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High speed chase in Smith County and Gregg County ends in Kilgore

Scanner traffic indicated law enforcement officials were involved in a high-speed pursuit about 9 a.m. with a vehicle that was reported to be reaching speeds of 100 miles per hour on Farm-to-Market Road 757.The vehicle went on I-20 East into Gregg County, but then went south on Barber Road, FM 575 a

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-22 14:01:00

Officials search for suspects in Kilgore after chase

Buy NowLaw enforcement works the scene Monday after two suspects reportedly fled from Texas Department of Public Safety troopers in Kilgore.Les Hassell/News-Journal PhotoLaw enforcement this morning has been looking for at least one suspect after a chase that led to Kilgore.Texas Department of Publi

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-10-22 16:35:00

81st annual East Texas Yamboree underway in Gilmer

Popular festival started in the 1930's GILMER, TX (KLTV) - The 81st annual East Texas Yamboree is happening this weekend in Gilmer. The popular festival started back in the 1930's when the sweet potato was a major cash crop for Upshur County, but a bug infestation led to a quarantine. Once the quara


Police: Teen injured in early-morning shooting

Teen’s injuries considered life-threateningSHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police are investigating a shooting late Sunday night that injured a juvenile.It happened along the intersection of Frederick Street and Mertis Avenue, according to online records.Witnesses told police three people were st

KSLA - 2018-10-22 10:12:00

Suspect in fatal 2017 wreck back in jail

One of the two men charged with manslaughter in a fatal Sept. 22, 2017, wreck on North Eastman Road is back in the Gregg County Jail.Chad Palmer Malone, 20, of Longview, was jailed again at 5:22 p.m. Saturday. He and co-defendant Daven Davis, 22, of Hallsville, were arrested in February on charges r

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-10-21 17:20:00

Suspect arrested for robbing Texarkana store clerk at gunpoint

More HeadlinesSuspect arrested for robbing Texarkana store clerk at gunpointBusiness Beat: Tempest Golf Club opens in GladewaterElementary teacher now charged with raping studentTEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL) - A suspect accused of holding up a Dollar General now sits behind bars.The robbery happened short

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-10-22 12:29:50

Pleasant Grove blanks Gilmer, 14-0

GILMER — The No. 8-ranked Pleasant Grove Hawks foisted the first shutout the Gilmer Buckeyes had suffered to anyone since the Hawks whitewashed them 17 years ago, scoring all the game's points before halftime on Bruce Garrett's two touchdown trips and a safety in goring Gilmer, 14-0, in a rainy Dist


City of Gladewater accepting applications for boards

According to our newspaper partners, theLongview News Journal, boards and committees help shape the city by offering direction and opinions to the City Council.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-10-22 13:36:23

Search called off for suspect who fled from officers in Kilgore

Law enforcement search for a suspect who led troopers on a pursuit before fleeing on foot in Kilgore (Source: KLTV staff) KILGORE, TX (KLTV) - The search for a suspect who fled on foot after leading troopers on a pursuit has been called off in Kilgore. According to the Department of Public Safety,

KLTV - 2018-10-22 14:45:03

Few vendors brave weather for highway 80 garage sale

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Very quietly, an annual East Texas rite of fall, and favorite of bargain hunters, is being held along an East Texas highway this weekend. It's the fall historic Highway 80 garage sale. Usually loaded with roadside vendors, highway 80 was sparse for bargain hunters, as the rainy

KLTV - 2018-10-21 15:27:37

Crews responding to rollover accident in Rusk County

Elderville-Lakeport VFD is responding with Texas DPS and EMS on a one vehicle rollover near the FM 2011 / FM 1716 intersection. Use caution if traveling that area and be aware of incoming responders.Posted byRusk County OEMonSaturday, October 20, 2018


Tyler PD looking for 2 suspects involved in aggravated robbery at T-Mobile store

SMITH COUNTY - Officers from the Tyler Police Department are looking for two suspects involved in an aggravated robbery that happened just after 4 p.m. Saturday at the T-Mobile store on 3320 Troup Highway. According to police, officers were were told two black male suspects males in their early 20's

CBS19.TV - 2018-10-21 01:09:00

Candidates make cases before Upshur County school elections

Early voting in area school board elections starts Monday, with contested races in Union Grove and New Diana ISDs.Union Grove incumbents Jeff Webb, Tim Turner and Bennie Norris, as well as New Diana Trustee Dwayne Leach, are running unopposed. Election Day is Nov. 6.Union Grove ISD Place 1

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-10-21 05:15:00

Longview shelters at capacity before winter

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -The cold weather hasn't even set in yet, and one East Texas rescue mission is already full with more coming in every day. Workers at the Hiway 80 Rescue Mission say that they are over capacity and sleeping needy people on their floors. The House of Hope women's shelter is also a

KLTV - 2018-10-21 16:00:11

One dead, one injured after shooting in Horseshoe Casino parking garage

BOSSIER CITY, La. - One person is dead after being shot in the parking garage of the Horseshoe Casino in Bossier City, according to police.


Longview police arrest man on sexual assault charge

Longview police have arrested a 20-year-old Longview man on suspicion of raping a woman inside a car after she dropped by his house to return some of his belongings, police said.Jacob Terrell was in the Gregg County Jail on Friday on $25,000 bond on a charge of sexual assault, records show.


Multiple people arrested in Smith County for online solicitation of a minor

Smith County Sheriff's Office Investigators, Tyler Police Department, Longview Police Department, FBI and ICE-ERO, supported by agents with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Investigations Division and Highway Patrol Division, arrested multiple suspects for online solicitation of


Sen. Ted Cruz to hold rally in East Texas

LONGVIEW — Texas Senate incumbent, Sen. Ted Cruz is holding a campaign rally on Thursday, October 25 in Longview.


'National holiday': 100K attendees expected as Gilmer's Yamboree opens

GILMER — A packed Gilmer Buckeye gymnasium was settling into the All Service Club Luncheon on Friday as a veteran caterer revealed she’d prepared meals for 400 East Texas Yamboree supporters.“And I think they’re about all here,” Lori Metcalf, owner of Lori’s Eats & Sweets, said as she went table-to-


Three people arrested for meth in two separate incidents in Henderson County

Three people were arrested in Henderson County for possession of methamphetamine. According to the Henderson County Sheriff's Office, a midnight raid Friday morning ended with 60-year-old Martin Elvis Riddle of Eustace arrested for large amounts of methamphetamine as well as cash. Dylan Wayne Morris