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Mitsubishi Lancer

Every time I get behind the wheel of a Mitsubishi, I forget how much I just enjoy driving them. The problem has always been that they were, uh, not pretty. With the new Lancer Sportback, that is obviously no longer a problem.

Carrying a gun at work

The list of places you can't carry a gun with a concealed carry permit, is short. but when it comes to a business, the owner has complete control Now some are asking, should there be a limit?

An exclusive ride in the Chevy Volt

It all began with an invitation to auto writers to drive the most talked about new car in the world right now. And the drive would be through the Texas Hill Country.

Longview Police: Officer shot dead by own husband

LONGVIEW - A little after 8 Saturday morning, officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of Tyron Road in Longview.

Target commercial trailer stolen

TYLER - A commercial trailer from the Target Distribution Center went missing early this morning, sending Tyler Police on a search through Tyler neighborhoods.

East Texas schools react to five-star rating system

A new report from the state combines academics with how much a school is spending and then gives them a rating based on a five-star system.

2 arrested after failed robbery attempt in Rusk County

On Thursday at approximately 1:20 a.m., the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office dispatched deputies to US Hwy 84 West in reference to an Aggravated Robbery.

2 Longview residents arrested after drug search

On Tuesday at around 5:45 p.m., the Gregg County Organized Drug Enforcement Unit executed a narcotics search warrant in the 600 block of Buchanan Street.

Baby blood bartered by the state

Any parent whose child was born here in Texas knows the drill. A nurse will prick the newborn’s foot and take a blood sample to test for more than 2 dozen illnesses. Now we know, they were doing much more.

East Texas school districts brace for budget cuts

Texas public school spending jumped 63 percent for every student in the last ten years. With Texas lawmakers looking at budget cuts soon, school districts may have to do more with less.