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NWS: EF-3 tornado touches down in ETX on Christmas Day

Preliminary weather reports from the National Weather Service show an EF-3 tornado touching down in parts of Houston County on Christmas Day.

Third suspect in death of Longview man arrested

A third suspect was arrested Tuesday and charged in the slaying of Ronnie Joe Gammage, whose beaten and burned body was found Dec. 19 in Upshur County.

George H.W. Bush spends Christmas in hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush spent Christmas with his family in a Houston hospital and is in good spirits, though doctors have not yet discussed when he may be released, his spokesman told CNN.

Angelina County Commissioner dies on Christmas Day

Angelina County Commissioner Precinct 1 Rick Harrison died Tuesday, according to officials with the commissioner's office.

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.