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Longview Police Department hires 5 officers but still not at full staff

Our news partner, The Longview News Journal, reports The Longview Police Department commissioned five new officers Wednesday who join the ranks of one of the highest-paid police departments in East Texas.

Woman taken to hospital following rollover pin-in near Troup

Troup — A woman was taken to a local hospital after a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 110. It happened during the 1 p.m. hour several miles south of Troup.

Texas Gun range offers kids' birthday parties

A new gun range being built in Texas has set its target on kids. The 24-lane indoor firing range is under construction in Lewisville.

UTEP student falls into Colorado River, declared missing

MOAB, UT — A student from The University of Texas at El Paso is missing after he fell into the Colorado River at the Gold Bar recreation area near Moab, Utah, on Wednesday afternoon.

UPDATE: Anonymous Trane employee discloses contract negotiations

An anonymous Trane employee tells KFXK they are having trouble making an agreement with Ingersoll Rand, the company that owns Trane, on several items outside of raises.

Texarkana man sentenced for drugs, guns found in home

TEXARKANA, Texas - A 40-year-old Texarkana, Texas, man has been sentenced to federal prison for firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Study: Most recent high school grads not in college don't have full-time job

High school seniors just tossed their graduation caps into the air, and are now making plans to start the next phase in their lives. For many, that involves college, but others choose alternate paths.

Classic mystery movies at Tyler Public Library

Beginning this Sunday, June 10, at 2 p.m, the Tyler Public Library will bring timeless movies from Hollywood’s golden era to the big screen all summer long.

Update: Two taken to hospital after Longview wreck

Offiicals say the two-vehicle wreck has sent two people to a local hospital with injuries. The extent of their injuries is unknown. Police are still investigating the cause. Crews are clearing the scene now.

Storm leaves thousands without power across East Texas

Thousands of East Texans are without power this morning after strong storms moved through the area Wednesday night. Thursday morning, about 2,000 Oncor customers are without power in East Texas.