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Man convicted in Texas City girl's 1996 slaying

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; In less than 30 minutes, jurors in a Chambers County district courtroom on Thursday convicted a itinerant refinery welder in the rape and strangulation of a teen girl whose case was among more than two dozen

Lufkin Police release information in Wednesday night shooting

Lufkin Police have released more details in the Wednesday evening shooting of a Lufkin man on Dale Street.

Rep. Louie Gohmert calls for EPA administrator’s resignation

U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert released this statement in regard to the EPA Region Six Administrator Al Armendariz:

Woman injured in Longview wreck

An elderly woman was taken to the hospital this morning after being struck by an SUV on Gilmer Road near Loop 281 in Longview.

2012 NFL Draft

New York — Tonight marks the beginning of the 77th annual “meat market”, also known as the NFL draft. Over the next three days, 253 new members will be welcomed into the NFL.

Smith County: voter registration cards in mail

As of Wednesday, April 24, 2012, Smith County voter registration cards have been mailed out and should be received by Smith County voters by the end of the week.

Local woman’s murder to be featured on show

NACOGDOCHES — The murder of former Nacogdoches native Belinda Lucas Temple at the hands of her husband, David Mark Temple, will be the topic of an episode of “Scorned: Love Kills,” scheduled to air this weekend on the Investig

Deadly wrecks highlight need for driver awareness in work zones

Longview, TX — April 17 on Interstate 30 in Bowie County: Traffic slows to merge into one lane as drivers near a Texas Department of Transportation work zone.

Gohmert: U.S. hurting own interests supporting Karzai

Longview, TX — An entrenched U.S. foreign policy born in the Bush years is harming America’s best allies in Afghanistan, an East Texas congressman says after meeting with Afghan fighters this past weekend.

TPD hosts Bike Rodeo

tyler — The Tyler Police Department along with Walmart will sponsor a Bike Rodeo on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Walmart located at 6801 S. Broadway, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.