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Sexual assault reported on college campus
MARSHALL, TX (KSLA) - Authorities are investigating an alleged sexual assault on the campus of Wiley College in Marshall.According to a Facebook post by Wiley College, the school received a report of a sexual assault that happened on campus and the Marshall Police Department is investigating the cas
Longview murder trial set to begin Tuesday
Kyron Delyn Adams, 38, of Longview, was charged with the death of Thomas Lynn Harper, Jr., 34, of Gladewater on February 4 of 2017.
Overton man arrested, accused of hitting girl with car
Kevin Wade Cooper, 40, is charged with aggravated assault and is being held on a $45,000 bond.
Kilgore College career seminar to feature Longview police officer
Seminars are open to KC students, prospective students and the public. Space is limited, and attendees are encouraged to arrive early.
Hallmarks of home: Annual Landmarks of Longview tour features 4 houses
LONGVIEW, Texas (LNJ) - In one home, visitors will see how a woman has traced her genealogy back to the Mayflower. Another home contains Nativity scenes, artwork and furniture collected in trips across the globe. A third residence displays works by the homeowner’s favorite artists, and the final hom
Despite Big Sandy ISD policy, Longview-area schools not considering student cellphone ban
“Cellphones and social media have played a huge part in our society, by creating distractions (inside) and outside of school. ... We need to be able to focus on education and not focusing on chasing down infractions held or made on social media,” according to a district statement.
Trial in nightclub shooting death to begin today
Opening arguments begin at 9 a.m. today in the murder trial of a Longview man charged in the fatal shooting of a Gladewater man outside a nightclub in 2017.A jury was picked Monday to hear arguments in the case of Kyron Delyn Adams, 39, accused of shooting Thomas Lynn Harper, 34, after a fistfight b
Alzheimer's forum set for Thursday in Longview
The Alzheimer’s Association, Dallas & Northeast Texas Chapter, is holding an Alzheimer’s Community Forum for Gregg County from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Christus Good Shepherd Institute for Healthy Living in Longview.The forum will open with remarks from Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt. KETK reporte
UPDATE: Police identify victim of fatal Longview shooting
LOCALUPDATE: Police identify victim of fatal Longview shootingLee Brightman Jr., 29, died as a result of the shooting that happened late Thursday afternoon. The injured victim, an 18-year-old man, has not been identified yet.
Gilmer council adopts tax rate just below 63 cents to fuel $3.6 million operations budget
GILMER — Gilmer City Council members set a tax rate of almost 63 cents Monday to locally fuel a nearly $3.6 million operations budget that won approval last week.Though identical to tax rates of the past two years, the new levy for the coming fiscal year will draw $35,840 more from property owners,
Longview councilwoman sets Thursday town hall meeting
The meeting, scheduled for 6 p.m. at Winterfield United Methodist Church, is open to all Longview residents. The church is at 2616 Tryon Road, between Hollybrook Drive and North Eastman Road.
Two Longview families meet for the first time after traveling 12 hours to football game
Buy NowFrom left, Christine Latch, Rick Young, Jaye Latch, Randall Latch, George Shankle Jr., Tracie Shankle and Marcus Wood are seen in the skybox during the East Mississippi Community College football team’s game against Hinds Community College. The Latch and Shankle families are from Longview and
One person dead in one vehicle crash in Panola County
Author:Favian QuezadaPublished:9:35 AM CDT September 17, 2018Updated:9:35 AM CDT September 17, 2018
TABC goes undercover, busts businesses selling alcohol to minors
TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Local law enforcement agencies have been holding sting operations in order to catch businesses that sell alcohol to minors. Authorities say it's more common than you may think. Out of every ten places they test, they usually catch at least one of them breaking the law.
Longview bond referendum: Breaking down $24.7M in parks requests
Details about proposed items in the parks portion of the city of Longview’s upcoming bond package have caught the eye of people opposed to the referendum.The City Council has called for three bond propositions to go before voters Nov. 6. The propositions call for borrowing a collective $104.2 millio
5 Best Things to Do on a Rainy Day in East Texas
It's been nice having a break from the heat, but several rainy days in a row can start to create problems. The kids are bored, your pets don't want to go outside and your favorite outdoor activities are temporarily off the table. When the forecast shows wet days ahead here are some of the top things
$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas
1 of 5 This image provided by the Webb County Sheriff's Office shows Juan David Ortiz, a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor who was jailed Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, on a $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused in the killing of at least four women. Ortiz was nabbed early Saturday after a string of violence ag
1 dead, 1 injured in Longview shooting, police asking for help in investigation
A 29-year-old man has been pronounced dead due to injuries sustained in a shooting that happened at 3:43 p.m. Thursday at a business on the 2500 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard in Longview.Another man, 18, has sustained non-life threatening injuries.
Police beat for Monday, Sept. 17
Gregg County JailAll information from police and jail records:■ Eduardo Orocio, 29, of Longview, was being held Sunday without bond on a U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service detainer. Orocio also was held on $20,000 bond on a charge of driving while intoxicated-third or greater offense.
Police searching for suspects after armed robbery at busy gas station
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Two men are on the run after robbing a busy gas station early Sunday morning.The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. at the Raceway gas station at 3701 Hearne Avenue in Shreveport.According to authorities, two black males held the clerk at gunpoint with a revolver, and took an