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Longview man charged with setting roomate's legs on fire

A Longview man was in jail Tuesday, charged with setting his sleeping roommate on fire.

Downtown Tyler museums holiday open house

Holiday decorations, reenactors in period clothing, carolers, miniature trains, special exhibits and more will be offered to the public on Thursday, Dec.

Bullard man arrested after officials find items taken during burglaries

A Cherokee County man was arrested after officials discovered he was in possession of several stolen items from recent burglaires in the area.

ETX man gets 5 years for meth possession during traffic stop

An East Texas man will spend the next five years behind bars after he was caught with meth during a routine traffic stop.

Donors fund compost bin at Douglas Elementary School

The Garden Club at Douglas Elementary School is flourishing thanks to a new compost bin that was funded through donorschoose.org, an online charity where public school teachers can request funding for classroom projects.

Reports: Rangers miss out on Mike Napoli

Mike Napoli almost led the Rangers to the World Series championships two years ago. Now he has signed a new three-year dela with Boston.

Spark returns for Dallas Cowboys offense, playoff hopes

The Cowboys' offense looked very good against Philadelphia. DeMarco Murray is the big reason why.

Sobriety checkpoints urged to deter drunken driving

Travelers have grown accustomed to airport security searches, and maybe it's time for Texas motorists to endure sobriety checkpoints to ensure public safety, state lawmakers were told Monday.

Despite rain, effects of drought continue to linger at area lakes

The houseboat grounded at Johnson Creek Marina on Lake O’ the Pines tells the story of what is happening on area lakes. The floating cabin is moored in about five feet of water.

Man allegedly on meth reports grandparents being held hostage

A Lufkin man was taken into police custody after claiming his grandparents were in duress.