Local News + Statewide News

Lufkin businessman fined for dumping 50K tons of waste

A 49-year-old Lufkin man has been sentenced for disposing of hazardous wastes without a permit in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Sheriff: Gunman killed in shootout after murdering woman

Two people have been pronounced dead after a deadly police chase that began in Shreveport city limits and ended in rural Caddo Parish Wednesday morning.

Pumpkin carving with Kate and Andrew Kirby

Kate and Andrew Kirby stop by to share a few expert tips on how to transform your ordinary gourd into a champion jack o' lantern.

Grace Hill Cemetery Tour

Larring Courington and Mary Murdoch stop by with a few haunting details about the upcoming Grace Hill Cemetery Tour. The tour takes place October 27th from 2- 4 pm and tickets are $5.

Varsity Place Apartments suspect now in Smith County Jail

Last week, we reported a story about the reoccurring violence at the Varsity Place Apartments and just today, one of the men involved was arrested.

Family apologizes for woman who allegedly set self on fire

Officials say the woman who was believed to be burned severly during an attack may have actually set fire to herself.

Deputies: Husband cuts out fetus from his pregnant wife

A man has been taken into custody for allegedly cutting his unborn fetus from his wife.

ETX man dies after shooting self with crossbow

In a strange occurrence, a Diboll man has died after being struck with an arrow Tuesday morning. Angelina County deputies were dispatched to the scene located in the 100 block of Tidwell at around 8:30 a.m.

Big Tex gets a proper funeral

People in Texas are remembering a fallen state fair icon. Here you can see folks gathered in Dallas Monday for a memorial to say goodbye to Big Tex.

Texas woman's life saved by her purse

A Houston woman is fortunate to be alive after an attack outside her home. She says two masked men tried to rob her and shot at her several times.