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East Texas road updates

Here's a quick look at events and work planned in East Texas:

Portion of E Erwin Street closed for sewer instillation

East Erwin Street will be closed between Adams Avenue and Thompson Avenue South on Saturday, Feb. 2 to install a sewer service.

Victim identified in head on collision near Longview

Rusk County, TX (FOX 51) — One person was killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle wreck south of Longview, near Lakeport.

New school zone at Cumberland Academy

On Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, the City of Tyler Traffic Engineering Department installed warning lights for a new school zone located at Cumberland Academy on Shiloh Road.

Upshur County DA files motion to revoke bond for former commissioner

Upshur County (Longview News-Journal) — Upshur County District Attorney Billy Byrd filed a motion this morning to revoke the bond of former county commissioner Lloyd Crabtree on grounds that Crabtree failed to meet the requirements of his

Cherokee County authorities involved in standoff

Cherokee County Sheriff officials were involved in a standoff on Friday. Details are limited, but authorities tell KETK, it happened at a house on Cherokee County Road 3212.

Police: No major advances in search for Kaufman County prosecutor's killer

Investigators on Friday were reviewing the cases that a Texas prosecutor was handling for possible clues about what led to his killing.

ETX Fugitive found hiding in vacant house following 11 hour manhunt

A wanted fugitive was caught hiding in a trailer Friday morning after authorities had been searching almost half a day for him.

Man arrested after running over hose, ramming vehicles during house fire

A man was arrested Thursday night after he interfered with firefighters as they were trying to put out a house fire.

Game day dip and drinks with FRESH!

Myste Snow from FRESH by Brookshires shows Ben and Katie the perfect dip for the big game and drinks to go along with it!