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Texting addiction

Tyler -- Teens are texting more than ever, and the numbers are sky high. A new report by the associated press. shows teens on average send thousands of texts every month and the numbers don't stop there. The AP reports..

City of Tyler bans K2

TYLER-- The City of Tyler voted to ban buying, using, selling, and possessing K2. As Longview and Troup recently banned the substance, it's a trend sweeping across East Texas.

Butane lighter causes late night fire

ONGVIEW, TX --- Around 11:17 Tuesday night the Longview Fire Department responded to a reported fire at 1721 Highway 31.

Longview officials urge safe driving

The Longview Police Department wants to remind Longview area motorists that with the beginning of school, there are many things to be aware of:

Man arrested after hit-and-run on officer

On August 20, 2010 at approximately 7:50 a.m., Officer Dennis Phillips was driving east bound on Cotton Street at the intersection of Fredonia when he was struck by a black Dodge Pickup that ran the red light.

Man stabbed in neck

On early Friday morning officers responded to a welfare concern in the 2200 block of N. Palace.

Man defends his house from burglars

On August 19, 2010, at approximately 12:13 p.m., Longview Officers were called to 505 East Grand Avenue for a “Shots Fired” call.

Firefighters battle house fire in Longview

LONGVIEW - On Wednesday, Firefighters battled a house fire in the 1700 block of Timpson Street around 3 p.m.. The fire engulfed the house in flames and destroyed it.

Tyler Football Classic

Azalea Orthopedics and Tyler Spine and Joint Hospital is sponsoring the fifth annual Tyler Football Classic. Bishop T. K. Gorman Regional Catholic School will host the event.

UPDATE: Officials identify body found

***UPDATE*** LONGVIEW - Investigators have released the name of a man found dead Monday in his house on the 1400 block of Booker Street.