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Obama to attend memorial for victims of Texas plant explosion

President Barack Obama will join residents of West, a central Texas town still looking for answers, at a memorial service Thursday for the 14 people killed in a fertilizer plant explosion last week.

Tyler Police are investigating aggravated assault

Tyler Police are investigating an aggravated assault. It happened Wednesday night around 7 p.m. police were called to a shooting at D&N Grocery in the 1000 block of West Bow Street.

Nearly $500,000 of cocaine seized at port of entry

Custom and Border Protection officers have seized nearly half a million dollars in cocaine at a port of entry.

Former Lufkin, A&M star arrested again

A former Aggie quarterback is in trouble with the law again. Reggie McNeal who played for A&M from 2002 to 2006 was arrested Monday night in Bryan.

Cowboys holding cards close to the vest as draft day nears

The Cowboys draft 18th, so they have no idea who is going to be available when their turn comes Thursday night. The Cowboys, with only six picks this year, appear more likely to trade down than up.

Big decisions loom for Texans as NFL draft approaches

After months of evaluation, discussion and analysis, the Texans’ draft board is set as the clock ticks down to Thursday’s first round that begins at 7 p.m.

Lobos relying on new faces in spring

Longview has a lot of holes to try to fill as spring football practice starts today.

Alcohol propositions await voters in Longview, Tatum

Longview and Tatum voters will decide May 11 whether beer and wine can be sold throughout their cities.

Five things to look for when choosing a dentist

(StatePoint) Choosing a dentist can be daunting. How do you know if your dentist is up-to-date with the latest technologies? That he or she has been keeping up on the latest in care? That equipment is clean?

Lufkin house fire takes one to the hospital

Lufkin Fire Department were called to a house fire on the 2200 block of Atkinson Street in Lufkin. Upon arrival, the fire department went into the house to fight the fire.