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Upshur County jury sentences man to 15 years in shooting

An Upshur County jury has sentenced a 32-year-old Titus County man to 15 years in prison for shooting a high school classmate who tried to flee from his car and eventually dumping her at a Longview medical center.


Paris Wildcats soundly defeat Gilmer

SULPHUR SPRINGS — The No. 17-ranked Paris Wildcats basketball team, champions of its district, drubbed the fourth-seeded Gilmer Buckeyes by a final score of 65-46. The Wildcats (27-7) started fast and never looked back, building a 16-4 lead after one quarter of play, which set the tone early for Par


Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?

HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.


State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance

AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.


#YCMTSU: Kilgore police describe run-in with man in possession of drugs, 'adult toys'

The Kilgore Police Department is looking to add a little humor to your "Hump Day" by implementing their "You Can't Make This Stuff Up" campaign. "These will consist of actual calls and incidents KPD officers have responded to in the past," the department said. "You can't follow us on Live PD, but yo


Black history program planned in Gilmer on Saturday

Visions of Excellence will host its annual black history program at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gilmer Civic Center, 1218 U.S. 271 N., Gilmer. The speaker for the free program will be Michael Coleman, sports director for television station KLTV. Refreshments will be served.


Health Inspections: Feb. 4 to 8

The Longview Health Department inspected these establishments from Feb. 4 to 8. Restaurants generally are inspected by the city every three months. The grades mean: A=Excellent, B= Good, C=Fair, D=Poor.


East Texas couple loses baby in tragic wreck on the way to give birth

WOOD COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A young East Texas couple was seriously injured and lost their baby, who died after a tragic car wreck on the way to the hospital. 20-year-old Jessica Mitchell and 23-year-old Justin Mitchell were over-the-moon excited to meet their brand new baby boy, their family says. The


Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission

LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.


Texas Man Charged in Stabbing Death of 2-Year-Old Daughter

A Southeast Texas man is jailed on a capital murder charge after his 2-year-old daughter was found stabbed to death at their home. An Orange Police Department spokesman said the officers went to the home shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor had reported a child had been killed. Police Capt


ET Powerlifting: Pine Tree boys win team title

Pine Tree’s boys and Gilmer’s girls won team titles over the weekend at the Pine Tree Invitational Powerlifting Meet. The Pine Tree boys finished with 44 points, followed by Gilmer (33), Lindale (26), Frankston (21), Mount Pleasant (20), John Tyler (12), Sabine (11), Palestine (9), Elkhart (8), Ore


Texas border agents stop truck carrying frozen strawberries, discover nearly $13M of meth

Customs agents in South Texas discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of strawberries over the weekend. A 42-year-old Mexican man was stopped Saturday while driving a truck into the United States at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, according to U.S. Customs


Amid sex scandal, Southern Baptist leader puts 3 North Texas churches on notice

The leader of the Southern Baptist Convention singled out three North Texas churches for increased scrutiny this week in the wake of a sexual abuse scandal plaguing the denomination.


Texas Teen Warns of the Dangers of Trying to Get the Perfect Selfie After He Fell Off a Bridge

A Texas teen is speaking out after a selfie almost ended his life. On November 12, Triston Bailey was driving home from a Dallas Stars ice hockey game with his friends when the group decided to quickly pull over and snap a selfie off of the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas, according to Fox 4 New


Mother, daughter killed in Longview shooting

Longview, Texas (KETK) - On Tuesday, just after midnight, Longview police received a call, shots had been fired in the 1700 of Loring Lane. "When we arrived on scene there were two people that were deceased in the house, two females," Officer Kristie Brian, Longivew Police Department.


Spring’s approaching and snakes are on the move in Central Texas

(KWTX) Spring is approaching in Central Texas, snakes are on the move and Texas A&M Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jill Heatley says that’s bad news for people and pets.


Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"

The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu


Longview police identify suspect, 2 victims in homicide

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - A suspect is in custody after two bodies were found at a home in Longview. Longview police are at the scene of a shooting at a residence in the 1700 block of Loring Lane. They are canvassing the area around the house as well as investigating inside the home.


2 Texans caught with enough fentanyl 'to kill every person in the state of Louisiana' get 5 years in prison

Two Texas men have been sentenced to more than five years each in federal prison for transporting a massive amount of fentanyl in the U.S., apparently at the behest of Mexican drug traffickers.


Migrant families still being separated at the border, report from Texas group says

Migrant families are still being separated by the Trump administration, sometimes over "uncorroborated allegations" of crimes, according to a report published Thursday by a Texas civil rights group.