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Icy Texas road causes 18-wheeler to crash into traffic light

LONGVIEW, Texas - The wintry weather left many drivers in East Texas struggling to safely navigate the roads, especially for one 18-wheeler driver. Video posted by Kristy Boyd in Longview, Texas, on Tuesday shows several cars struggling to drive up an icy road. She captured an 18-wheeler attempt the

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 23:55:00

Icy crash video in Longview taking off on social media

A video showing a tractor-trailer sliding backward on an icy Hawkins Parkway in Longview and then crashing into a light pole is going viral on social media. Facebook user Kristy Boyd posted the video that, according to a time stamp on the footage, was shot just before noon Tuesday. The scene is ri

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 21:47:00

Officials provide update on Longview road conditions

LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) - Area law enforcement agencies said road conditions had improved Wednesday morning in East Texas but cautioned that patches of ice remained in some places. Longview police spokesman Sgt. Shane McCarter said Wednesday morning that there are still "some icy spots" on roads arou

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-17 14:09:08

Kilgore police warn of dangerous driving conditions

KILGORE, Texas (KETK) - The Kilgore Police Department is warning residents of dangerous driving conditions in the city. Police say most main roadways/highways are dry with just a few small patches of ice. The main problems are secondary roads and bridges. The bridges have been sanded by TXDOT, but s

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-17 12:30:47

Mineola motel fire leaves 1 dead

MINEOLA, Texas (KETK) - A Mineola motel fire left one man dead Monday night. Officials say a Hispanic male was killed in the fire. Multiple fire departments helped combat the flames in the low temperatures. At this time, the cause of the fire remains under investigation. MINEOLA, Texas (KETK) - A Mi

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-17 03:42:41

Longview police: Please stay off roads

Longview police this morning are asking residents to stay off the roads unless necessary due to dangerous driving conditions as snow continues to fall in East Texas. Longview police spokesman Sgt. Shane McCarter said officers had responded to four wrecks overnight, but that there were no road closur

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 14:46:00

Caught on Camera: 18 wheeler hit smashes stoplight during icy slide

Packed snow and ice covered the roadways in Longview as it did all over East Texas presenting drivers there with challenges, mostly getting up hills. An 18-wheeler slid down the hill and slammed into a stoplight pole at Hawkins Parkway and Airline and it was all caught on camera. Kristy Boyd and her

KLTV - 2018-01-17 00:09:19

Snowy weather brings terrible road conditions to East Texas

LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) - You got your wish! Snow has made its way into East Texas. While that's all fun and games for the folks who spent Tuesday at home. It left roads iced over and slippery. "It's been 20-25 years since I've seen it this bad," said Longview resident Arthur Mack. Serious situati

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-17 04:31:13

Sounder back in service after man fatally struck by freight train

North Line Sounder service is back in service after a man was hit and killed by a train in Seattle's SODO neighborhood. The 60-year-old man was struck by a freight train near King Street Station on Tuesday about 5:45 a.m. The man was trespassing on the tracks and was hit inside the tunnel between Ja

KING-5 - 2018-01-16 22:06:00

EvergreenHealth In Kirkland On Lockdown Due To 'Security Event'

KIRKLAND, WA - The EvergreenHealth campus in Kirkland was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after a "security event," according to the hospital. The hospital has released a photo of a man sought in connection to the incident. EvergreenHealth spokeswoman Sasha Weiler released the following statem

PATCH - 2018-01-17 16:59:13

Rush Companies opens Seattle office on Mercer Island

The Rush Companies, headquartered in Gig Harbor, has moved its second office to Seattle's Mercer Island. The new office, located at 3010 77th Ave. SE, Ste. 204, was opened to better serve the construction and development company's clients building in Seattle and the Eastside - hence the location bet

BUSINESSEXAMINER.COM - 2018-01-17 01:57:00

New Era, New Editor: Not Dead

Photo by Amber Zbitnoff Photography New is increasingly becoming a dirty word in Seattle. I get it. "New" is the reason friends have been forced to move away to comparatively cheaper locales. "New" has leveled many of the small businesses and dives that have provided Seattle with so much of its char

SEATTLE WEEKLY - 2018-01-17 09:30:00

Happening nearby: Vehicle crashes through front window at Lynnwood BECU branch

This window was destroyed after a vehicle crashed through it Monday morning. No injuries were reported after a vehicle crashed through the front window of a BECU branch located at 19220 Alderwood Mall Pkwy., Ste. 140. A Subaru Forester was sent through the window at 11:32 a.m. after the driver, in t

MYEDMONDSNEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 23:36:28

Kirkland hospital in lockdown as police search for possible gunman

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- Evergreen Medical Center in Kirkland is in lockdown as police there search for a possible gunman. Cpl. Cody Mann with Kirkland police said they received a report of a man who might have been spotted with a gun. So far, there have been no confirmed sightings of a man with a gun nor

KOMO NEWS - 2018-01-17 09:04:49

Seahawks announce hiring Schottenheimer, Norton, Solari

RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks have hired Brian Schottenheimer as their offensive coordinator and are bringing back Ken Norton Jr. to oversee the defense. Schottenheimer takes over for Darrell Bevell, who was fired after seven seasons in charge of Seattle's offense. Schottenheimer was an offen

KING-5 - 2018-01-17 00:02:00

Suspect arrested after woman found dead in house fire

SEATTLE (AP) - Police arrested a man in connection with the death of a 63-year-old woman whose body was found in a Seattle home. KING-TV reports police say officers were doing a welfare check Monday morning when they heard a smoke alarm inside the home and saw smoke. Authorities went into the home t

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2018-01-16 11:23:34


The following convictions were taken from the St. Louis County District Court Citation Disposition Bulletin. Russell A. Perkins, 55, of Hibbing, convicted of gross misdemeanor interfering with an emergency call on Jan. 4, 2018. Sentenced by Judge Mark M. Starr to one year jail stayed, two years pro

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 12:00:00

Snow is a no-go in streets

A Hibbing city ordinance and state law make it illegal to deposit snow on public streets, roads and alleys. It is punishable as a misdemeanor, and could result in a maximum sentence of $700 and/or 90 days jail.Kelly Grinsteinner HIBBING - The aftermath of the recent snowfall and drifting snowflakes

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 12:00:00

Minnesota Chamber makes stop in Hibbing

A Minnesota Chamber of Commerce representative talks with business leaders about Minnesota's economic health and competitiveness and the chamber's 2018 legislative priorities.Photo submitted HIBBING - Staff of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce picked the brains of local businesses leaders during a S

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 12:00:00

Two injured in Highway 169 crash

KEEWATIN - A two-vehicle crash on Highway 169 Sunday morning resulted in injuries to the two drivers.. Ann M. Gaydos, 64, of Keewatin, pulled over her 2012 GMC Terrain on the shoulder southbound Highway 169 at First Street in Keewatin when a 1995 Toyota Corolla being driven by Alex A. Renollet, 27,

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 12:00:00