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Smith County deputy seriously injured after being struck by vehicle

A Smith County Sheriff's deputy was struck by an SUV Thursday night and seriously injured, according to Smith County DPS.

Update: Man shot by son in Longview identified

Longview Police have identified the man who was shot by his son Thursday night as Donnie McCray, 51, of Longview. McCray's 15 year old son is a suspect in the shooting. He fled the scene and has not been located.

Houston man gets 4 years for dealing coke in ETX

United States Attorney John M. Bales announced today that Oscar Ivan Nino, a 22 year old Houston, Texas man, was sentenced for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine during a hearing before United States Judge Michael H.

Tyler ISD names new John Tyler principal

Tyler ISD selected one of our current outstanding employees to serve as Principal of John Tyler High School. Mr.

Angelina Co. man gets six year sentence in six year old sexual abuse case

Lufkin, TX — Six years after an outcry of sexual abuse, an Angelina County man was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday on a charge of injury to a child.

Did new voting lines doom incumbent East Texas legislators?

Longview, TX — Two longtime incumbent East Texas lawmakers who were bested by newcomers and a third veteran in a runoff battle to keep his seat in Austin may have been victims of redistricting.

Family of crash victim asks judge for leniency in sentencing

Longview,TX — The family of a man killed in a wreck this past summer extended love and forgiveness Wednesday to a 22-year-old Longview woman who caused the collision by texting while driving.

Update: 1,500 people without power in East Texas

More than 1,500 people in East Texas are currently without power this morning. ONCOR reports that more than 900 people in Smith County are without power.

Texas woman killed after being hit by car in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA — A woman from Austin, TX was killed after being hit by a car while she was walking down Nicholson Drive.

Lindale woman, daughters die in fiery I-20 wreck

A Lindale woman and her three daughters died in a fiery wrong-way wreck near Dallas overnight, according to Mesquite Police. It happened around 11:30 pm on Interstate 20 in Mesquite.