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TX woman arrested for voting multiple times in 2012 run-off election

Sonia Leticia Solis, 54, has been charged with voting more than once in connection with the 2012 primary runoff election held in Cameron County on July 31, 2012, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.

Ted Cruz renounces Canadian citizenship in statement

Lest any questions remain about Sen. Ted Cruz's national allegiance, the Texas Republican announced Monday he was renouncing his Canadian citizenship.

Speaker at Longview ISD convocation: Teachers key to ensuring continued freedom

Voices past and present echoed down through the ages Monday in Lobo Coliseum, during the Longview district’s annual back-to-school convocation. School begins next week.

Viewettes rehearsal a vision of fall

The 2013-14 Longview High School Viewettes practiced kicks that stretched toward the brims of their famous white hats Monday in preparation of halftime football performances soon to begin.

Low-cost pet vaccination clinic benefitting Gilmer 4-H, Upshur Co. Hope House, to be held Aug. 24

Circle V 4H, Animal Medical & Surgical and PETCO are sponsoring a low-cost pet vaccination clinic, Saturday, August 24, from 12:00 p.m., - 2:00 p.m.

ETX police recover stolen gun in Monday night shooting

The Lufkin Police Department is searching for a person or persons who reportedly shot a stolen gun at a car late Monday night.

BREAKING: 18-wheeler on fire near HWY 69, I-20

The Texas Department of Public Safety has confirmed to FOX51 an 18-wheeler is on fire on Interstate 20. The tractor-trailer is located just east of mile marker 556 near Highway 69.

DPS offering $3,000 reward for 'Most Wanted Sex Offender,' could be in East Texas

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Doug Otis Sims, 32, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Local attorney announces candidacy for Longview City Council seat

Area attorney Kristen Ishihara on Monday announced her candidacy for the District 4 seat on the Longview City Council.

New bins let Gregg County Courthouse employees recycle trash

The Gregg County Courthouse got a little greener recently with bins for employees to recycle their cans, bottles, plastic and paper.