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ETX police release sketch of man who allegedly attempted to kidnap 2 junior high girls inside school

The Kemp Police Department has released a sketch of a man who allegedly entered the Kemp Junior High School and attempted to kidnap two girls.

COACH JOHN KING: With preseason over, Longview shifts focus to opener

The preseason is in the books for the Lobos.

16-year NBA veteran, Tracy McGrady, retires

National Basketball League veteran forward, Tracy McGrady, announced his retirement Monday morning. "T-Mac," 34, ended his 16-year basketball career with the 2012-2013 Western Conference Champion San Antonio Spurs.

Longview Police seek Sunday night shooter

On Sunday, around 11:19 p.m., Longview Police Officers received a call to a shooting that had just occurred in the 300 Block of Hughes Street.

Texas politicians trade barbs on school lesson plans in Tyler

A tea party-backed state senator and more-moderate board of education member traded increasingly heated barbs Saturday night, debating a school lesson plan system that has become so politically charged it could shape next year’s Texas Rep

Longview ISD official says local control at heart of CSCOPE debate

Northeast Texas educators watching Saturday night’s debate over a curriculum tool called CSCOPE said they felt well represented.

Masked robber attacks Sonic employee, steals car Sunday night

A Sonic employee was attacked, then had his car stolen by a masked man Sunday night in Tyler. Police tell FOX51, it happened at 10:53 p.m. at the Sonic located at 102 Loop 323.

Nidal Hasan sentencing phase begins at Fort Hood

A military jury on Monday will begin confronting the second phase of the court-martial of Maj. Nidal Hasan: whether he deserves to die for the massacre at his hands four years ago on this sprawling U.S. Army base.

One in six Gregg County drivers uninsured

If you’re driving through Gregg County, look around — one in every six vehicles you see is driven by someone who is uninsured — the highest rate in Northeast Texas.