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1 dead in Longview shooting

LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) - One person is dead after a Thursday morning shooting in Longview. According to the Longview Police Department, on Thursday, around 1:00 a.m., officers were called to the Highland Village Apartments, located at 5515 West Loop 281, in regards to a shooting. Police say a man w

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-21 11:29:51

2 Longview firms lay off 111 total

Two Longview companies are eliminating a combined 111 jobs, but only one has notified the Texas Workforce Commission of the layoffs. Samson Resources II of Tulsa, Oklahoma, sent a letter to the commission under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to report Samson Lone Star

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 05:13:16

Masked man attempts to rob Longview credit union

LONGVIEW - Longview Police are investigating a robbery at the East Texas Professional Credit Union at 3502 West Loop 281. Police say a masked man came into the credit union just after 11 a.m.. Police had very few details about the robbery which is under investigation right now. We do know one person

CBS19.TV - 2017-09-21 17:42:14

Smallwood & Company warehouse destroyed in overnight fire

DIANA, Texas (KETK) - The warehouse that stores supplies and product for a popular East Texas company was destroyed in an overnight fire. The 23,000 square-foot Smallwood Home warehouse, located at 101 Village Drive in Diana, caught fire shortly before midnight on Tuesday. Copyright 2017 Nexstar Br

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-21 01:12:05

DPS on scene of fatal East Texas motorcycle crash

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are currently on the scene of a two-vehicle fatal crash involving a motorcycle on U.S. Highway and County Road 1407. Information is extremely limited but, KETK will update information as it's made available.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-21 14:40:47

Police: One dead following shooting at Longview apartment complex

Posted to the Longview Police Facebook page: Shooting at 5500 W. Loop 281 The Longview Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred around 1:00 a.m. on September 21, 2017 at 5515 W. Loop 281, the Highland Village Apartments. We received a phone call that a man was laying in the roadw

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-21 10:59:41

Longview man gets 5 years in prison in police standoff

LONGVIEW, Texas (LNJ) - A Longview man is headed to prison after pleading guilty to criminal mischief in a June 2016 standoff with police. District Judge Alfonso Charles sentenced Sonny Dee Edwards Jr., 32, to five years in prison Tuesday. On June 25, 2016, Edwards gained unlawful access to a house

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-20 20:24:34

Suspect involved in standoff with Longview police in 2016 sentenced to 5 years

The suspect involved in a standoff with Longview police in June of 2016 has been sentenced. Sonny Dee Edwards Jr. received a five-year prison sentence Tuesday, according to Judge David Brabham, who was sitting in for Judge Alfonso Charles. Edwards was arrested on June 25, on charges of violation of

KLTV - 2017-09-20 21:08:59

Records: Motorcyclist involved in Longview crash was intoxicated

A motorcyclist involved in a weekend wreck near Longview High School was intoxicated, records show. Allan Wisenbaker Jr., 51, was seriously injured after his motorcycle collided with a car driven by Vanessa Rodriguez on East Loop 281 near Airline Road shortly after midnight Saturday. Rodriguez had i

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 06:31:00

Police investigating overnight shooting death in Longview

Longview police are investigating a homicide after an overnight shooting death. Police say a caller reported at about 1 a.m. that a man was in the roadway and gunshots were heard at Highland Village Apartments in the 5500 block of W. Loop 281. When officers arrived, they found Cameron Taye Brooks, 1

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 13:04:00

Theatre Longview to premiere improv troupe

An upcoming Theatre Longview fundraiser will not only feature Broadway tunes; it also will serve as the debut of the organization's new improv comedy troupe. Best of Broadway, the theater group's annual fundraiser, will feature songs from a variety of Broadway musicals - with a twist this year. "Our

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 00:00:00

ET Tennis: Longview, Pine Tree, Hallsville

LONGVIEW TYLER - The Longview Lobo tennis team rolled to a 19-0 win over John Tyler. The win moves Longview to 8-8 overall and 4-1 in district play. The Lobos will host Rockwall-Heath on Tuesday. Boys singles: Austin Greifenkamp (L) def. Frank Carreno (JT) 6-5, 6-2; Nitin Rangu (L) def. Uriel Magana

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 05:41:00

What happens if North Korea tests a hydrogen bomb

(CNN) - North Korea just intimated that it may test a nuclear weapon somewhere above the Pacific Ocean. If Pyongyang follows through on the threat, it would be the first nuclear weapon detonated in the atmosphere in decades. The threat risks escalating an already volatile situation, and comes after

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-22 07:22:38

'Dotard' or 'old lunatic'? North Korea chooses its words carefully

(CNN) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had some choice words for US President Donald Trump Friday, accusing the American leader of "mentally deranged behavior." But it was Kim's use of the term "dotard," that has set the internet alight. While not widely used today, the insult is centuries old, ap

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-22 06:16:55

Weather pattern change next week

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Do you remember the weather at the beginning of September?-cool early mornings, warm but comfortable afternoons! That was some great taste of fall weather. In the last week, it has felt nothing short of hot and humid in East Texas. Now, signs of changes are coming. Forecast mod

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-21 17:43:18

Ex-CIA operative apologizes for tweet of anti-Semitic article

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson is apologizing after tweeting an anti-Semitic article titled "America's Jews Are Driving America's Wars" on Thursday. Wilson has been critical of President Donald Trump and his use of Twitter -- including a recent effort on GoFundMe to buy

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-22 05:36:34

Senators preparing bill to deal with online political advertising

LOS ANGELES (CNNMoney) - Amid growing concern over Facebook's sale of political ads to Russians, Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner have formally called for new legislation to enhance the transparency of online political advertisements, CNN has learned. Klobuchar and Warner sent a let

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-22 01:31:33

Trump's approval again reaches 40%

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump's approval rating has once again reached 40%, while earning high marks for his handling of the government's response to recent hurricanes, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. A broad 64% of Americans say they approve of how Trump's government reac

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-22 00:16:48

North Korea's Kim: Trump 'will pay dearly' for comments at UN

(CNN) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump's remarks to the United Nations threatening the hermit country reflect "mentally deranged behavior," according to a statement released by North Korea's news agency, KCNA. In the statement, Kim says North Korea will make the US leade

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-21 23:56:52

Puerto Rico's weather forecasters fight worry, fatigue to stay focused

(CNN) - Stuck in their offices, lacking sleep food and water and unable to check on their families and friends, the staff at the National Weather Service in San Juan, Puerto Rico, remain focused on saving lives. That remained clear Thursday even as a chat room conversation between the staffers and t

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:48:46