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Gregg County man gets 30 years for third DWI offense

GREGG COUNTY — From Gregg County D.A.'s office:

Cocaine found in Longview man's underwear during booking

Longview, TX — Gregg County jailers found crack cocaine tucked into a Longview man's underwear Tuesday morning as he was being booked into the jail.

Vets react to bin Laden's death

The death of Osama bin Laden came as a surprise Sunday night, and a relief after so many years. And while all Americans were overjoyed that this chapter was closed, some have a unique viewpoint.

House bill would allow concealed guns at work

TEXAS — The Texas House of Representatives will decide if concealed license holders can take a handgun onto their employer's property, as long as it's locked, inside their vehicle.

Officials investigating early morning weekend fire

From the Longview News-Journal: Longview Fire Department officials on Sunday were investigating the cause of an early morning blaze in the 400 block of Fifteenth Street.

Three men arrested after report of lawnmower racing

Three Marshall men were arrested Sunday afternoon at Bella Wyatt Park for criminal mischief after the trio were caught "mud hogging."

Henderson man arrested after convenience store robbery

From the Longview News-Journal: One man has been arrested in connection with a Henderson clerk who was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning.

Rep. Gohmert releases statement on Osama bin Laden's death

Washington - Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the death of Osama bin Laden:

Lufkin hosts "Pride of America" rally

In light of the recent news that Osama Bin Laden is no longer a threat to our great country, the City of Lufkin will host a “Pride of America” Rally in the Atrium of City Hall this evening at 5:30 p.m.

Longview police honor guard attends event at the state capital

Members of Longview Police Department’s Honor Guard Unit will be in Austin today for the Police Memorial Parade at the State Capital.