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Holiday Shopping Trends

Holiday season is upon us and shoppers will spend more than ever this year. Michele Mills with the Better Business Bureau shares some shopping trends and tips.

Marshall teen charged in shooting that injured 1

Police took a Marshall teenager into custody following reports of shots fired inside city limits.

Perry: 'Real possibility' Texas will sue Obama over executive action

President Barack Obama may have a phone and pen, but outgoing Gov. Rick Perry of Texas says he has the grounds for a lawsuit if he uses either.

Authorities nab suspect in Pittsburg gas station robbery

The Pittsburg Police Department announced Wednesday the arrest of a man wanted for a recent armed robbery.

Athens man found guilty of stealing from local business

An Athens man faces two years in jail for stealing several air conditioner motors from a local business.

Crockett man claims $1 million lottery ticket

 East Texas has a new millionaire! Robert R. Thompson, of Crockett, claimed a 20X Ca$h top prize worth $1 million. The ticket was purchased at the Trinity Diamond Mart located in the 600 block of South Robb in Trinity.

1 arrested after Texas child with cancer shot, killed in front yard

 New charges and new information in the murder of a teenager battling cancer. Ryan's Lara's family feels thankful for something many families never find, a little bit of closure.

White Oak softball player Nipper commits to Bossier Parish

 Ashley Nipper became the second White Oak softball player this month to give a verbal pledge to a college program when she announced on Tuesday she will play softball at Bossier Parish in 2016.

J.J. Watt named AFC Player of the Week

 J.J. Watt is racking up the honors in 2014. The Texans defensive end was named Wednesday as AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his outstanding effort last Sunday during a road win against Cleveland.

ETX man on meth builds trash can bunker to avoid parking lot snipers

A Longview man was taken into custody Monday night in the parking lot of a local business after he was allegedly found high on meth.