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Nacogdoches K-9 unit sniffs out 5 pounds of marijuana

Five pounds of marijuana has been seized by the Nacogdoches County Constable. Precinct 4's Deputy Marble conducted a traffic stop on Friday morning after noticing the driver of a Toyota was not wearing his seat belt.

Update: Man dead after stack of materials falls on him at East Texas Lumber

A man is dead after an industrial accident at East Texas Lumber, the Kilgore Police Department confirms to KETK.

TxDOT releases road construction planned in East Texas

East Texas — SMITH COUNTY -- Here's the latest on road construction in East Texas:

Police dub repeat bank robber "Loan Ranger Bandit"

The FBI and Tyler police officials believe the the man responsible for yesterday’s armed bank robbery at Compass Bank may be responsible for several other bank robberies.

City Council Sets Pool Hours, Discusses Upcoming Salt Festival

The Grand Saline City Council spent the majority of their meeting last Tuesday night discussing the Annual Salt Festival, which is planned for June 6-9.

Lobos Play Spring Football Game

Longview football fans should be pleased today if Lobo running backs break off a long run or two, and be concerned at the same time.

Buckner to open Longview facility

Longview, TX — Buckner Children and Family Services officials on Thursday announced plans to open a new Longview facility to help area families make major transitions in their lives.

Jury finds Kimberly Cargill guilty of capital murder; Sentencing begins Monday

SMITH COUNTY — Kimberly Cargill has been found guilty of capital murder in the death of her child's babysitter. The sentencing phase of the trial begins Monday.

Expert: Well activity could be to blame for Timpson earthquakes

Longview, Texas — One of the state’s leading experts on earthquakes said Thursday that two recent quakes near Timpson might be connected to commercial injection wells operating in the area.

Manufacturing plant to drop LeTourneau from name

Longview, TX — The Longview manufacturing plant that has had the LeTourneau named tied to it for 67 years is going through a big change — this one in a name that will not include the LeTourneau moniker.