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Isaac poised for Gulf landfall on Katrina anniversary

New Orleans and much of the Gulf Coast faced the anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina by hunkering down for new storm amid "a high level of anxiety," as the Crescent City's mayor put it Monday.

Nacogdoches runaway claims rape by known person

Nacogdoches, Tx — Nacogdoches police are investigating reports of an person who sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl.

Longview city offices closed for Labor Day

City of Longview offices will be closed, Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day.

Ore City woman given life sentence in murder of tenth husband

An Upshur County jury on Monday morning sentenced an Ore City woman to life in prison after convicting her of her husband's murder.

Governor Jindal: Every storm is different, prepare today

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal held a Unified Command Group meeting and press conference at 11:30 a.m. in Baton Rouge to provide an update on the state’s preparations for Tropical Storm Isaac.

Shreveport-Bossier City preps for Tropical Storm Isaac evacuees

The Red Cross in Shreveport-Bossier City is busy today loading comfort kits, clothing and cots from their warehouse to setup an evacuee shelter on the LSUS campus.

Area volunteers prepare for Isaac

Volunteers from the Smith County chapter of the American Red Cross are heading to Tampa, Fla. in case Tropical Storm Isaac makes landfall there,while the East Texas Piney Woods Chapter is asking its volunteers to stay closer to home.

East Texas kids head back to school

School zones across Texas will be activated and school buses will be on the road this morning as the new school year begins.

Area GOP worker to vote at convention

A familiar face will take on new authority when Marty Rhymes arrives at the Republican National Convention beginning its four-day run this week.

Whitehouse man killed in early Sunday morning crash

Tyler authorities are currently investigating an early Sunday morning wreck that resulted in the death of a Whitehouse man. At 4:21 A.M., officers were dispatched to a crash at the intersection of Troup Highway and Thistle Drive.