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ETX woman dies when she runs in front of 18-wheeler on I-20

A woman died when she ran into the path of a tractor-trailer rig traveling east on Interstate 20. The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified her as 32-year-old Lea Celeste Williford, of Marshall, Texas. The accident happened about 12:30 p.m. Saturday in eastern Harrison County, Texas. Troo

KSLA - 2018-03-19 00:05:54

Police ID 2 killed in Kilgore collision

KILGORE, Texas (KETK) - Two people died following a major two-vehicle crash in Kilgore on Sunday. According to Kilgore Police Department, at 3:58 p.m., police were dispatched to the wreck on Highway 259 near FM 349. An investigation determined a Nissan car was headed south when they drove into oncom

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-19 16:29:01

Police make arrest after disturbance on Shiloh Road

Tyler police arrested one juvenile Friday night after responding to calls about a fight and gunshots fired. Police went to 2525 Shiloh Road after numerous call about a large fight at the location and at least four gunshots, according to a police department news release. As officers were en route, it

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-17 18:49:00

Toddler injured in afternoon shooting

Shreveport, LA - Shreveport police have launched an investigation into a shooting that left a three-year-old child injured in west Shreveport Saturday afternoon. Just before 3:00 pm, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to University Health Hospital on reports of a shooting. Officers ar

KTBS - 2018-03-18 04:00:00

Toddler suffers multiple gunshot injuries

SHREVEPORT, La. - Shreveport police have launched an investigation into a shooting that left a 3-year-old child injured in west Shreveport Saturday afternoon. Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to University Health Hospital on reports of a shooting around 3 p.m. Saturday. Officers arr

KTAL - 2018-03-18 18:32:42

Car-bicycle crash sends cyclist to hospital with serious injuries

LONGVIEW, Texas (Longview News-Journal) - A bicyclist riding north Friday night on McCann Road in Longview was left with serious injuries after colliding with a car, police spokesman Sgt. Shane McCarter reported. Details of the collision were not available Saturday. McCarter said the cyclist was dri

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-18 16:23:52

2 Kilgore locals killed in vehicle crash near FM 349

Dakota Patrick Harris, a 19-year-old Kilgore man, and 79-year-old Kilgore native, Mary Cameron died after a vehicle crash that happened just before 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon on U.S. Highway 259, just north of Farm to Market Road 349. According to the Kilgore Police Department's Facebook page, an initi

CBS19.TV - 2018-03-19 17:56:00

Tornado warning issued for counties of Shelby, San Augustine

Severe weather warnings have been issued for portions of several East Texas counties. A tornado warning has been issued for south-central Shelby County and north-central San Augustine County until 9:15 p.m. The storm was located near Neuville at 8:27 p.m. moving east at 20 mph. A severe thunderstorm

KTRE - 2018-03-19 00:27:52

USPS employee allegedly caught trying to sneak cigarettes over Smith Co. jail wall

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - A United States Postal Service Employee was busted Thursday allegedly trying to smuggle cigarettes into the Smith County Jail. Brittney Boyd, 25, of Lindale, who was also on duty as a USPS employee, was caught with Andria Smith, 21, of Tyler, trying to get contraband over the p


Henderson woman charged for pretending to be nurse, treating patients

A Henderson woman has been charged after she allegedly falsified information to receive employment as a nurse. Stephanie Garcia, 29, of Henderson, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with fraudulent use/possession of identifying information and two counts of nursing regulations. According to the w


Teen arrested in connection with Marshall double murder

MARSHALL, Texas (KETK) - The Marshall Police Department has arrested a Hallsville man in connection with a March 2 murder. Officers arrested Thomas Andrew Craig, 18, on March 7 for allegedly hiding the gun used to murder Leon Bowman, 31, and 30-year-old Justin Williams. He was charged with tampering


Local fire department reacts to arrest of fellow firefighter

(Source: KWES) Being a firefighter much like being a police officer or another first responder is like a family. So, when someone in the family is accused of doing the very thing they are supposed to stop, it hurts. "Just to hear a firefighter would do that it's really a surprise for the most part,"


'The Green', new outdoor event venue, park opens in Longview

East Texas' newest outdoor event space opened its gates in Longview today. The Green, a 9 acre park, is located on Highway 31 and Spur 63. Visit the Green and you'll notice it's quite unlike parks you've been to before. "This one's a little bit more peaceful and esthetically pleasing," says Scott C


Accused cop killer trial delayed. Again.

CADDO PARISH, La. - The accused killer of a Shreveport police officer will have to wait another three months for his day in court...just two weeks short of the third anniversary of the crime. Today, Caddo Parish District Judge Ramona Emanuel approved a defense motion to move the date for the kickof


Dialysis worker arrested for fraudulent license

Stephanie Garcia (Source: Harrison County Judicial) An East Texas woman was arrested by law officers for fraudulently representing herself as a licensed nurse. 29-year-old Stephanie Garcia was arrested by Marshall police on Wednesday for violation of nursing regulations and fraudulent use of informa


Suspected shoplifter accused of hitting officer with car

Shreveport police are looking for an accused shoplifter who they believe hit an officer with her car when he tried to stop her. (Source: Shreveport Police Department) SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police are looking for an accused shoplifter who they believe hit an officer with her car when he


Methamphetamine dealer arrested after leading deputies on chase

Bill Monday, a 33-year-old Athens-area methamphetamine dealer was arrested after leading Henderson County deputies on a chase through the town Thursday. Deputies believed Monday to be in Athens with a large amount of illegal narcotics. According to authorities, Monday refused to stop his motorcycle


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Haughton woman wanted in death of body found burned in trunk of car

SHREVEPORT, La. - Shreveport Police Violent Crimes detectives have obtained a warrant for the arrest of a Haughton woman wanted for her alleged role in the death of a man found burned inside the trunk of a car back in January. Angela M. Smith, 36, of Haughton is wanted in the death of a man found b


Former employee of a local dialysis clinic in Marshall is charged with fraud

A Henderson woman is facing charges in Marshall for allegedly providing false documents to her former employer in order to gain employment. In November of 2017, the Harrison County District Attorney's Office received a complaint from the Texas Board of Nursing regarding 29-year-old Stephanie Garcia.