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Teen pregnancy hits record lows, experts say

TYLER - Teen birth rates are hitting record lows across the country but, unfortunately in East Texas some would say that's not the case.

Traffic advisory: I-20 eastbound lanes blocked in Van Zandt County

Van Zandt County — A truck fire has blocked both eastbound lanes on I-20 in Van Zandt County. According to Smith County Department of Public Safety, the truck is located at mile mark 543.

Longview man pleads guilty to dealing ecstasy in ETX

TYLER, Texas – A 31-year-old Longview man has pleaded guilty to dealing ecstasy in East Texas. Rickey Spratling pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute ecstasy today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love.

“Stuart Little” Live at Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall presents the live theatrical performance of “Stuart Little,” on Tuesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m.  Stuart Little is a realistic fantasy about a talking mouse born into an ordinary New York family; however, the family

UPDATE: Men injured in shooting involving Cherokee County deputy identified

CHEROKEE COUNTY — UPDATE: Two men have been identified as those injured in the shooting involving a Cherokee County Deputy Sunday evening.

Body found in truck; man and woman arrested after allegedly throwing bloody items in dumpster

NACOGDOCHES — UPDATE: The victim in the homicide case has been identified as Gilbert Joseph Thibodeaux, age 32 of Nacogdoches. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Authorities looking for Longview burglars

Longview — Authorities are searching for two burglary suspects, according to Longview Police.

U.S. Attorney applauds team effort in bringing Lufkin serial killer to justice

The Lufkin Daily News reports that with a guilty verdict having been handed down by an Angelina County jury in Kimberly Saenz’s capital murder trial last month, U.S.

Gas station glitch causes gasoline to be sold at $1

PASADENA, Texas — Remember $1 gasoline?

Boil water notice lifted in Jacksonville area

JACKSONVILLE, TX — On April 7, 2012 the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation, PWS No.