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Man dies in motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon

A motorcycle crash ends with one dead Saturday afternoon. It happened just after 4:00 p.m. on Farm to Market Road 1818 just an eighth of a mile from U.S. Highway 69.

Juvenile arrests in Longview drop, but crimes more serious

The arrest of a 16-year-old Longview youth in connection with the ambush-style slaying of a former Kilgore College football player a year ago typified a trend in juvenile arrests — fewer, but for more serious crimes.

ETX man arrested for unlawful carrying of a weapon and possession of drugs

Nacogdoches Police were called to the scene of a traffic stop early Saturday afternoon for a weapons offense.

East Texas veterans attend Longview "Benefit Fair"

Hundreds of veterans came out to the "veteran Land Boards Benefit Fair" at the Maude Cobb Activity Center in Longview. The event was to teach them about some of the benefits they've earned fighting for our freedom.

National Firearms Safety event to educate children in firearms safety

The citizens of the United States want their children to be properly educated in firearms safety.

Kilgore battalion chief named state’s Firefighter of the Year

Kilgore Fire Department Battalion Chief Dennis Gage was a 16-year-old high school student in Pritchett when the volunteer fire department there was having a hard time finding members.

DPS and fire officials on the scene of two-vehicle wreck, children involved

DPS and fire officials are on the scene of a two-vehicle wreck. It happened around noon Saturday on Farm to Market Road 2661 and County Road 1134.

Kilgore police step up patrols for July 4

Kilgore Police Department will increase patrols Wednesday through Saturday as part of a push to reduce alcohol-related wrecks over the July 4 holiday.

ETX woman wrecks her car into a house early Saturday morning

A woman is in Angelina County Jail after wrecking into a house early Saturday morning. It happened around 2:55 a.m. in the 1400 block of Helen St. in Lufkin.

USDA bans junk foods in schools

This week the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a new "smart Snacks in School" federal regulation for the 2014-2015 school year.