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TX mom fights robber, runs him over with car

A robbery victim in Texas turns the tables on her attacker. Police say a man armed with a knife hid inside the woman's van. The mother fought back and nd sent the armed robber to the hospital.

Lobos earn state 7-on-7 berth

Jimmy Carter writes for the Longview News-Journal. The Lobos did well at the Texas State Qualifying Tournament.

Longview police: Man left car with 'large quantity' of meth in auto parts store parking lot

Longview police say a man who ran from them and disappeared into the woods Sunday afternoon left his vehicle containing a “large quantity” of methampethamine in the parking lot of the ABC Auto Parts store on West Marshall Avenue.

Spurs just one win from another title

After beating Miami 114-104, the Spurs are one victory away from their fifth NBA championship.

Pair arrested in connection with Sunday Longview shooting

Two men have been arrested in connection with a Sunday shooting in South Longview that sent another man to the hospital with several gunshot wounds to the torso.

Super Bowl champion, Chris Johnson, to host 2nd annual 'Showtime 37' football camp

Super Bowl Champion Chris Johnson is hosting his 2nd Annual "Showtime 37" football camps in Longview and Aledo. 

Nacogdoches ISD employee named 'Top bus driver in Texas'

A Nacogdoches ISD transportation employee has been named the top bus driver in Texas. Property Casualty Alliance of Texas selected NISD’s Joe Page Jr. for the honor of Texas School Bus Driver of the Year for 2012-13.

Representative Dan Flynn calls for additional tax relief

In a letter to Governor Rick Perry, State Representative Dan Flynn (R-Van) joined 29 of his fellow colleagues in a request to add significant franchise tax rate relief to the call of the first special session of the Texas Legislature.

Smith Co. man arrested for killing his father

A Smith County man was arrested late last night for murder. James Jason White, 40, was taken into custody by the Smith County Sheriff’s Office for shooting and killing his father, Steven Lacey White, 62, on Eastside Drive.

Inspection rips Longview animal shelter, finds minimum standard not met in 17 of 45 areas

A recent inspection by the Texas Department of Health Services cited Longview’s animal shelter for gross noncompliance, saying some conditions bordered on cruelty.