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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

Texas law says no burning if winds are high enough

Many Texans don't know that burning on a windy day is often against the law - even if your county is not under a burn ban. Smith County fire marshal Jim Seaton says it's not a 'ticketable offense.'

Father arrested for infant's factured skull

TYLER- Smith County Officials now say the boy's father admits to hitting the child in the head out of frustration while under the influence of alcohol. 23-year-old Saul Lino is now behind bars charged with injury to a child.

Texas DPS offices closed for Christmas holiday

All Driver License offices and all other DPS offices will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 23, and Friday, Dec. 24, in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Flint man loses home in fire: 'I need some help...'

FLINT - Ted English lives alone in Flint with his two pets - a dog and a cat. Sunday was an emotional day for English. While loading his wood-burning stove, his home caught fire...

DPS to step up DWI patrols during holidays

In addition to their traditional increased patrols for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the Texas Highway Patrol will conduct focused DWI patrols in high-risk locations during the times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent

Longview holiday closings

City of Longview offices will be closed Friday, December 24, and Monday, December 27, in observance of Christmas. All city offices will resume regular business hours Tuesday, December 28.

New study shows kids are drinking large amounts of caffeine

TYLER - Caffeinated drinks are a hit in the United States. Numbers show, soda's account for 25% of all drinks bought in the U.S. and that doesn't even include other caffeinated beverages like coffee and energy drinks.

3 killed in Titus County double murder-suicide

TITUS COUNTY - Titus County Sheriff Tim Ingram confirms one woman and two men have died after an apparent double murder-suicide Thursday morning.

Two rusk county residents sentenced for meth conspiracy

TYLER, Texas – Two Rusk County, Texas residents have been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. The sentencing hearings were held before U.S.