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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.

Tea Partiers protest at Sen. Cornyn offices

TYLER-- Members of the Texas Tea Party are not happy with the National Republican Senatorial Committee. Across Texas, dozens protested at noon today outside of all of Senator John Cornyn's offices.

Longview chief of police announces retirement

After 32 years with the Longview Police Department and 35 years total in law enforcement, Chief J.B. McCaleb announces that he will retire in January 2011.

UPDATE: Shooting suspect who shot woman and herself is now dead

New updates today on the fatal shooting of 70 year old Socorro Nunez near downtown Tyler. Police say Alice Alvarez Aguilar, the suspected shooter died earlier this morning of a self inflicted gunshot wound.

Police warn of robbery scam

On August 31, 2010 at around 9:50 p.m., Longview Officers were dispatched to 600 West Avalon Avenue in reference to a robbery that just occurred.

Woman attacked after vehicle accident in Tyler

On Tuesday at approximately 1:56 a.m., officers responded to an Aggravated Assault that occurred in the area of the 3700 block of N. Broadway.

LFD dive team recovers stolen bike in Sabine River

Longview, TX ---On August 25th the Gregg County Sheriff’s office requested the Longview Fire Department dive rescue team to respond to the Sabine River at Highway 42 bridge.