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Sarah Palin endorses Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate

AUSTIN — Just four days before the start of early voting in the Texas Senate primary, the Ted Cruz campaign announced the endorsement of Governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd Palin.

Earthquake shakes ETX

An earthquake measuring 3.9 shook parts of East Texas this morning, according to the National Weather Service. They say it happened just southeast of Garrison at around 10:30 a.m.

Update: Woman dies of injuries caused by drunk driver

UPDATE: A woman is dead following a late night wreck caused by a drunk driver, according to Tyler Police.

Hatchet-wielding woman chases two people in Bossier City road rage incident

Bossier City — A Shreveport woman was arrested Tuesday following a road rage incident in which she chased two people with a hatchet.

Texarkana inmate beating President Obama in 8 West Virginia counties

West Virginia — An incarcerated 53-year-old man is beating President Barack Obama in eight West Virginia counties in the state's Democratic Presidential Primary Tuesday, according to the latest figures from the West Virginia secretary

PATH names acting executive director

TYLER – As Tyler’s PATH organization begins a search for a new executive director, following board policy, the Finance Director of the organization, Rick Hyatt, has been named as Acting Executive Director.

UPDATE: Man released from hospital, booked into jail after April aggravated assault

TYLER — WEDNESDAY UPDATE (MAY 9TH): On Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Tyler Police Investigators arrested Lewis Bret Hampton, W/M, 01/02/1971, for two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Unlawful Carrying a Weapon.

Longview United Way chief resigns for similar post in Midland

Our partners The Longview News Journal reports Donna Mahurin has tendered her resignation as the executive director of the Greater Longview United Way effective May 25 to accept a position with the United Way of Midland.

AlleyFest street closures begin today

Longview, TX — Longview’s downtown salute to the arts and entertainment kicks off this weekend for a three-day run about a month earlier than normal.

Low natural gas prices again hurt East Texas property values

Longview, TX — Gregg County property values are continuing to decline, according to estimates released Tuesday by the Gregg County Appraisal District.