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Gov. Perry calls for Obama administration to stop surge of illegals

On Friday, Gov. Rick Perry sent a letter calling on President Barack Obama to address the recent surge of unaccompanied minors illegally entering the U.S. and being housed in Texas and other states.

Quadruplets born in Longview hospital

LONGVIEW — Naturally conceived quadruplets were born on Monday, May 7 at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview to parents Ruben Salgado and Maria Jamaica of Tatum, Texas.

Update: Witnesses sought in death of Longview pedestrian

Longview — On Thursday at 9:59 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 3000 Block of Estes Parkway for an accident involving a pedestrian.

UPDATE: Fire destroys Longview house

LONGVIEW — 3:15 p.m.

86-year-old Longview woman struck by vehicle dies from injuries

Our news partner The Longview News Journal reports an 86-year-old Longview woman who was struck by a vehicle while crossing Gilmer Road has died from her injuries.

Fishing event offers chance for intergenerational bonding

Longview — Robert Embrey has been fishing for 83 years. Fishing pole in hand, the 89-year-old Buckner Westminster Place resident patiently waited for a catch in the properties backyard lake.

Longview gets ready for balloon races

Longview — Longview residents are accustomed to seeing hot air balloons fill the sky during July, but this summer the show should be even more spectacular.

Death penalty may not be sure thing for accused cop killer

Travis County. TX — Brandon Montgomery Daniel is the first suspect in decades who could face the death penalty if convicted of fatally shooting an Austin Police Department officer.

Georgia man accused of shooting wife eight times arrested near Tyler

Tyler — East Texas law enforcement officers have arrested the husband of a Georgia lawyer who is accused of shooting his wife eight times, including three times in the head.

544 NHS students absent after rumors of gang violence

Nacogdoches, TX — Though some parents had heard of fights and guns on Nacogdoches ISD campuses Friday, officials said rumors of such instances were not true.