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POLICE: 8 people held captive in Houston, some for as many as 10 years

According to CNN, eight people have been held captive in a north Houston home, and some for as many as 10 years, police said Friday.

WANTED: Lafayette woman suspected of kidnapping grandson, possibly in Texas

A Lafayette man was arrested today for violating custody orders in regards to his grandson, and now deputies are actively seeking his wife.

Reward increased for information leading to arrest of person(s) who shot dog 40+ times

Friday morning, the Gregg County Crimestoppers announced they have received a $1,000 donation to add to the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for shooting "Spike Dillinger,&quo

Longview PD seek man who assaulted, robbed woman in her home

The Longview Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a man who assaulted and robbed a woman in her home on Thursday.

Road work continues between Longview, Kilgore

Texas Department of Transportation contract crews are scheduled to continue work on the westbound IH 20 bridge at the Sabine River between Longview and Kilgore.

ETX towns to hold TPWD meetings over dogs trailing wounded deer

Hunters could use dogs to trail a wounded deer in 12 counties in East Texas, a practice that has been prohibited in this area of the state since 1990, under a proposal being considered by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Rain was good, but not good enough

Even though we have had recent rain in East Texas, it has not been enough to help us overcome the rainfall deficit we are currently in.

1 arrested in ETX drug bust

A Nacogdoches man has been arrested by the Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office after finding 50 grams of methamphetamine and other drugs in his residence.

Planned Parenthoods closing immediately as Abortion Bill takes effect

With the signing on the abortion bill by Governor Rick Perry on Thursday, Planned Parenthood began closing its doors in Texas towns.

ETX man sentenced to 14 years on cocaine charges

An Athens man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for cocaine charges.