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.
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.
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.
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.
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.