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Amtrak exhibit train pulls into Longview

Longview — The Amtrak exhibit train pulled into Longview Wednesday – in preparation for three days of tours celebrating Amtrak’s 40th anniversary beginning Friday.

Safety City: An outdoor classroom focused on safety

Longview — Longview’s Safety City continues to make a positive difference in the lives of area youngsters more than 20 years after it was established, according to its director.

State Representative Leo Berman's cancer in remission

Tyler — State Representative Leo Berman released the following statement in regard to his battle with cancer today:

Nacogdoches man arrested in drug bust

NACOGDOCHES — The Nacogdoches Police have made an arrest in an ongoing investigation.

Lufkin Police release information in Wednesday night shooting

Lufkin, Texas — Lufkin Police have released more details in the Wednesday evening shooting of a Lufkin man on Dale Street.

Beunka Adams set to die tonight

HUNSTVILLE — Beunka Adams, the East Texas man convicted of killing Kenneth Vandever during a Rusk gas station robbery back in 2002, will be put to death by lethal injection, Thursday night, a little after 6:00 p.m.

Vermont sex offender sentenced for not registering in East Texas

A 60-year-old Vermont man has been sentenced to federal prison for failing to register as a sex offender in the Eastern District of Texas.

Breakthrough in 1999 cold case

Smith County sheriff's officials claim they have solved a 1999 cold case.

Tyler organization pushes alcohol petition

Petitions to bring limited alcohol sales to Tyler are now ready for community supporters to sign. The "Buy Local First" political action committee officially announced the news Wednesday morning.