ETMC

TYLER — ETMC EMS has named Neal Franklin as the new director of operations for the East Texas service area.