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Hurricane Season Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30.

UPDATE: 4 firefighters killed after hotel collapse during Houston blaze

 Four Houston firefighters died after a hotel wall collapsed while they were battling a major blaze Friday, the mayor of the Texas city said.

Texas school recalls yearbook for offensive remark printed under student photo

Yearbooks at Irving High School in Texas have been recalled because of an offensive remark was printed underneath a student's photo.

FBI interviewing Texas man in connection with ricin letters

Federal authorities searched the home of a Texas man in connection with threatening letters sent to President Obama and the Mayor of New York. Preliminary tests on the two letters tested positive for the deadly poison ricin.

ETX man killed after shooting at an officer

Early Saturday morning at 1:35 a.m., officers were called to the 900 block of Cottonwood Circle located in the Cottonwood Trailer Park for a male suspect that had discharged a firearm into the air and was thinking of killing himself.

Tyler police looking for late night robber

Late Friday night at 11:35 p.m. officers with Tyler Police Department were called to a robbery at the Rite Track Valero gas station located at 1700 block of East Gentry Parkway.

T-Storms Possible in East Texas Today

T-storms will be on the increase in East Texas by the mid-afternoon and evening hours. Some of these storms could be strong to severe with damaging winds and large hail the main threats. The tornado threat is low, but not zero.

Keep Kids Healthy and Safe this Summer

(StatePoint) It’s summer, and for kids that means it’s time for sports, swimming, biking and picnics.

Tips for Parents to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

(StatePoint) Each summer, parents look for ways to combat “summer brain drain,” which occurs when children lose some of the knowledge they gained during the school year because they’re not regularly exercising their brains.

Longview City Pools to open with Splash Day Event on June 8

To kick-off the summer swimming season, the City of Longview Parks and Recreation Department will open Ingram Pool and the recreation pool at Longview Swim Center with a free Splash Day event.