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2 residents, 1 firefighter taken to hospital after apartment complex fire

At or around 1 a.m. Tuesday, Longview Fire Department responded to Towne Oak Apartments located at 2501 Eastman Rd. Building 200 for an apartment fire involving both floors and the attic.

Longview pedestrian killed by train early Tuesday morning

Longview Police confirm a pedestrian was killed by a train early Tuesday morning. Officer Kristie Brian says that it happened on the road behind the Longview News-Journal around 5:30 am.

UPDATE: Longview police identify victim in Christmas Eve shooting

UPDATE: The victim in this case has been identified as Nicole Cartwright of Longview, Texas. Investigators have learned that Ms.

Shopping frenzy continues after Christmas

TYLER - The day after Christmas is known for hunting down good deals, exchanging items, and using the ever-popular gift cards.

Rusk County: Armed robber on the loose

MT. ENTERPRISE - Rusk County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for a robbery suspect today. They say Derric O'Brien Blanton robbed the Conoco Station in Mt. Enterprise Tuesday night.

Longview residents offered free ride home on New Years

Longview Transit, in partnership with R&K Distributors is preparing to provide a “Safe-Ride-Home” on New Year’s Eve.

City clears debris from Iron Bridge Creek

City of Longview Public Works employees began clearing debris from Iron Bridge Creek Street Tuesday as part of an effort to improve drainage in the area.

Animal adoptions for the holidays

TYLER - The Christmas season is a pretty busy time for pet adoptions. Today at the Humane Society of East Texas, that was no exception. East Texans were showing up looking for a new friend.

East Texas father charged with injury to a child

TYLER - 23-year-old Saul Lino admitted to deputies Monday night that he was lying. He originally told officials he dropped the two month old by accident and the child's 13-month old sister jumped on the child.

UPDATE: Dickey's robbery victim lied to Longview P.D.

LONGVIEW - After further investigation police determined the victim had filed a false report with police. The subject is facing false report to a police officer and felony theft charges. From Longview Police Department