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Suspect in Henderson apartment shooting booked into Rusk County Jail

HENDERSON, TX (KLTV) - The suspect in a shooting that left two people dead and two others injured was brought back to East Texas on Wednesday. Randy Buford Winn, 62, is being held in the Rusk County Jail. He’s charged with murder in connection to a shooting Sunday at the Oak Manor Apartments in 500


Officials release name of victims in Henderson shooting

Police have released the names of two people who were fatally shot Sunday in an apartment in Henderson, along with two others who were injured. Justin Smith, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Capt. James F. Dukes with the Henderson Police Department. Holly Jones, 37, was flown from


Texas man charged in stabbing death of 2-year-old daughter

ORANGE, Texas (AP) 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


LIST: East Texas Walmart stores participating in 'Baby Savings Day'

TYLER, Texas — Walmart locations across the nation will host "Baby Savings Day" on Saturday promising big discounts on hundreds of baby-related items. The company says rollbacks will be available in-store and online for items from car seats to bay monitors.


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


TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Power lines down on SH 42 near CR 146 in Rusk County

RUSK COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - PRESS RELEASE:. Motorists are urged to avoid the area of SH-42 at CR-146 in Rusk County due to downed power lines. Preliminary information indicates that a truck tractor towing a semi trailer struck the lines, causing them to fall into the roadway. It is unknown at this t


Henderson police seek motive in fatal Sunday night shootings

HENDERSON — Police are searching for a motive in the fatal shootings of two people at a downtown apartment complex Sunday night. Two others were shot but were listed in stable condition at an area hospital, Henderson police reported Monday afternoon.


Longview police arrest suspect for overnight shooting that killed two women

LONGVIEW, TX (KETK) - The Longview Police Department has confirmed that they have a suspect in custody for an overnight shooting that killed two women. The suspect's identity has not been released.


One Person in Custody in Double Homicide in Henderson

Two people were murdered in Henderson yesterday. One person has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting in Henderson. The incident happened at the Oak Manor Apartment complex on South Van Buren Street last night (February 17), according to TylerPaper.com. Two people were killed and two other

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Selfie-seeking Texas teenager survives fall off bridge, hopes near-death experience serves as warning

A teenager in Texas who was nearly killed while trying to snap the perfect selfie atop a bridge in Dallas has a simple message: No photo is worth it. Triston Bailey was reportedly with a group of friends headed home from a Dallas Stars game on Nov. 12 when the group decided to pull over for a selfie


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 Tribune co-founder Evan Smith to KC students: Journalism in 'Dickensian moment,' best, worst of times

A veteran Texas journalist in Longview on Tuesday described the challenges the modern media faces in bringing people the nonfake news they need to make their own decisions about their government.


2 Texas men sentenced for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 'millions'

SHREVEPORT, La. — Two Texas men were sentenced to 63 months in prison Tuesday for trafficking more than 10 kilograms of fentanyl through Louisiana, enough to kill “millions” of people, according to authorities.


More than $12M worth of meth seized in Texas, CBP says

A meth haul with an estimated value of more than $12 million was uncovered in Texas over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced Tuesday. The agency’s Office of Field Operations (OFO), stationed at the Pharr International Bridge, carried out the drug seizure on Saturday,


Man arrested in Lufkin wanted for child porn and sexual exploitation of a child

LUFKIN, TX (KETK) - A man arrested by Lufkin police had outstanding federal warrants for child pornography and sexual exploitation of a child. Robert Shouse was initially stopped for driving without headlights. He initially claimed that he left his driver's license at a gas station and that his name


Police: North Texas man abused girlfriend's 8-week-old baby out of 'frustration'

Police in North Texas say a newborn baby suffered a traumatic brain injury at the hands of his mother's boyfriend. CBS DFW reports that the Parker County Sheriff's Office has charged 20-year-old Kaleb Eisenmann with injury to a child.


Body of missing Texas boyfriend found, but girlfriend's whereabouts a mystery

Weltzin Garcia and Alfonso Hernandez had a problematic relationship, but remained linked to each other through their two young children. A few weeks ago, police issued a warrant for Hernandez’s arrest for domestic violence, according to Texas media outlets. But days after the warrant was issued both


At least one dead, three injured in Henderson shooting

HENDERSON, Texas — Henderson authorities confirmed one person is dead during an active shooter situation in Henderson. The shooting happened in between three church parking at 500 Van Buren Street near First Baptist Church.


NTSB will not investigate Athens bus crash

ATHENS, TX (KETK) - The National Transportation Safety Board will not investigate the deadly January Athens school bus crash, according to NTSB media relations member Peter Knudson.


Mother, daughter duo opens Vegan eatery

Veggie lovers rejoice: Kilgore is now home to its very first vegan restaurant. 24 Karrots, located at N. 4630 Hwy. 42, Suite 200, held a soft opening on Valentine’s Day to introduce Kilgoreites to the sweet treats that have made them popular in East Texas. Pastries and cinnamon rolls are on the menu