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Longview man sentenced for child pornography

TYLER, Texas — A 43-year-old Longview, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Hit and run accident leaves man dead, driver arrested

On September 4, 2010 at around midnight, Longview Officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of East Marshall Avenue for a report of a hit and run accident in which a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle.

Truck shootout in Tyler

On September 6, 2010 just prior to 7:30pm, Tyler Police dispatch received several 911 calls reporting shots fired at the intersection of N. Broadway and Gentry. The callers said the occupants of two pick-up trucks were shooting at each other.

Bill White makes campaign stop in Tyler

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White stopped in Tyler on Monday.

Free sandwiches at Jersey Mike's in Tyler

TYLER - Hungry customers lined up for their daily dose of Jersey Mike's in Tyler Friday. But Friday, the line was a little longer - because the sandwiches were free!

Loop 323 in Tyler ranks 54th most congested

TYLER-- "Too busy and too many cars" is the cry of many Tylerites. The traffic on Loop 323 can be frustrating. In fact, in TxDOT's list of the 100 most congested roads in Texas, one section of the Loop ranks 54th.

Wanted parolee caught in Kilgore

Investigators located and arrested a wanted parolee early this morning who attempted to run over a Longview Police Officer on a traffic stop late yesterday.

Search for Longview fire chief narrowed to three finalists

The search for the next City of Longview Fire Chief has been narrowed to three candidates. The finalists are James Craft of Plano, Texas; Frank Edwards of Pensacola, Florida; and J.P. Steelman of Longview, Texas.

Escaped Texas sex offender captured in Florida

Billy Twayne Gibson, a registered sex offender who escaped from custody in Dallas last Saturday, was arrested this morning in Miami Springs, Florida, after police there received a tip about his whereabouts.

Vets in demand

We talked to several veterinarians today and what we learned is - vets that care for livestock are beginning to be few and far between.