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Indictment: Gilmer man beat toddler to death

A Gilmer man accused of capital murder beat an 11-month-old toddler to death, an indictment shows. Javarrious Troy Kimeyan Dixon, 22, of Gilmer remained jailed Monday in Upshur County on $5 million bond, charged with capital murder in the March 2 death of Armani Troy Berrospe. A grand jury indictmen


New trooper suit: Files forged

A top commander in the Texas Department of Public Safety forged a signature and tampered with government records in an attempt to fire a whistleblower, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday. The lawsuit involves a state trooper based in Gilmer and who was reprimanded in 2015 for allowing hims

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 07:54:00

Man sentenced for 2015 aggravated sexual assault in Gregg, Upshur Counties.

A Gladewater man has been sentenced for a 2015 aggravated sexual assault after pleading guilty today in Gregg County. Shannon Weiss pled guilty to one count of sexual assault and one count of aggravated sexual assault. Weiss was sentenced to 55 years confinement in prison in Gregg County. On Friday,

KLTV - 2017-11-21 23:23:48

Taco Bell zoning request gets OK

Deed restrictions at a Taco Bell/KFC restaurant on Judson Road could impact a franchisee's remodeling plan. Southern Multifoods Inc. of Jacksonville wants to tear down the restaurant and build a new 52-seat Taco Bell restaurant with a patio. Mike Stansberry, general counsel and director for Souther

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 07:53:00

Big Sandy City Council to consider block grants

The Big Sandy City Council plans to consider items related to a Texas Community Development Block Grant when it meets tonight. The council will consider allowing its mayor to sign off for a report about the grant, which is for waterline improvements. The council also plans to take bids for a block g


White Oak ISD inches closer to starting several bond projects

Several projects planned under a $19 million White Oak ISD bond will start to get off the ground in the next few months, with White Oak Superintendent Michael Gilbert noting trustees have approved several construction-related items. That includes hiring engineering consultants to act as quality cont


Whitehouse High School graduate making history at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

WHITEHOUSE, Texas (KETK) - This Thursday a Whitehouse High School graduate will be in the middle of history as the first historically black college kicks off the Macy Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City. Jacinda Gomez is a freshman clarinet player in the Prairie View Texas A&M Marching Storm b


Former Backstreet Boy Nick Carter accused of rape

TAMPA, Florida (WFLA) - EDITOR'S NOTE: This article contains some graphic language and is not suitable for all audiences Backstreet Boy Nick Carter is the latest public figure to deny claims of sexual misconduct. In a detailed blog post, Melissa Schulman, a member of 2000-era girl group Dream accuse

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-11-22 17:22:30

Thousands of Names Purged from FBI Background Check System for Gun Buying

Tens of thousands of names were removed from the national criminal background check database this year after the FBI narrowed its interpretation of who is a "fugitive from justice," according to an administration official. Under the narrowed definition, in place since February, gun purchases can onl

FOX40 - 2017-11-23 15:52:15

29,000 Runners Lace Up for the 24th Annual Run to Feed the Hungry

SACRAMENTO - It was a record-breaking turnout Thursday with more than 29,000 runners lacing up for the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services 24th annual Run to Feed the Hungry. Runners participated in a 10K or 5K race, both starting and finishing at Sacramento State, with the route looping throug

FOX40 - 2017-11-23 19:42:12

Family Looking for Answers After Veteran Who Was Riding His Bike Killed in Stockton Hit-and-Run Crash

STOCKTON - A family is looking for answers after a veteran who was riding his bicycle was killed in a hit-and-run crash near Hammer Lane and Lan Ark Drive on Tuesday night. David "Casper" Wright, 58, was killed while riding his bike when he was hit by a driver in a black SUV about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

FOX40 - 2017-11-23 21:42:41

Stockton Police Looking for Domestic Violence Kidnapping Suspect, Victim

Eddie Gutierrez is accused of kidnapping Adriana Carrillo. (Stockton Police) STOCKTON - Stockton police are looking for a domestic violence kidnapping suspect and victim. Wednesday, the suspect, Eddie Gutierrez, was seen forcing the victim, his ex-girlfriend Adriana Carrillo, into a late '90s Ford s

FOX40 - 2017-11-23 21:11:58

Here's where homeless people in Sacramento can go when the winter chill strikes

A heavy coat, a hat with ear flaps and wool gloves were no match for the winter chill as Henry Eden tried to sleep last week in a parking lot along North A Street. "I was so freezing cold, I just lost it," Eden, 49, recalled. "I thought I was going to die." On Monday, in front of a building not fa

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

One person killed in four-vehicle crash early Thanksgiving morning on Capital City Freeway | The Sacramento Bee

One person was killed in four-vehicle crash early Thanksgiving morning, a spokesperson for Caltrans said. The crash occurred at approximately 2:45 a.m. in the southbound lane of Capital City Freeway just south of Elvas. The accident temporarily closed two lanes of traffic between Exposition Bouleva

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-11-23 17:39:00

West Sacramento Family Thankful to Be Alive After House Fire

WEST SACRAMENTO -- A West Sacramento family is living out of hotel after house fire badly damaged their home days before Thanksgiving. Sonia Cobb was out of town Sunday when she got a frantic facetime call from her husband. "Absolutely horrifying. Seeing it happen on Facetime, just everything it was

FOX40 - 2017-11-23 02:59:11

Five takeaways from the Lakers' 113-102 loss to the Sacramento Kings

There was hope heading into Wednesday's game for the Lakers to reach the 10-10 record this season that had everyone so excited last year. Sacramento has struggled tremendously and had won only four games this season before Wednesday. Instead, the Kings got the best of the Lakers with an uncharacteri

LA TIMES - 2017-11-23 16:30:00

Shop Aberdeen During Small Business Saturday

ABERDEEN, MD - Big-name national retailers take the spotlight on Black Friday as their deep price cuts pull in shoppers in droves. But what about those mom-and-pop businesses all over Aberdeen and beyond that are the backbone of America's economy? Just when do they get their day? That's basically th

PATCH - 2017-11-22 01:57:35

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade under tight security

Viewing of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation will end two hours earlier this year and anyone attending must be screened. Tens of thousands are expected to watch the giant balloons take shape Wednesday afternoon. (Nov. 20) AP The 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will unfold ear

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-22 23:10:28

Man will get 25-50 years in prison in plea deal in fatal shooting

A Lancaster man will serve 25-50 years in prison for a 2016 fatal shooting, according to a plea he entered in county court this week. Kendell Fostersubmitted Kendell Foster, 25, has pleaded guilty to third degree murder in the shooting death of 30-year-old Ahmeen Clanton. Foster is accused of shooti

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-11-22 15:35:59

Turkey In Harford County Receives Executive Pardon

HARFORD COUNTY, MD - One turkey in Harford County has something to gobble about this Thanksgiving. County Executive Barry Glassman used his authority to grand an executive pardon for "Jim" the turkey earlier this week. Now, the bird will continue his life at a farm on Harford Road in Fallston. "Just

PATCH - 2017-11-23 13:43:52