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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: At least 5 killed in TX plant explosion

A hotline has been set up for an people looking for loved ones possibly injured in the explosion. Here is the number: (254) 202-1100.

West Explosion Relief

To check on loved ones • To check on injured residents admitted to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center call (254) 202-1100

Identity Theft with BBB

Identity theft is an enormous problem, but there are a number of steps you can take to secure your personal information. One of those steps is to shred those documents that identity thieves are looking for.

Gallbladder Removal with Trinity Mother Frances

Robert McKinney Jr., MD, Trinity Clinic Chief of Surgery stops by to talk about Single-Site Cholecystectomy or Gallbladder Removal and the innovations they have made.

'Like a nuclear bomb': Deadly fertilizer plant blast devastates Texas town

A massive blast at a fertilizer plant Wednesday night killed an estimated five to 15 people, wounded more than 160, and damaged 50 to 60 homes in a 5-block area, officials in West, Texas said Thursday.

Finding the perfect Mother's Day gift

(StatePoint) Shopping for Mother's Day? You'll want to match the perfect gift to her unique interests and personality.

Make your next family vacation truly meaningful

(StatePoint) If you're tired of taking the same old kinds of vacations, consider looking into more meaningful travel alternatives. Whatever your interests are, there are great ways to infuse your vacation with purpose.

Six arrested for mortgage fraud conspiracy

Six North Texans have been indicted and arrested in connection with a mortgage fraud conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas.

Longview residents urge police to release gang details

On the heels of a report about local street gangs, some Longview residents Tuesday called on police to be more open about the city’s street gangs, including the what, when and where of their illegal operations.

Texting-While-Driving Bill to Hit House Floor

A bill that would make sending text messages while driving a crime — a measure that Gov. Rick Perry has vetoed in the past — is scheduled to be heard Wednesday on the House floor.