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Burglar on loose puts ETX school on lockdown

Longview, TX (FOX 51) — Pine Tree High School went into lockdown Friday after a burglary suspect was reported loose in the area. The burglary happened on Briarwood Lane. Police are looking for a black male in a pink hoodie.

TX man sentenced 50 years for keeping woman as his sex slave

A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in the state penitentiary after prosecutors say he locked a 44-year-old woman in a small garage apartment where he repeatedly assaulted her and forced her to have sex.

Traffic delays expected on Sunset Drive due to renovations

Weather permitting, Smith County Road and Bridge crews will begin culvert renovations on Sunset Drive in the Lake Tyler subdivision of East Shore Estates on Monday, March 4. Delays are expected as traffic will be reduced to one lane.

Nelson Cruz has chest injury

Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz is undergoing a battery of tests at a local hospital after experiencing what is believed to be a muscle strain in his chest region Thursday night.

Judge orders Fort Hood shooter to stand trial in 3 months

An Army psychiatrist accused of opening fire and killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, will begin trial proceedings in three months, a military judge ruled.

Longview Police warn of new phone scam

The Longview Police Department wants people to be aware of a new telephone scam. The scam involves someone calling the victim on the telephone and telling them they are going to be receiving a new Medicare card in the mail.

Fort Worth Herd Trail Pt.3

Jessica Dowdy with the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau presents the Fort Worth Herd Trail & Stockyard.

Fort Worth Herd Trail Pt.1

Jessica Dowdy with the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau presents the Fort Worth Herd Trail & Stockyard.

Fort Worth Herd Trail Pt.2

Jessica Dowdy with the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau presents the Fort Worth Herd Trail & Stockyard.

Texas Rangers arrest Panola County Sheriff

Two months after being sworn into office, Panola County Sheriff Ron Clinton was arrested Thursday in a public corruption investigation involving possible theft, abuse of power and fraud.