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Longview man arrested for alleged theft of deaf man

On August 23, 2011 Longview Police identified and arrested Adam Everett Williams 40, of Longview, for the theft. He remains in the Gregg County Jail at the time of this press release.

Car drives into front of Skinner's in Longview

Longview — Longview police tell KFXK a car drove into the front of Skinner's Grocery on Judson Road around 11:30 a.m. this morning. It is unknown whether anyone was hurt at this time.  

Frankston man found guilty of 5th DWI

Athens, Texas — Gary Wayne Mauldin, II, 34 of Frankston was convicted by a Henderson County jury in a Judge Dan Moore's 173rd Judicial District Court last Wednesday afternoon.

Homeless man says he drowned woman during Vietnam flashback

Lufkin, TX — A homeless man charged with murder in the apparent drowning death of a homeless woman told investigators he accidentally killed her in a Vietnam flashback, according to an arrest affidavit.

ERCOT: Conserve energy until 7 PM

texas — ERCOT has an unusually high electricity demand or unexpected loss of large generation units. Operating reserves have dropped below our target threshold.

Former Tyler fire chief named director of operations at ETMC

TYLER — ETMC EMS has named Neal Franklin as the new director of operations for the East Texas service area.

Kilgore Sonic closed after small overnight fire

KILGORE — Kilgore Fire Department responded to 217 North Henderson Boulevard, Sonic, for a kitchen fire, at approximately 4:30 a.m. on August 23, 2011. Kilgore responded with three engine companies and rescue squad.

Marshall mayor to run for state legislature

Longview, TX — Marshall Mayor Chris Paddie announced his candidacy for the Texas State House of Representatives in newly drawn District 9 on Monday.

One person in hospital following accidental gunshot to head

HENDERSON — One person has been hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the head after an alleged accidental shooting.

Tyler man charged with death of 2-year old daughter

TYLER — Tyler Investigators have arrested Dramon Rashon Green, 20, for capital murder in the death of his 2-year old twin daughter A’yanna Webb. Judge Kennedy set bond at $1,000,000.00 dollars.