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Victim identified in tragic Longview train accident

UPDATE (Monday, Nov 12): Authorities have identified the man killed in Saturday's tragic train accident in Longview.

Blue Bell's Holiday Flavors

Representatives Doandl Smiley and Mark Helton with Blue Bell stop by to talk about the release of a few delicious holiday flavors that are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Caldwell Elementary presents: "The Little Mermaid"

Emily and Erin Berry with Caldwell Elementary School stop by to talk about their roles in the upcoming production of "The Little Mermaid." The play debuts November 15th, and has 2 shows on the 16th as well.

East Texas construction in Palestine

Larry Krantz with TxDot stops by the latest on the construction of U.S. 79 in Palestine. For more information head over to www.txdot.gov.

Pedestrian hit by train in Longview

Longview police tell us a man was killed after being hit by a train. The accident happened around 6:30 Saturday night on the train tracks which run over Eastman road.

Two Longview men arrested in connection with burglary

The Longview News Journal is reporting two Longview men were arrested Thursday in connection with a burglary.

Cherokee County jury selection on November 13 canceled

Jury selection for the 369th Judicial District Court of Cherokee County scheduled for Tuesday, November 13th at 8:30 a.m. has been canceled.

City of Tyler recognized at Texas Downtown Revitalization Conference

Downtown Tyler won top honors Thursday at the Texas Downtown Revitalization President’s Awards Gala held in Wichita Falls.

Lane closures set for major Longview roadways next week

TxDOT construction crews are scheduled to continue final resurfacing operations on SH 149 (Eastman Road) and SH 322 (Estes Parkway) between IH 20 and Sysco Foods, then begin final resurfacing on Eastman Road between SH 322 and IH 20.

Nacogdoches PD investigating alleged gang rape

Nacogdoches authorities are investing the alleged gang rape of woman that took place earlier this week.