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Monkey is caught "monkeying around"

A wildlife photographer in Indonesia says, a primate was caught investigating the equipment before becoming fascinated with his own reflection in the lens.

Suspect in weekend Upshur County homicide remains jailed

Longview, TX — Upshur County officials confirmed Tuesday that a Big Sandy man was jailed on murder charges in connection with a Saturday afternoon shooting that left a 52-year-old woman dead.

Tyler man threatens to kill parents at knife point

tyler — On Tuesday at approximately 2:18 a.m., Tyler Police received a call from a female in Houston, Texas advising that her nephew, Gerald Hicks was holding his parents hostage at 3210 Tulsa in Tyler.

Gladewater man ordered to jail in dispute over property

Longview, TX — A Gladewater man has been ordered to jail because he has not relinquished a Gregg County property to its rightful heir.

Gregg County jail deaths in past 10 years about average compared with similar-sized Texas jails

Longview, TX — The number of jail deaths in Gregg County during the past 10 years is about average when compared to other Texas county jails of similar size.

Accident backing up traffic on Hwy. 31

SMITH COUNTY — Eastbound traffic is backing up on Highway 31 near FM 2661, where an SUV, a Ford F-150 pick-up and a Crow flatbed tow truck are involved in an accident.

Casey Anthony found not guilty of murder

A Florida jury has acquitted Casey Anthony of murdering her 2-year old daughter Caylee. Anthony could have faced the death sentence if she was convicted of first degree murder.

Gregg County jail deaths in past 10 years about average compared with similar-sized Texas jails

Longview, TX — The number of jail deaths in Gregg County during the past 10 years is about average when compared to other Texas county jails of similar size.

Lufkin Police look for credit card thief

LUFKIN — Investigators need your help to identify the female suspect shown in the video and image at right.

Duo arrested for kidnapping and robbery in Tyler

TYLER — On July 4, 2011, at approximately 1:53 a.m. officers of the Tyler Police Department were dispatched to the area of Front and Palace Streets on a possible aggravated robbery.