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Wood County Sheriff needs help finding dangerous man

WOOD COUNTY — The Wood County Sheriff's Department is searching for a man they say is dangerous.

Undercover Sheriff's investigators arrest two on drug charges

ANGELINA COUNTY — According to reports by The Lufkin Daily News, two people have been arrested after an undercover drug sting by the Angelina County Sheriff's Department.

Alcohol issues await Henderson voters in November

HENDERSON, TX — Residents of Henderson will have a chance to vote on two alcohol-related referendums in November.

Longview utility worker, contractor point fingers about water main break

Longview, TX — Not I, said the road contractor.

No one injured during train derailment near Mineola

MINEOLA, Tx — More than twenty train cars left the track Wednesday morning during a derailment near Mineola.

Longview police warn of telephone scam

Longview, TX — Longview Police are warning people to be on guard against telephone scams.

Wood County officials seeking suspect in reported rape

Longview, TX — Wood County deputies are searching for 43-year-old man in connection with the rape of a Mineola woman.

Tyler Firefighters responding to a 2-Alarm structure fire on North Ross

TYLER — Tyler firefighters are on the scene of a 2-alarm structure fire on the 2100 block of Glass in Tyler. No word if anyone was hurt. We have a crew headed to the scene.

UPDATE: Police release name of man who accidentally shot himself

Tyler — The victim that was involved in the self-inflicted shooting incident has been identified as 28-year-old Brandon Laird. Laird is listed in critical condition and is expected to live.

Three Longview businesses caught selling alcohol to minors

On July 1, 2011 the Longview Police Department, partnering with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) and Longview Partners in Prevention (PIP), conducted off-premise minor stings at area retailers to validate compliance with Texas law