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Longview woman gets prison time for bank fraud

A 23-year-old Longview, Texas, woman has been sentenced to federal prison for bank fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Longview Police warn about phone scam

Longview authorities have received reports of a phone scam in the East Texas area. Police tell Fox 51, a man with a heavy foreign accent who is posing as a police officer has been calling citizens in Longview.

2-month-old baby suffers multiple fractures in ETX abuse case

Van Zandt County — A 2-month-old Van Zandt County baby was hospitalized recently after he was allegedly abused by family members.

Meals on Wheels in desperate need of volunteers

Meals on Wheels Ministry announced today that it needs volunteers to meet the needs of the community. “We are truly in dire need of additional help,” said Meals on Wheels President and CEO, Mike Powell.

TJC speech and debate team earns state championship title

The Tyler Junior College speech and debate team is officially the best in Texas.

Violent fugitive stabs officer, escapes in Dallas area

Authorities are searching for an escaped convict who is considered highly dangerous. On Monday night, Alberto Morales, 41, of Havanna, Cubs, stabbed a law enforcement officer in the Dallas area and escaped.

Handicapping the High Court on School Finance

State District Judge John Dietz declared the Texas school finance system unconstitutional last week. But the 260 hours the litigants spent in his courtroom only mark the beginning of the lawsuit's journey through the legal system.

Judge confirms final bankruptcy plan for Lon Morris College

A final bankruptcy plan submitted on behalf of Lon Morris College by attorneys from the Texas offices of McKool Smith has been confirmed by Judge Bill Parker of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Tyler.

200 mile funeral procession for Chris Kyle underway

The funeral procession for Chris Kyle, American Sniper and author who was shot to death at a gun range in Texas, began Tuesday morning.

Valetine's Day Fashions with BSCENE

Holly Head from BSCENE stops by with a few models to show us what the best fashions for Valetine's Day outings look like.