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Jury set to decide fate of man in baby's death

Lufkin, Texas — This morning a jury will begin mulling the fate of a Lufkin father accused of child endangerment in the bed-sharing death of his infant son.

Playoffs Start for HS Baseball

The postseason is here and there are several East Texas teams in the baseball playoffs. Click here for the official UIL brackets.

Angelina Co. suspends man with pay pending outcome of charges

Lufkin, TX — During a special called meeting of the Angelina County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, members elected to suspend a county employee who was arrested by police last week.

'Silence the Violence' rally leader charged with injury to child

Lufkin, Texas — Two days after leading a “Silence the Violence” rally, a Lufkin man was arrested on a charge of injury to a child.

Simpson, Merritt play up strengths at District 7 forum

Longview — Two Republican candidates for the District 7 Texas House seat held their strongest cards for the end of an hour-long forum Tuesday in Longview.

Lufkin council OKs downtown jazz club

Lufkin — The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; the city council conducted a public hearing and approved the second reading of a special use permit request for an indoor commercial recreation and entertainment business at 122 S.

Update: Lufkin Lane stabbing suspect arrested

Lufkin — Live Oak, TX police have arrested a Groveton man suspected of an April 20th stabbing at Lufkin Lanes Bowling Alley.

Wood County man gets life sentence for sexual indecency with a child

A Hawkins man was sentenced to life behind bars on Wednesday for sexual contact with a child.

Smith County Jailer arrested for drinking and driving

A Smith County jailer has been arrested on DWI charges.

Getting "glitzy' for prom

Debbie Vanvactor from the Glitz in Longview brings a few models to show off a few fantastic options for prom. For more information, visit her website at www.glitzboutique.com.