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‘Door-Kick Burglar’ eludes police

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; Lufkin Police searched a south Lufkin neighborhood Saturday night in hopes of making an arrest in the “Door-Kick Burglar” case, but came up empty-handed once the burglar escaped into the woods.

Veteran Voices Writers' workshops

Adjunct English Professor Tina Bausinger and Andy Burnett stop by to talk about a great writing group designed for East Texas for veterans.

Spooktacular Bull Bash

It's almost time for the annual Spooktacular Bull Bash down in Jacksonville! Event organizer Debbie Dyess and musician Paul Ruark stop by to tell us what visitors can expect to see to this year.

"Rampaged" driver arrested Saturday night

Our sister station KETK recieved a phone call Saturday night about a "rampaged" driver on Troup Hwy. Edward Cruz Paicer-Moa, was arrested for evading a police officer in a vehicle, in conjuction with this call.

Man in elderly assault detained

Van Zandt County police have caught the man they believe assaulted a 97-year old woman and stole her car.

Apparent murder/suicide leaves two East Texans dead

Two East Texans are dead this afternoon after an apparent murder/suicide in the Flint area on Friday night. Smith County authorities said, 53-year-old James Milton Malone and his wife Karen Malone were planning to get a divorce.

Plane crash in Cherokee County

Our sister station KETK confirmed with Cherokee County officials that plane crashed on highway 204 in Jacksonville. At this time crews are on their way to the scene.

Smith Co. man accused of beating wife to death back behind bars

The man accused of beating his wife to death back on Thanksgiving of 2011 is now back in jail. Kelly Gage, 50, was arrested on Thursday, October 25th, for violating his probation.

'Bringing Home the Browns'

An East Texas family's troubles have gone viral via Facebook and now the nation is praying for them. This is the story of the Browns from Gladewater, Texas.

Court Upholds Ban on Gun Sales to Those Younger Than 21

A federal appellate court has affirmed a lower court’s decision that banning the purchase of handguns by people younger than 21 does not infringe on a person’s constitutional rights.