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Louisiana man guilty of east Texas child pornography violations

A 66-year-old Covington, LA man has pleaded guilty to child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.  

UPDATE: Blowout causes dump truck rollover in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY — DPS officials tell KFXK the rollover wreck was caused by a blowout. The driver was hauling dirt to a job site in the area of the 18,500 block of FM 1253 when his tire popped, causing the vehicle to roll.

Student injured in brawl near Tyler ISD campus

TYLER — One student has been injured after a large fight took place near a Tyler ISD Campus.

Kilgore council votes to purchase country club

Longview, TX — Kilgore residents could soon be teeing up on their own municipal greens after council members voted Tuesday to buy Meadowbrook Country Club.

Ethics complaints filed against Upshur Co. GOP chairman, commissioner

Longview, TX — The Upshur County Conservative Coalition has filed ethics complaints against Republican Party Chairman Ken Ambrose and Pct. 3 Commissioner Lloyd Crabtree, each of whom are seeking re-election.

DPS Joins Nationwide Effort to Protect Children

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is joining other law enforcement partners and advocates at various events around the state to promote “Take 25,” a public awareness campaign developed by the National Center for Missing &a

SUV crashes into Longview church; multiple people hospitalized

Multiple people, including the driver of the SUV, were taken to a local hospital. The driver was taken by ambulance, while several children were taken by private vehicle. At least four children were checked at the scene by emergency crews.

Teens lead authorities on chase across Smith County

Two Smith County teens lead authorities on an early morning chase.

UPDATE: Smith County officials arrest 'girl fight' shooter

UPDATE: The shooter, 27-year-old Johnathan Daniel Johnson, has been arrested and charged with one count of aggravated assault. Johnson's bond is set at $150,000.

Christian fiction with Lynn Hobbs

Author Lynn Hobbs stop by to talk about her book, " Sin, Secrets and Salvation," and the upcoming sequel.