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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

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

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

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 06:00:00

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

Longview holding Homeless Resource Day

The city of Longview is hosting a Homeless Resource Day on Saturday, March 24. It will be at Longview's Fire Department Training Center at Teague Park from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Over 40 vendors will be at the event. One group, Partners in Prevention, will be passing out Homeless Outreach Bags. Holl

CBS19.TV - 2018-03-23 04:53:00

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


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


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


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

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

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


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 taken to hospital after vehicle crashes into tree

Multiple people have been transported to UT Health East Texas in Tyler after a car crashed into a tree in Jackson Heights. According to the Jackson Heights VFD, the wreck happened in the 17000 block of FM 2767 Sunday afternoon. Officials said one person was, "heavily entrapped in the wreckage." "


ETX woman dies when she runs in front of 18-wheeler on I-20

A woman died when she ran into the path of a tractor-trailer rig traveling east on Interstate 20. The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified her as 32-year-old Lea Celeste Williford, of Marshall, Texas. The accident happened about 12:30 p.m. Saturday in eastern Harrison County, Texas. Troo


DPS: Tatum man dies after Panola County wreck

A 24-year-old Tatum man died from injuries sustained in a wreck just south of Tatum this past week, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Krystopher Jordan Davis died Friday at a UT Health Northeast hospital in Tyler, DPS spokeswoman Sgt. Jean Dark said. It was a day after a two-vehicl


Gilmer PD searching for man who took inappropriate pictures of children at playground

Officers from the Gilmer Police Department are asking for help identifying a man who took photos of children playing at Yamboree Grounds. According to authorities, the man spoke to some of the children who were playing and asked them to go down the slide. He then began taking pictures of girls in dr


Crews responding to gas leak in Longview

Crews are working to repair a gas leak in Longview. The leak is being repaired at the intersection of West Pliler Street and South Green Street. According to officials, a backhoe belonging to the city was digging in the area for construction when it struck a line, belonging to Centerpoint Energy. Th


Police looking for man taking inappropriate photos of young girls at East Texas playground

GILMER, Texas (KETK) - The Gilmer Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a man who witnesses say was taking pictures of young girls going down a slide at a local playground. Police say the man, who was white and appeared to be in his 40s, drove a silver Chevrolet Silverado pic