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Hisk-risk sex offender escapes authorities in Texas

Austin — A high-risk Houston sex offender on electronic monitoring has escaped from an east Houston halfway house and is being sought by authorities.

Authorities looking for gunman in Longview shooting

Longview — Longview authorities are searching for one person in connection with a shooting today. It happened near the intersection of 14th Street and Lorin Street.

UPDATE: UPDATE: About 50 machines seized in first Wood Co. gambling raid

WOOD COUNTY — Wood County sheriff's officials estimate they have seized about 50 machines and a large amount of cash following the first raid. The department is en route to two other locations.

Missing elderly Tyler woman found

Elizabeth Aileen Clark was found walking in the 400 block of Mockingbird (two blocks from her residence). A citizen saw her walking and contacted the Police Department. Mrs.

Elderly Panola County couple beaten with hammer

Tatum, TX — Panola County authorities are searching for a man who allegedly beat an elderly couple with a hammer. It happened shortly before 4 p.m. in the 600 block of East Johnson Street.

Tyler Parks and Recreation Host Disc Golf Clinic

The Tyler Parks and Recreation department will host a disc golf clinic Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at Lindsey Park, 1255 Spur 364, as part of their “At Your Leisure” series.

LETU to host April 13 preview of new family therapy degree

(LONGVIEW, Texas)— LeTourneau University will host a free preview event that is open to the public Friday, April 13, to discuss its new graduate psychology degree program, the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT).  T

John Tyler Lion targeted by Saints bounty program

Kendall Hunter is a running back for the San Francisco 49ers. But he played his high school ball here in East Texas at John Tyler.

East Texas crawfish stand keeps ‘em coming back

Big Sandy — What started 16 years ago as a takeout-only crawfish stand has turned into a somewhat-sprawling, sit-down seafood establishment and music venue.

DEA investigating Loper's Pharmacy in Huntington

The Lufkin Daily News reports that while only limited information is available, it appears federal agents ran a search warrant Thursday morning on Loper's Pharmacy in Huntington.