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John Tyler ISD to host blood drive

In times of crisis, Carter BloodCare relies on the blood supply already on its shelves to meet immediate patient needs. That’s why ongoing blood donations to Carter BloodCare are needed all year long.

Longview Public Library to host New London explosion book author

The author of Gone at 3:17: The Untold Story of the Worst School Disaster in American History, David M. Brown, will discuss his book at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, at the Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St.

City of Longview to begin mosquito fogging soon

Longview residents could soon be seeing an unwelcome sign of summer: the city’s mosquito fogging trucks.

4 men wanted for questioning in ETX purse thefts

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin wants your help solving a series of vehicle burglaries and credit fraud cases. Recently, criminals burglarized vehicles parked outside a post office in Livingston, Texas.

UPDATE: Kilgore Police release names, look for witnesses in fatal wreck

UPDATE (May 14th): Kilgore Police have released the names of the people involved in a fatal wreck in early May.

Acadian Fine Foods recalls more than 17,000 pounds of pork, chicken stew

A Louisiana company is recalling more than 17,000 pounds of pork and chicken stew due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The FDA has listed this as a high health risk.

11-year-old Texas boy dies in school bus accident

An 11-year-old boy was killed this morning in a school bus accident near Dallas. It happened in Springtown in Parker County around 6:30 a.m.

Cleveland case gives new hope to families of missing East Texans

Two East Texas families are living with renewed hope for their missing loved ones after three Cleveland women — missing for more than 10 years — were found alive.

DPS urges Texans to prepare early for hurricane season

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents about the upcoming hurricane season and urging individuals to start preparing now for any possible storms. Hurricane season begins June 1 and continues through Nov. 30.

Documents show suspect killed in Longview standoff used meth, assaulted roommate

The registered nurse gunned down by Longview police after an hours-long armed standoff Thursday had been using methamphetamine and assaulted her roommate earlier in the day.