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Residents’ opposition at Planning and Zoning Commission meeting can’t stop two Longview projects

Longview, TX — Three dozen residents nearly filled the council chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, but their opposition to two north central Longview projects failed to achieve the results they wanted.

Mumphrey trial enters second day

Longview, TX — Update: The state rested their case at 9:15 this morning. the defense has called Mumphrey as its first witness. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Texas officials looking for radioactive device stolen in Austin

Texas — The Texas Department of State Health Services is looking for a device containing a potentially dangerous radioactive material that was stolen early this morning from a vehicle parked outside the Red Roof Inn Hotel in Austin.

UPDATE: Tyler police catch suspect in hit and run case

TYLER — UPDATE: Investigators have now charged Turner with Felony and Misdemeanor Hit and Run. Turner is now in Smith County Jail on a $60,000.00 bond set by Judge Dunn.

Perry says VP holds no appeal

AUSTIN -- Gov. Rick Perry, saying support has been “overwhelming” as he nears a decision on running for president, suggested Tuesday he'd rather keep his current job than take the No. 2 slot on the GOP ticket.

Texas officials looking for radioactive device stolen in Austin

TEXAS -- The Texas Department of State Health Services is looking for a device containing a potentially dangerous radioactive material that was stolen early this morning from a vehicle parked outside the Red Roof Inn Hotel in Austin.

Contractor hits major cable, partially cuts off Troup 911 system

TROUP — The Mayor of Troup says a contractor hit a major Century Link cable line, shutting some residents off from the emergency 911 system.

Kilgore man jailed on sexual assault warrant

Longview, TX — A 29-year-old Kilgore man is in custody on a Panola County warrant for sexual assault.

UPDATE: Power lines cause grass fire in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY — Firefighters tell KFXK the fire has been put out. It began around 12:30 Tuesday afternoon.

Alto police arrest convenience store robber

ALTO — On July 19, 2011 at approximately 12:32 am the Corner Market convenient store located on the north east corner of Hwy 69 and Hwy 21 in Alto, Texas was robbed by a white male displaying a firearm.