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Longview Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign nets less in 2011

The Longview Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign ended with $107,429 for this Christmas season, a drop of more than $17,000 from its 2010 collections, Capt. Guy Watts, director of the local office, said.

One in hospital, one arrested after meth lab bust in Wood Co.

On Saturday 12/31/11 at approximately 7:41pm Wood County Sheriff’s Department was notified by ETMC Quitman Hospital that a 29 year old white female had came in with severe burns from what she explained had been a meth lab Explosion near h

One southbound lane blocked on Mineola Hwy. near Tyler

Tyler Police tell Fox 51, a wreck involved an 18-wheeler has traffic blocked north of Tyler. Officials say, one southbound lane of Mineola Hwy is blocked after the trailer came unhitched on the 18-wheeler.

Woman found beaten, dead under Pasadena bridge

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Pasadena police are investigating the death of a woman whose nude body was found beneath an overpass Sunday morning.

TxDot future plans

Larry Krantz talks construction with Ben Hill. Mr. Krantz looks back at 2011 projects and talks about what drivers in Smith and Gregg counties can expect in 2012.

Majority of Lufkin residents support smoke free law

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; organizers of a grass-roots movement in Lufkin say it's time the city join other communities like: Longview, Tyler and Nacogdoches in putting the curb on smoking.

Shots fired at Tyler house on New Year's morning

Early this morning Tyler Police responded to a house being shot up around 3. It happened on the 1500 block of Dargan Avenue.

61-year-old man shot at 'Wild Bunch Club' in Tyler

Tyler Police say a 61-year-old man was shot in his right arm early this morning in front of a club in Tyler.

Man in custody for Wood County shooting

Update- According to Wood County Sheriff's officials, a man shot last Friday has died. Authorities say Bruce Straub succumbed to his gunshot wound.  

UPDATE: Downtown Overton shutdown following train, 18-wheeler collision

OVERTON — KFXK has learned the driver of the 18-wheeler claims the warning signal for the train did not work. The train has been identified as a Union Pacific. No one was injured in the accident.