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NWS: Squall line cause of storm damage in East Texas

 The National Weather Service released their preliminary report on damage caused by severe weather Monday.

81st Annual Rose Festival

If you've lived in East Texas for more than a minute, you've heard of our annual "Rose Parade". Some of the folks from this year's event, tell Rachel and Robert about this year's "Circus" theme.

Sheriff Smith's office cutting down on crime

Sheriff Larry Smith discusses some of the strategies his office is using to cut down on crime in East Texas. For more information on the Smith County Sheriff's Office, visit: https://www.facebook.com/SmithCountySheriffsOffice

Halloween costumes for your pets

Rachel and Robert visit with "Tiny Dog", "Barkley", and Charlotte Gomez from Spirit Hallowen. Gomez says Frozen and super hero costumes are flying off the shelves.

Lufkin Crime Stoppers: Crime of the Week

During the early morning hours of August 28, someone burglarized a construction site located in the 1500 block of West Frank Avenue in Lufkin.

Longview PD: Brothers burglarize vending machine

Two Longview men were arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly burglarizing a vending machine at a local apartment complex.

TV station identifies Dallas nurse with Ebola

 As authorities confirmed that the Dallas nurse had contracted Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's top official was quick to point to a breach in protocol.

LISTEN: 911 call for now-deceased Ebola patient

 The city of Dallas has released the 911 audio call placed for now-deceased Ebola patient Thomas Duncan. You can listen to the audio recorded on September 28, 2014, in the video player above.

ETX woman accused of driving drunk with 2-week-old in car

An East Texas woman was arrested Friday night after troopers determined she was driving drunk with an infant.

LA landfill tells Texas it will not accept Ebola victim's belongings

Chemical Waste Management, the company that owns a landfill near Lake Charles, told Texas officials it will no longer be accepting the Ebola victim's belongings. They issued the following statement: