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Couple arrested for sexually assaulting 16-year old

HARRISON COUNTY — A couple is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year old girl in Harrison County.

East Texas Women Guilty of Federal Income Tax Violations

BEAUMONT, Texas - Two East Texas women have pleaded guilty to federal income tax violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Longview alcohol ordinance debuts with evening concert series

Longview, TX — A new concert series beginning Friday in Heritage Plaza will be the first to take advantage of a city ordinance allowing the sale and consumption of alcohol in the downtown park.

Lufkin man high on PCP arrested naked in the streets

Lufkin — A Lufkin man is behind bars after police found him naked in the streets early this morning.

Longview motorcyclist killed overnight in crash; alcohol a possible factor

Longview — One person is dead after they wrecked their motorcycle at a Longview intersection Wednesday. It happened shortly before midnight at the intersection of Ruthlynn Drive and McCann Road.

Longview alcohol ordinance debuts with evening concert series

A new concert series beginning Friday in Heritage Plaza will be the first to take advantage of a city ordinance allowing the sale and consumption of alcohol in the downtown park.

U.S. Senate hopeful in Longview says leadership needed

Former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert told a Longview audience Wednesday that his business background and North Texas support will propel him into a runoff he’ll win among the nine Republicans vying for the U.S.

Texas volunteer firefighter sets church on fire

Hamby — A Hamby volunteer firefighter is behind bars after he was arrested for arson.

Police find human remains near where missing Texas cheerleader was last seen

BIG SPRING, Texas –  Texas police say they have found human remains by an airport about 40 miles from where 13-year-old cheerleader Hailey Dunn disappeared just after Christmas Day 2010, myFOXLubbock reported.