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Doctor charged in prescription drug distribution case

AUSTIN — A former West Lake Hills emergency room doctor who federal prosecutors say prescribed thousands of doses of prescription drugs without a medical purpose including pills abused by his son, who died of a drug overdose in 2010 has a

LPD: "recent rise in car burglaries"

Longview, TX — Longview Police Department has seen a recent rash of car burglaries over the past three weeks.

Smith County: thousands saved with program

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County reports an additional $62,000 in liability reduction to date, due to the award winning County’s Compensatory Time Management Program the Smith County Auditor’s office reported on Thursday, April 5.<

Customs agents seize $3 Million in marijuana at border

PHARR — Customs officers made a large drug bust at the Texas-Mexico border yesterday. Agents who were inspecting a shipment of produce at the Pharr International Port of Entry seized nearly 4,700 pounds of marijuana.

Update: Arrest made in December Christmas gift thefts

LONGVIEW — Longview Police say they've made an arrest in the case of the Christmas presents stolen from a storage facility on Jahan Trail back in December.

Arlington residents start to rebuild after tornadoes

ARLINGTON, Texas — ARLINGTON -- Amid preliminary estimates that an EF-2 tornado might have touched down in southwest Arlington on Tuesday, city officials Wednesday switched to recovery mode, allowing homeowners back into devastated neighb

Gladewater seeks new streets, park official

GLADEWATER — The city of Gladewater is searching for a new streets and parks supervisor who also can be a public works director when the city takes over water and sewer responsibilities in 2013.

Some school districts consider tapping their reserves to make ends meet

AUSTIN — For many Central Texas school districts coming off a year of deep cuts in state funding, the fiscal outlook is a little brighter today than it was this time a year ago. But others still struggle.

TONIGHT: Beware of roofing scams after strong storms

TYLER - When heavy rain, high winds, and hail hits, the damage can be costly.  We spoke with Better Business Bureau officials who tell us, it's not uncommon for folks to fall victim to various scams, and loose thousands of dollars in t

Texas Mexican gang members arrested in connection with brutal Spring Break attack

AUSTIN — DPS and other agencies arrested 11 alleged Texas Mexican Mafia (TMM) gang members in the San Antonio and Pleasanton areas this morning in connection with federal search warrants—and state arrest warrants related to a South