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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

CBS19.TV - 2018-03-16 15:39:00

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

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

POLICE REPORTS: Firearm reported stolen

Someone reportedly stole a firearm from the 1200 block of Roseneath Street. Thank You For Reading! Read the complete story... The story you're reading is premium content from The Lufkin News. Subscribers get total access to all our in-depth news, digital editions and exclusive premium content. Y

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-16 07:30:00

Henderson County deputies arrest two on illegal drug charges and another on an outstanding felony warrant

Two men accused of possessing and distributing illegal drugs and another man wanted on an outstanding felony warrant were arrested Friday in Henderson County. Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said the sheriff's office received a tip from residents about possible drug activity on a property o

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-16 19:02:00

Affidavit: Lufkin man tried to run down fiancee with SUV after argument

Officers with the Lufkin Police Department arrested a 50-year-old man Thursday in connection with allegations that he tried to run his 38-year-old fiancee down with an SUV on Medford Drive earlier this month. According to an arrest affidavit, the woman was forced to jump over a guardrail to avoid ge

KTRE - 2018-03-16 19:57:18

2 arrested in Nacogdoches County theft ring investigation

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - Two men have been arrested in connection with the ongoing investigation of a theft ring operating in Nacogdoches County. Kawmain Singleton, 23, of age from Center has been charged with three counts of burglary of a motor vehicle and engaging in criminal activity. H


Nacogdoches boy survives fall into well

Alexis Soto, 8 , plays the day after falling into a 25-foot abandoned water well. (Source: KTRE Staff) A Nacogdoches boy will have something remarkable to share about his spring break. He's safe and sound today after falling into a 25-foot water well Tuesday night. The accident happened in the 4900


Nacogdoches horse still roaming the pasture at 39

Nacogdoches, Texas (KETK) - Today was a special day in Nacogdoches - a woman's horse turned 39 today. That's nearly 110 in horse years! Cheryl Verner has kept her horse Arafaz, or Fazz for short, since he was only two. She bought him at a farm in Atlanta, Texas, back in 1981. "A man needed to sell o

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-16 00:00:34

Nacogdoches man in jail for injury to a 3-month-old child

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KETK) - One man is in jail and a 3-month-old child is in a Houston hospital following a domestic disturbance in Nacogdoches. Police were called to a disturbance at the Town Parc Apartment Complex on Cardinal Street Tuesday morning. According to the police report, Reginald Rashawn


1 killed after truck crashes into creek

SHELBYVILLE, Texas (KETK) - A Louisiana man died Saturday when his truck slid off the road and ended up in a creek. According to DPS, on Saturday, state troopers were sent to a one-vehicle crash on State Highway 87, south of Shelbyville. The preliminary crash investigation states at about 7 a.m., a


Lufkin police seeking public's help in locating missing elderly man

LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) - The Lufkin Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a missing elderly man. Frank Hargis, 87, went missing around 4:30PM when he went outside to check his mail on Shady Bend Drive (neighborhood between Loop 287 and Southwood Drive). He left on foot wearing a


Child falls into well in freak accident at home, is rescued unharmed

Nacogdoches firefighters rescued a child from a well at his home. Batallion Chief Frankie Hamby said that around 6 p.m. on Tuesday, rescuers were called out to the 4900 block of old Lufkin Road in Nacogdoches. "We were called where an 8 year old fell in a well," Hamby said. "The kid was in the car


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


Lady Blue Devils leads All-District 22-3A selections

A pair of Central Heights Lady Blue Devils and a member of the Garrison Lady Bulldogs were among those players honored as first teamers recently when the All-District 22-3A girls teams were announced by the coaches in the league. Read the complete story... The story you're reading is premium content