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Second person arrested in connection with fatal Longview robbery attempt

Longview, Tx — Authorities have arrested a third person in the connection with a Longview shooting that took place earlier this week.

Special gift donated to Tyler Parks Department

The City of Tyler Parks and Recreation Department has received a donation of a stump grinder that will be used to eliminate unsightly tree stumps. The donation to the department was made by the locally owned Genecov Group.  

Former Smith County jailer gets 2 years probation for sex with inmate

A former Smith County jailer was convicted Thursday of having consensual sex with an inmate. Lakerry Devonerich Bowie, 28, was charged with of violating the civil rights of a person in custody. The jury sentenced him to two years probation.

Thief crashes stolen car into house following high-speed chase

Longview Police are currently searching for a man who stole a vehicle and crashed it into a house. The car was taken late Thursday night from a Longview convenience store. The man led police on a chase, but managed to get away.

Christmas gifts from French Peas Flowers

Kaci chats with Holly Olson from French Peas Flowers. For more information click here.

Making your own Christmas cookies

Kaci chats with Pam Phillips with Cakes By Design. For more information click here.

Close to 150 homes without power in Longview

LONGVIEW, TX-Due to recent high winds, some Longview homes are experiencing power outages.

New vehicles damaged with bullet holes in Tyler

TYLER-Tyler Police were called to Crown Motor Company located at 4716 Troup Highway on a report of 13 new Volkswagen’s that had been shot sometime during the nighttime, early morning hours, of Thursday, December 20, 2012.

Close to 40 acres burning in Wood County

WOOD COUNTY-The Texas Forest Service tells KETK about 30 to 40 acres are burning on county road 3588 in Wood County. The fire was reported around 11 a.m. They are using two bulldozers to help control the fire.

Court OKs pre-holiday payment for former Lon Morris College employees

TYLER – A Texas federal judge has approved a pre-holiday distribution of $130,000 for more than 100 former employees of Lon Morris College who were unpaid for their final weeks of work when the school filed for bankruptcy protection earli