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UT Health Northeast to host 'Rock & Research'

On Saturday, April 27, you can dance till you drop and raise funds needed for research into lung disease, cancer and heart disease at “Rock & Research,” on the grounds of UT Health Northeast, at the corner of U.S.

White Oak eases backyard chicken coop rules

LONGVIEW (LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL) — The city of White Oak became one of East Texas’ most fowl-friendly towns Tuesday when its council loosened restrictions on chicken coops.

Nacogdoches substitute teacher arrested for improper relationship with student

A Nacogdoches Independent School District substitute teacher has been arrested for having an improper relationship with a student.

TX man arrested after holding woman hostage with BB gun at restaurant

Waco, Tx — A China Springs man remains in jail on a $30,000 bond, along with a credit card abuse charge and a charge of assault/ family violence with a motion to revoke probation.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month and “Talk, Text, Crash” is a slogan used to get people’s attention about the dangers of operating a vehicle while using an electronic device.

Longview PD arrest man found sniffing paint in parking lot

A Longview police officer responded to an unusual scene Wednesday morning when he was dispatched to the 3200 Block of Fourth Street about a man lying in a parking lot inhaling paint from a Sprite bottle, according to police reports.

Tyler PD arrest 2 men involved in Thursday morning burglary

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 10:22 a.m. Tyler Police responded to a call from a person who reported seeing two men kick in his neighbor’s back door in the 500 block of Wells Street.

DPS airplane named in honor of fallen agent

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today commissioned its newest airplane, a Cessna 208 Caravan, at a ceremony in Austin.

Two questioned following house burglary in Tyler

Two people are in police custody for questioning following a morning house burglary in Tyler. It happened on the 500 block of Wells St. around 10:00am.

Porter weighs in on African-Americans in baseball

Astros manager Bo Porter has his own theory about why Major League Baseball is facing a historic low percentage of African-American players.