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Four East Texas members of U.S. Army Reserves return after year in Afghanistan

The East Texas men of the 721st Engineering Company of the U.S.

Driver, 17, charged in fatal wreck that killed Longview ISD student

Two of the three teenagers injured in Wednesday's fatal wreck in Longview have been released from a local hospital.

Jared Loughner ruled competent for sentencing

The judge ruled at Jared Loughner's sentencing hearing Thursday that the Arizona man who pleaded guilty to the attempted assassination of then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was competent to be sentenced.

Hope Hustle 5K

David Conley with the UT Health Science Center in Tyler tells us about an event that's free to the community on November 10th.

Dealing with post abortion

Grace English, M.D. talks with Ben about the emotional trauma that people face after having an abortion. Mrs. English is holding a seminar at The Potpourri House on November 17th to help those deal witht he difficult situation.

Man who murdered Longview woman to be executed Thursday

Mario Swain stalked and attacked at least three Longview women before he killed 44-year-old Lola Nixon two days after Christmas 2002, evidence that helped put him on death row showed.

Teen in serious condition after bicycle collision with cop car

Authorities are investigating a Tuesday evening crash involving a Shreveport patrol unit and two children riding a bicycle.

Victim in fatal wreck identified as Longview ISD student

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a fatal wreck in Longview at the intersection of Airline Road and Skyline View Drive Wednesday afternoon.

Longview ISD school bus catches fire; 60 students on board

A Longview ISD school bus caught fire around 3:00 on Wednesday afternoon. LISD school bus #58 caught fire on Fairmont and Miami Streets. There were 60 children on the bus at the time of the fire.

Kilgore officer breaks finger in struggle with alleged criminal

A Kilgore police officer received a nasty injury while trying to detain two men who were allegedly passing counterfeit checks.