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Eat Out for the Cure: BJ's Restaurant & Brewery

NEWS RELEASE FROM SUSAN G. KOMEN TYLER RACE FOR THE CURE: BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse Joins the Local Race for the Cure®

UPDATE: Fire officials dispatched to house fire in Smith County

UPDATE: SMITH COUNTY — Fire officials on the scene report the fire is now under control. They tell KFXK, the fire started in a back room of the house. Officials believe the fire might have been electrical.

Local law enforcement to honor fallen officers

As a part of National Police Week, our nation will pay tribute to Peace Officers from across the country who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.

Cherokee County commissioner cleared of wrongdoing

CHEROKEE COUNTY — The Cherokee County Grand Jury returned a 'No Bill' regarding allegations that County Commissioner Katherine Pinotti broke the law.

East Texas leaders react to bin Laden’s death

The death of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden turns a chapter in American life that began the morning he murdered more than 3,000 people in the World Trade Center Towers nearly a decade ago, local officials said Monday.

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.