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Longview man arrested in Tyler crash on suspicion of DWI
A Longview man was jailed Saturday in Tyler after police there say he drove into several structures, News-Journal news partner KETK reported. The overnight arrest occurred along the 2400 block of Gentry Parkway, where police say they spotted a car being driven recklessly at about 2:20 a.m. Saturday.
Texas pet owner dead, ‘attacked by her two pit bull terriers’: police
A Texas woman died on Saturday after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police said. Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, who was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,” Irving Police said in a news re
Long paths lead new pastor to First Baptist Church Longview
Collin Bullard has lived many places in pursuit of his calling to ministry, attending schools in Oklahoma, Texas and even Cambridge, England. Now, he’s adding Longview to the list.
Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Across the area, the Central Texas Homeless Coalition is working to provide resources to end veteran homelessness. According to a "point in time" count conducted in January, there were 31 veterans identified between Bell, Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties.
Answer Line: Intersection's street signs might be confusing, but they're not wrong
QUESTION: We were coming down the Spur the other day and noticed right where you get to the intersection of South Street and you go straight and you turn left and you go down the Spur — they’ve got the signs wrong. South Street has the Spur 63 sign on it, and Spur 63 has south Street on it. I wanted
Elderville Water Supply moves past troubles; former staffers await criminal, civil trials
One year after troubled waters came to a head for an area utility, civil and criminal cases involving its former employees are moving through Gregg County courts — but those trials haven't stopped the agency from a resurrection, a director says.
Waco: Central Texas Girl Scouts hold 7th annual "STEM Fest"
WACO, Texas (KWTX) S.T.E.M, stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Important subjects to know, as the Central Texas Girl Scouts are doing their part to learn about the different subjects in the 7th annual "STEM Fest."
Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas
MEXICO CITY – Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days. The National Migration Institute said Saturday that its assistance unit, Grupo Beta, received a call for help after the migrants
Longview jury hands felon 15-year sentence for possessing gun, more than maximum because of previous burglary
Jurors in Longview handed a felon 15 years in prison on Thursday on a gun possession charge he drew during a drug raid in August 2018. Demanuel B. Fletcher, 36, of Longview faced a maximum 10-year sentence for the third-degree felony, but a previous conviction from a 2014 home burglary stretched the
Crews continue to clean up scene of train derailment in Upshur County
UPSHUR COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Crews are continuing to clean up the scene of a train derailment that happened Friday in Upshur County. The derailment happened around 7 p.m. Friday near the area of Highway 155 and Big Sandy Creek north of Big Sandy.
Mothers suing Gladewater children's medical care facility after sons' deaths
GLADEWATER, Texas (KETK) - Two mothers have filed a lawsuit against an East Texas children's medical care facility. The families are accusing Truman W. Smith Children's Care Center of negligence in the deaths of their two young boys.
LeTourneau auto show brings muscle cars, antique models and enthusiasts together for 43rd year
Vintage and muscle car collectors have brought their righteous rides to Longview this weekend for a righteous cause. "This year we're supporting Righteous Rides," said Chris Hodges, lead organizer of the 43rd Annual LeTourneau University Automotive Society Car Show, which continues noon to 5 p.m. to
In Houston, Kamala Harris draws large crowd, prominent Democrats in first major Texas swing
HOUSTON — By the time U.S. Sen Kamala Harris, D-California, took the stage here Saturday, the message was clear. “This is Harris County!” declared a bevy of colorful signs in the hands of supporters in a crowded auditorium at Texas Southern University. And when Harris began to speak during the bigge
Deputies arrest 2, seize $75K in meth in raid on Central Texas home
BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A man and a woman were in federal custody Friday after deputies raided a home in rural Bell County and seized crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value of more than $75,000.
Longview area unemployment rate drops to 4.1 percent in February
The unemployment rate the tri-county Longview market dropped to 4.1 percent in February from 4.4 percent in January, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. The commission reported the rate dropped in Gregg, Upshur and Rusk counties as the number of unemployed people fell from 4,300 to 4,000
Kilgore officials estimate 160 homes damaged in storm as city-wide cleanup continues
KILGORE, Texas — More than a week after a strong storm caused significant damage across the city of Kilgore, the city is continuing its effort to clean debris while ensuring affected buildings are safe.
Gladewater water tanks low after overnight leak
GLADEWATER, TX (KLTV) - Gladewater officials are asking residents to conserve water Friday morning. According to a post on the City of Gladewater’s Facebook page, city officials are asking residents to conserve water after a large water leak overnight diminished the city’s water tanks.
The Longview Lobos 2019 Football Schedule is Here
As the Longview Lobos prepare for Spring football on April 29, their 2019 football schedule has been released. According to the Longview News-Journal, Longview's first and only scrimmage will take place on August 24, as the Lobos host Texas High. Their first game will see them on the road facing Luf
TJC Baseball: Hallsville's Cooper Rawls shines on the mound again
-- No. 1 Tyler JC 4, Murray State 0. MSC: Billy Wall, Jacob Mattox (5) and Austin Garrett. TJC: Cooper Rawls, Sean Beasley (8) and Cade Watson. W — Rawls (5-1), L — Wall (2-2).
The College Report: Rawls bashes way to Player of the Week honors
Julie Rawls, a Hallsville graduate, posted stats that simply no one could touch. The University of Louisiana-Lafayette junior lefty, helped ULL win five more games this week, which extended their winning streak to eight games in a row. For her efforts, Rawls was selected as the Sun Belt Conference P