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TxDot construction project updates

TxDOT will resume work on Henderson's signal project.

Longview ISD Distinguished Alumni events set for May 10

Longview, TX (LISD) — Longview ISD on May 10 will honor three former students during the annual Distinguished Alumni ceremony and luncheon.

Simpson’s suggestion helps sink water bill in Texas House

Austin, TX (Longview News-Journal) — Inspiration from a Longview Republican helped Democrats in Austin defeat a GOP proposal this week to use the state’s emergency reserves for major water projects.

Tyler ISD school bus involved in accident

A Tyler ISD school bus carrying 8 students was involved in a minor accident Friday afternoon. A vehicle ran a stop sign and struck the bus while in route.

VIDEO: TX HS athlete's show of faith costs team trip to state championships

A high school track runner's gesture at the finish line cost his team a trip to the state championships. School officials say he broke an excessive celebration rule when he pointed to the sky after his win.

Black bear gets comfortable in man's truck

A bear managed to get inside a California man's truck, but couldn't figure out how to get out!

Lobos talk about first postseason since '08

Longview’s postseason plans came down the wire at the end of the 2013 regular season. But the Lobos prevailed, topping North Mesquite, 3-0, in a play-in game to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

Patriots have home field advantage for ASC tournament

2013 ASC Baseball Championship Tournament Championship Round May 3-5, 2013 at UT Tyler’s Irwin Field FRIDAY

CBP: Drugs found stashed in plaster decorations

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the El Paso port of entry said they seized 591 pounds of marijuana Wednesday.

TX 'Most Wanted' sex offender captured

Noah Earl Allen Jr., 45, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Wednesday in San Antonio. Allen has a violent criminal history and was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender.