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DPS: Texas fugitive with violent past wanted

 The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Alfredo Rangel, 37, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Longview PD warns of scam in local paper

The Longview Police Department is warning about a scam posted in a local newspaper. LPD stated the scam involves a mystery shopper job. The ad states the person will evaluate customer service of Western Union versus money gram.

Authorities attempting to identify ETX burglars

 Authorities are asking for the public's help identifying three people from a recent burglary in Nacogdoches County.

DPS identifies 2 killed in motorcycle crash on Hwy 69

 Department of Public Safety officials have identified two people killed in a Thursday afternoon fatal motorcycle crash

Driver ticketed for hitting Longview overpass with forklift

The driver of a truck hauling a forklift was ticketed Thursday after he struck the I-20 bridge overpass on South Eastman Road.

State confirms first case of West Nile in Smith Co. for 2014

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed a case of West Nile virus in Smith County.

2 killed in motorcycle involved crash on Hwy 69, says DPS

 Two people were killed Thursday afternoon following a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Highway 69 south.

Ex-husband of missing Kilgore woman wanted on new warrant

A man considered a person of interest in the disappearance of his ex-wife is wanted on a new warrant not related to her case.

Police: 2 sex offenders arrested during compliance check

 On Wednesday, members of the Marshall Criminal Apprehension Team, Marshall Patrol Bureau, Criminal Investigations Bureau and the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force arrested two people during a sex offender compliance check in Marshall.

ETX college confirms denying applicants due to Ebola fears

An East Texas college found itself at the center of controversy this week following reports the school was rejecting students from coun