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Sexual misconduct with a child trial date set for Kilgore man, woman

A trial date has been set for a Kilgore man and woman being held in the Gregg County Jail on multiple charges of sexual misconduct with a child.

VIDEO: Willie Nelson raises $125,000 for West, Abbot VFD

Country music star, Willie Nelson, raised $125,000 for West, Texas and the Abbot Volunteer Fire Department. Nelson organized a benefit concert after a deadly explosion at the fertilizer plant last month.

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.

DPS memorializes fallen TX Peace Officers

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today honored 10 Texas law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty during the last year. The lives of these officers, including DPS Sgt.

Beer, wine could land on North, West Longview store shelves in about 45 days

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission officials said Tuesday North and West Longview residents should have a little more than 45 days before beer and wine hit area store shelves.

Kilgore PD looking for suspect in vehicle thefts

Kilgore police say they are looking for a man in connection with several vehicle thefts in the city.

Cornyn files amendment to address TX water shortage, engage Mexico on treaty compliance

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced an amendment to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) reauthorization to address Mexico’s failure to take action to uphold its water obligations to the U.S.

Nacogdoches Sheriff's Office finds 10 illegal aliens in car after routine traffic stop

Around 1:00 a.m., Wednesday morning, deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office stopped a grey SUV for a traffic violation on Highway 59 South, which was north bound.

Boil water notification cancelled

On May 13, 2013 the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation, PWS No.

CBP seizes 436 lbs. of marijuana

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized 436 pounds of marijuana Saturday, officials said. The estimated street value of the seized contraband is $348,800.