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Longview man arrested in stabbing

A Longview man remained jailed Friday after police said he stabbed a man in his home. Carlo Demond Young, 39, was held on $100,000 bond, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Lakeport police arrested Young at 12:42 p.m. Thursday at Texas 149 near Jaguars club. The victim told officer

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 21:10:00

Gregg County man found guilty of assault against a family member

LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) - A Longview man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for assaulting a family or household member with a deadly weapon. Michael Brandon Garrett was tried in the 188th District Court in Longview on an enhanced charge of assault-family violence. Judge David Brabham found him

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-23 00:18:56

DPS releases identity of driver killed in Upshur County crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a two vehicle fatal crash Wednesday shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Texas Highway 300 in Upshur County, 4.5 miles southeast of the city of Gilmer. A DPS preliminary crash investigation indicates the Dewan Tyrel Mosley, 39, of Henderson was traveling nort

CBS19.TV - 2018-03-22 16:36:00

New 849 Bridge set to open next week

The Texas Department of Transportation and its contractor, Longview Bridge and Road, Ltd., is preparing to open the FM 849 Bridge at Hideaway to traffic on Tuesday. Remaining work will continue on the project with traffic on the bridge. The M 849 Bridge Replacement started in December after a Novemb

CBS19.TV - 2018-03-23 23:31:00

Marshall Police make arrest in Belaire Apartment shooting

The Marshall Police Department arrested Demetrius Tranell Williams, 29, in connection with a recent shooting at Belaire Manor Apartments, located in the 1200 block of W. Rusk St. on March 7. Around 11 p.m. March 7, MPD received a call concerning a fight in progress at the address. According to poli

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2018-03-22 20:49:00

UPDATE: Authorities searching for suspect involved with suspicious package found at ETX post office

UPDATE (11:30 a.m.): Authorities are searching for the suspect involved with the suspicious package found on Wednesday morning at the Laird Hill Post Office . Deputies have informed CBS19 that the package had a string attached to it and contained a nail sealing device. The scene around the post of


Kilgore College to celebrate National TRIO Day

Special to the News-Journal KILGORE - The Kilgore College TRIO program, Upward Bound program and the East Texas TRIO Alliance have set a National TRIO Day celebration 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today. The event will be held on the Kilgore campus in the Devall Student Center Ballroom. The East Texas TRIO

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 20:00:00

Woman arrested on drug charges after being found asleep in another person's home

A Longview woman remained in jail Wednesday on drug possession charges after police reported finding methamphetamine in her wallet. Kelly Latain Chaney, 52, of Longview was held on $8,500 bond, charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Long


Kilgore's Texan Theater is nearly finished and hosting events

It's been just sitting in downtown Kilgore unused for years, but now the city is making something old new again. The City of Kilgore has owned the Texan Theater for decades, and City Manager Josh Selleck says it had been pretty much collecting dust until recently. "We had a three week window between

KLTV - 2018-03-22 22:09:46

ETX man jumps from two-story balcony, flees deputies, later found in woman's backyard

A wanted Kilgore man faces a slew of new charges after deputies discovered him hiding under a bed at Smith County motel. Brandon ONeal Sheppard, 35, was arrested just before 3 a.m. Tuesday. The Smith County Sheriff's Office received a tip on a location of Sheppard shortly after midnight. Deputies r


Wildland firefighters burn 150 acres of Tyler State Park

People driving in and around Tyler may have noticed burrowing clouds of smoke Thursday. State park wildlife firefighters say don't worry, it's under control. Heavy clouds of smoke engulfed the 985-acre Tyler State Park, turning parts of the parks grounds pitch black. And although it looks treacherou

KLTV - 2018-03-22 22:30:24

Man arrested for giving false information to authorities

Withholding information from authorities, or giving them false information is against the law. That's one thing one that led to the arrest of John Allen Carnley, Parklane, Wichita Falls, Tuesday. Carnley was arrested by the Harrison County Sheriff's Office for failure to identify a fugitive with int


Controlled burn set for Tyler State Park

If you see smoke or flames at Tyler State Park this morning, don't be alarmed! The state park will be conducting an authorized burn today. The blaze is set to begin at 11 a.m. in the southeast portion of the park. An estimated 100 to 150 acres will be burned. The controlled flames will occur along f

KLTV - 2018-03-22 15:19:42

Deputies searching for suspect who impersonated police officer in Upshur County

Deputies from the Upshur County Sheriff's Office are investigating after a man impersonated a police officer on Sunday near Diana. According to authorities, a woman told deputies that a vehicle that she believed to be a police car tried to stop her by flashing his headlights repeatedly, so she pulle


Tree falls in Longview, narrowly misses house

A large tree fell in Monday night narrowly missing a neighbor's house. It happened in the 200 block of Cambridge lane in Longview. According to a local tree service, they had been contacted about the tree which had reportedly started to lean a few days before it fell. They say they believe saturated


Police ID 2 killed in Kilgore collision

KILGORE, Texas (KETK) - Two people died following a major two-vehicle crash in Kilgore on Sunday. According to Kilgore Police Department, at 3:58 p.m., police were dispatched to the wreck on Highway 259 near FM 349. An investigation determined a Nissan car was headed south when they drove into oncom


Gregg County Pct. 4 commissioner Democratic primary recount set Monday

A recount of ballots in the Democratic race for Pct. 4 Gregg County commissioner has been set for 9 a.m. Monday at the Gregg County Courthouse. The March 6 primary left Easton Mayor Shannon Brown as his party's nominee for the office, but by a five-vote margin, 1,047 to 1,042. The narrow margin prom


2 Kilgore locals killed in vehicle crash near FM 349

Dakota Patrick Harris, a 19-year-old Kilgore man, and 79-year-old Kilgore native, Mary Cameron died after a vehicle crash that happened just before 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon on U.S. Highway 259, just north of Farm to Market Road 349. According to the Kilgore Police Department's Facebook page, an initi


Multiple fire departments fight fire at Tree USA near Lindale

Five fire departments are fighting an out of control burn at Trees USA at 14352 Farm-to-Market Road 849, near Lindale. Officials from the Smith County Fire Marshal's Office and the Smith County Sheriff's Office Environmental Crimes Unit are on the scene and the Texas Forestry Service is on the way.


Suspect accused of posing as UPS driver to steal jewelry arrested

Tyler Police: On Monday, March 19, 2018, Tyler Police obtained a warrant for Theft over $30K - less $150K on James Albert Oliver, W/M, age 49 of Longview, Texas. Investigators from Tyler PD, Longview PD, Gregg County SO and Kilgore PD worked together to gather information on the suspect and determi