Local News + Statewide News

Water, sewer line discovery delays Green Street project in Longview

The discovery of unknown underground water and sewer lines has pushed the renovation of Green Street a few weeks behind schedule, but city architect Brent Brevard said the $6 million renovation of the entire street is still on pace to be comple

Legendary pianist Van Cliburn dead at 78

Van Cliburn, the classical pianist honored by a New York ticker-tape parade for winning a major Moscow competition in 1958, died Wednesday after a battle with bone cancer, his publicist said.

Group aims to send 2 humans on Mars mission in 2018

If soon-to-be-unveiled plans pan out, a man and a woman may represent humanity on one journey that has never been attempted before: a mission to Mars.

Tyler council tables alcohol boundary exemption requests

The Tyler City Council decided Wednesday to table all three alcohol boundary exemption requests. Retail stores asked the council for permission to sell alcohol within the current 300 foot boundary.

Man arrested after shooting at Longview motel

A man was shot at a Longview motel on Tuesday evening, just after 10:00pm. It happened at the Globe Inn Motel on the 1300 block of East Marshall Ave.

Tyler council tables boundary exemption requests

The Tyler City Council decided Wednesday to table all three boundary exemption requests. Retail stores asked the council for permission to sell alcohol within the current 300 foot boundary.

Tylerite wakes to burglar in doorway, 1 arrested

A Tylerite was in for a scare Monday morning when he awoke to a burglar standing in his doorway.

1 arrested, 1 on the loose following ETX tractor, Bush Hog theft

One person was arrested and a second is on the loose after a pair of men were caught allegedly stealing heavy equipment.

Judge sentences ETX man for drug trafficking crimes

41-year-old Lindale, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking crimes in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

California man sentenced for luggage loaded with meth at ETX train station

A 37-year-old Brawley, CA, man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.