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Longview man charged with sexual assault of child

Longview, TX — A Longview man was arrested Wednesday after a child told police she was sexually assaulted.

Tyler Police investigate pedestrian accident

TYLER — On Friday, June 24, 2011 at 10:03 a.m., Tyler Police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in the 2600 block of South Broadway. Upon arrival, officers learned that a vehicle had pulled out of the U.S.

Longview doctor who devoted life to service dies of cancer

Longview, TX — For the past two years, Byron “Biff” F. Cook was living on borrowed time, but he extended his life as long as possible for his family and his passion for helping people.

Heavier crowd anticipated for July 4 fireworks in Longview

Longview, TX — Longview residents will have a chance to celebrate the Fourth of July in a traditional manner with a fireworks festival scheduled for nightfall July 4.

Longview city offices closed for Independence Day

Longview, TX — City of Longview offices will be closed, Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Fire at Tyler restaurant, patrons evacuated

Tyler, TX — Cheddars on South Broadway was evacuated around noon after a small fire broke out in the kitchen and the automatic sprinklers didn't go off.

Smith County Sheriff J.B. Smith fined $1,600 for campaign violations

tyler — According to documents from the Texas Ethics Commission, Sheriff J.B. Smith broke multiple Election Codes and Ethics Commissions Rules.

Smith County Sheriff J.B. Smith fined $1,600 for campaign violations

tyler — According to documents from the Texas Ethics Commission, Sheriff J.B. Smith broke multiple Election Codes and Ethics Commissions Rules.

ETX Bearing Fire now 80% contained

TEXAS — Current situation:

Nacogdoches man gets life sentence in gang killings

BEAUMONT (AP) -- A 29-year-old East Texas man has been sentenced to life in federal prison for his role in a 2007 double murder ordered by a leader of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas.