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Gas leak forces Martinsville ISD evacuation

MARTINSVILLE — We are responding to a ruptured natural gas line along Highway 7 East near Martinsville.

Gilmer man leads Longview police on late night chase

LONGVIEW — Longview police are led on a late night chase Wednesday after being called to a domestic problem.

Wood County officials search for hit and run suspect

MINEOLA — The Department of Public Safety is seeking information on a hit and run that occurred around 10:00 Tuesday night.

Lufkin City Council votes against measure to regulate roadside animal sales

In a split vote, the Lufkin City Council on Tuesday night decided not to approve the first reading of an ordinance that would have regulated sales of domesticated animals on roadsides and parking lots in the city, effectively killing the measur

Nacogdoches mother, 10 kids homeless after fire

Nacogdoches, TX — A mobile home in south Nacogdoches was destroyed by fire Tuesday, leaving 34-year-old Cassandra Washington and her 10 children with little more than a $100 Walmart gift card provided by the Nacogdoches Fire Department.

Seven Longview businesses caught selling alcohol to minors

Longview, TX — The Longview Police Department, partnering with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) and Longview Partners in Prevention, conducted off-premise minor stings at area retailers Saturday to validate compliance with T

Smith County extends burn ban

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County's burn ban has been extended 90 days.

18-Wheeler overturned on I-20 in Gregg County

GREGG COUNTY — Gregg County troopers were called to the scene of an overturned semi on I-20 at around 8:30 Tuesday morning.

Many Kilgore residents without power; odor in city is not natural gas

kilgore — Several residents in Kilgore are without power this morning, but Kilgore Police said an odor in the city is not natural gas.

TISD bus wreck sends 17 to the hospital

Smith County Sheriff's officials confirm, a TISD school bus has been involved in a wreck. 17 students have been taken to the hospital. The incident happened at the intersection of CR 35 and CR 37. No word on the extent of the injuries.