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A picture worth more than a 1000 words

It has been said "one picture is worth a thousand words." But some pictures are priceless, like this one pulled from a tornado's wreckage.

Weather related closures, delays, and outages

EAST TEXAS — Outages Thousands of people are without power in East Texas following the winter weather on Christmas Day.

Man attempts to rob local Walmart with pellet gun

UPDATE: Official press release from Longview Police: On December 22, 2012 at 12:07 a.m., officers responded to an armed subject call at Wal-mart, located at 2440 Gilmer Road.

New traffic signal at Golden Road and McDonald Road

Weather permitting; a new traffic signal will begin operation at the intersection of Golden Road and McDonald Road on Wednesday, Dec. 26.  

Smith County celebrates new low risk jail expansion

The Smith County Commissioner's Court held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday for the new low risk jail expansion project.

Second person arrested in connection with fatal Longview robbery attempt

Longview, Tx — Authorities have arrested a third person in the connection with a Longview shooting that took place earlier this week.

Special gift donated to Tyler Parks Department

The City of Tyler Parks and Recreation Department has received a donation of a stump grinder that will be used to eliminate unsightly tree stumps. The donation to the department was made by the locally owned Genecov Group.  

Former Smith County jailer gets 2 years probation for sex with inmate

A former Smith County jailer was convicted Thursday of having consensual sex with an inmate. Lakerry Devonerich Bowie, 28, was charged with of violating the civil rights of a person in custody. The jury sentenced him to two years probation.

Thief crashes stolen car into house following high-speed chase

Longview Police are currently searching for a man who stole a vehicle and crashed it into a house. The car was taken late Thursday night from a Longview convenience store. The man led police on a chase, but managed to get away.

Christmas gifts from French Peas Flowers

Kaci chats with Holly Olson from French Peas Flowers. For more information click here.