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Officials arrest theft suspect, find methamphetamine

A Longview man was arrested Wednesday morning after police said he attempted to steal a necklace from a convenient store and had drugs on him.

Longview teens busted stealing bikes

LONGVIEW — At around 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, Longview police officers were called to a burglary in progress.

Nacogdoches man jailed in effort to overturn murder conviction

Nacogdoches, TX — A Nacogdoches man was arrested Tuesday evening after police say he falsified evidence to help overturn the capital murder conviction of a Cushing woman.

Engineer says Kilgore crossings need signal, signs

KILGORE — No surprise to people driving near the Kilgore Post Office, a Houston consulting firm reported to the Kilgore City Council this past week that the intersection of Lantrip and Kilgore streets meets traffic signal warrants based o

East Texas pays respects as fallen soldier laid to rest

FROM THE LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL: GLADEWATER — The country road leading to Gladewater Memorial Park turned into a hero’s path for U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Bradley Gaudet.

Burn bans in East Texas

CHEROKEE COUNTY - Judge Chris Davis has added Cherokee County to a growing list of counties adopting burn bans. 223 counties in the state now have burn bans in effect, and Judge Davis says something had to be done.

One adult, two kids killed in Rusk County fire

MT. ENTERPRISE — Officials with the Timpson Fire Department tell KFXK the house fire took place on County Road 3175 off FM 95 some time before 6:25 a.m.

Head-on collision between FedEx truck and car in Longview

LONGVIEW — A head-on collision between a FedEx truck and a car in Longview today sent one person to the hospital. Witnesses tell KFXK, they believe a driver passed out at the wheel in downtown Longview.