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Longview man fined, jailed on animal cruelty charges

A Longview man was fined and jailed Wednesday on animal cruelty charges in connection with the seizure last week of an emaciated horse found wandering near Eastman Road.

Overton woman killed in Wednesday night wreck

An Overton woman died Wednesday night after a one-vehicle crash east of Arp, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

TX boy receives backlash for Nat'l Anthem performance at NBA Finals

10-year-old Sebastien De La Cruz was a hit tuesday night as he sang the national anthem at the NBA Finals. But, he has since faced internet backlash with people making comments about his race.

Gunman still on loose after southwest Houston shooting

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A running dispute sparked a shooting that left a man dead outside a southwest Houston strip shopping center, officials said.

Perry adds abortion, juvenile justice to special session

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; for the second time in as many days, Gov.

Dehydration rises as temperatures warm up

As temperatures go up people need to drink more water. Reports say, more Americans are rushed to the emergency room this time of year because of dehydration.

ETX man arrested for sexually assaulting a girl

An East Texas man is arrested for sexually assaulting a girl. Marcus Allen Edmiston, 26, was arrested for breaking into a home on south FM 756 early hours of June 11, 2013 and sexually assaulting a girl.

ETX man sentenced for meth trafficking

A39-year-old Silsbee, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Gregg County man is sentenced to 10 years for possession of a stolen firearm

A Gregg County man is sentenced to jail for possession of a stolen firearm. Kym David Pearce, 52, pleaded guilty on February 8, 2013 to possession of a stolen firearm and was sentenced to 120 months in prison today.

ETX man sentenced to 12 years in jail for carjacking

A Beaumont man is sentenced to jail for carjacking. Rogelio Arellano Torres, 20, was sentenced to federal prison for carjacking in East Texas.