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17 students, including 4 football players, arrested in TCU drug raid

17 Texas Christian University students were arrested early Wednesday morning for allegedly selling drugs. The arrests were made after a 6-month long investigation, according to Fort Worth Police and university officials.

Kilgore Police Department mourns loss of K-9 officer

kilgore, tx — It is a sad day for members of the Kilgore Police Department. K9 Jeroen, a longtime member and senior police officer of the Kilgore Police Department, passed away early this morning due to a medical issue.

Hawkins man leads deputies serving warrant on chase; suspect still on the loose

WOOD COUNTY — Wood County authorities are currently searching for a man after he fled deputies serving a warrant on Monday evening.

Illegal alien named suspect in weekend Harrison County toddler death

HARRISON COUNTY — The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 2 year old child that occurred on Sunday morning at approximately 1:00 AM.

Longview Police urge driver caution in wake of several area school bus wrecks

While the government says school buses are the safest mode of transportation for students, it’s been a dangerous past few months for buses in East Texas.

Man, 24, dies in wreck near Diboll; two others injured

A one-vehicle accident Tuesday evening claimed the life of a Diboll resident and sent a Diboll teenager to the hospital with critical injuries.

UPDATE: Uspshur County house destroyed in fire

UPSHUR COUNTY — According to Upshur County officials, 3 fire departments were needed to contain the blaze. Firefighters tell KFXK, the home was destroyed.

Longview road to be closed for construction

LONGVIEW — According to the Longview Police Department, Avalon Ave. will be closed beginning Tuesday, February 14th for construction. The road closure will affect through traffic at the Fuller Dr. intersection.

Building from ground up sparks new trend at East Texas Home Products Show

A trend has crept into the Longview housing market, vendors at the East Texas Home Products Show said Sunday. It’s a little of everything.

UPDATE: 4 East Texas lawmen arrested

SMITH COUNTY — DPS Regulatory Agents and Texas Rangers have arrested three Smith County Precinct 3 Deputy Constables for violations of the Texas Private Security Act.