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Longview fire investigator resigns amid internal probe; pound of marijuana found in home

A veteran Longview Fire Department employee resigned after Kilgore police said they found nearly a pound of marijuana in her home in late November.

Shoplifter pulls knife on, bites Longview mall employee

A man was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly pulling a knife on a Longview mall employee. It happened at the Sears store at the mall on 3500 McCann Rd. in Longview, just after 7:00pm on Tuesday.

A new chapter for Coffee City politics

If you'll remember, members of the group called Concerned Citizens of Coffee City swept the election this November. And last night the newly elected mayor and council members were sworn in at the city council meeting.

Serial killer caught in East Texas a murder addict, police say

Confessed serial killer Israel Keyes was a murder addict who found great enjoyment in taking people's lives, police say.

Burn ban issued for Anderson County

Judge Robert D. Johnston has ordered a burn ban for Anderson County beginning December 10 at 9:30 a.m.

UPDATE: Longview officer terminated on anniversary of on-duty wreck with drunk driver

UPDATE (2:45pm): The Longview Police officer who was critically injured in a wreck involving a drunk driver last year, has been terminated in accordance with city policy.

Nacogdoches elementary principal Rachel Johnson dies at 49

Brooks Quinn Jones Elementary school principal Rachel Johnson, 49, passed away Tuesday morning. The 16-year employee of Nacogdoches Independent School District was diagnosed with a serious illness in July.

Temporary restraining order halts TransCanada Keystone Pipeline

A Nacogdoches County judge has granted a temporary restraining order after a local landowner filed suit against them.

Tyler-area fugitive wanted for burglary, assault of ex-girlfriend caught

Flint, Tx — A wanted Flint man has been captured by Smith County deputies and is currently en route to the jail.

Saints players get bounty suspensions lifted

Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue announced Tuesday that he will vacate the player suspensions in the Saints bounty investigation.