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UPDATE: Crews search for missing fishermen; one man identified

Lake Palestine — Officials and family members confirm one of the missing fishermen is Tommy Cook. The identity of the second missing person has not been identified.  

Kilgore police rescue man

On Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 12:36 a.m. Kilgore Police Department Telecommunications Operator Amber Sims received a 911 call from a Christopher Chadwick, 23 years of age, of Longview Texas. Mr.

Kilgore officers search for purse thief

On Sunday, September 4, 2011, at 4:18 P.M., a man robbed a 69 year old female of her purse while she was exiting CVS Pharmacy in Kilgore, Texas.

UPDATE: Rescue crews launch recovery effort for missing fishermen

The Smith County Game Warden tells Fox 51, recovery efforts are underway this morning after two fishermen went missing Wednesday evening.

Hit and run in north Tyler leaves motorcyclist injured

Tyler Police officials tell Fox 51, a hit and run accident in north Tyler left a motorcyclist injured Thursday morning.

Tyler ranks among top "brokest" cities in America

TYLER — A study done by The Daily Beast, ranks Tyler, TX as one of the "brokest" cities in America. It cites the following information:

Man hospitalized after hit by vehicle in morning Longview wreck

Longview, TX — Longview police are investigating an early morning pedestrian versus car crash that sent a man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

UPDATE: Longview crash victim dies; identified as Beckville man

LONGVIEW — On Tuesday at 5:21 p.m., officers were called to the 300 Block of South High Street for an Accident with Injuries.

Lufkin saves money with reissuance of bonds

The Lufkin City Council voted Tuesday to approve the second reading of an ordinance authorizing re-issuance of $9.57 million in series 2011 general obligation refunding bonds.

Longview teen charged with indecency with a child

A 17-year-old Longview teenager was charged with indecency with a child Tuesday morning after police said he was found in his boxers with a nude 14-year-old girl in a Longview park.