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Kilgore tourism and the Balloon Race

Carol Hinton, Director of Tourism at the Kilgore Chamber or Commerce stops by to chat about a few fun activities planned for next weekend in Kilgore.

Bikers rule for school

There's a great event this Saturday benefiting our East Texas children.

Arkansas deputies seize 160 pounds of pot found in Bar-B-Que pit

Two Texas men are in the Hempstead County Dention center after getting busted with 160 pounds of marijuana in a Bar-B-Que smoker.

Kilgore woman sentenced for possession, distribution of meth

A 51 year old Kilgore, Texas woman has been sentenced to federal prison for possessing and distributing methamphetamine in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Ex-boyfriends beats, chokes woman until she passes out

A Shreveport man is wanted for allegedly beating, then choking his girlfriend until she was unconscious.

DPS honors those committed to protecting children

The Texas Public Safety Commission and Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today presented two Medals of Merit, a Unit Citation and three Director’s Awards to individuals who helped target those who prey on children.

Harrison County physician's assistant charged with sex assault

Our newspaper partner, The Longview News Journal reports, A physician’s assistant in Harrison County has been arrested and charged with sexual assault after patients filed complaints with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators look to more cold cases for connections to accused Louisiana murderer

Brandon Lavergne, 33, has been indicted for two homicide cases, but investigators say that may not be the end to this story.

Texas AG obtains relief for Texans scammed by auto service contracts

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today issued a joint announcement with Attorneys General of Washington, Ohio, Missouri and eight other participating states on the bankruptcy liquidation plan for U.S.

Authorities one step behind sex offender accused of assaulting child

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers tells Fox 51 they have received a couple of tips on Michael Joseph Gray, but he has stayed one step ahead of them.