East Texas

  Condition of US 80 bridges has Fibrebond considering a move

Company's concerned its large products soon could become stuck at the plant

SWEPCO says power outage across East Texas ultimately caused by vegetation

20 year prison sentence for Carthage woman

Athens police make arrest in fatal 2018 shooting

City of Marshall cracking down on leash law ahead of new school year

Hallsville man gets 12 years for fatal 2017 racing wreck

Gregg County JP says no obvious signs of foul play after 2 bodies found in East Mountain area

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Preliminary autopsy report indicates 3-year-old found in pond drowned

East Texas Ag News: The importance of testing hay quality

Seal coat operations slowing Gregg and Rusk Co. commuters

2 Texans accused of stealing timber in Caddo Parish

SWEPCO: Power expected to be restored to all customers Sunday night

Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident

Smith County Sheriff: Body of missing 3-year old found in pond

Smith County authorities are searching for a missing child.

Academy cadets fight suppression fire in summer heat

Cadets of an East Texas fire academy faced a major test, battling a structure fire , in full bunker-gear, in the sweltering East Texas summer heat. In a real time structure fire suppression exercise, cadets with Kilgore fire academy used all the skills they had learned to battle a blaze.

One person dead in Henderson County house fire

One person is dead after a house fire in Henderson County Friday.

Fire marshals say rising temperatures and low humidity could result in burn bans

Fire marshals and forest experts discuss how hey help in implementing bans and what to expect in the coming weeks

Dr. Scott Gordon confirmed as ninth SFA president

How to spot signs of heatstroke in pets

Marshall police to enforce pet laws; increase in reported dog bites

  Man again found guilty of murder

East Texas women’s shelter at capacity during heat, in need of donations

Boys reported as missing were not; woman arrested

ERCOT asks Texans to conserve electricity through 7 p.m.

Texans are being asked to limit their electric use today until 7 p.m. due to tight reserves.

Gambling with cattle herd health

Too often, cattlemen will put off some basic animal husbandry practices to save time and expense, with the hope that their herd will be fine.

Crews responding to multi-vehicle wreck on I-20 at Toll 49

Wreck at I-20 and Toll 49 Thursday afternoon.

  East Texas jailer arrested for contraband smuggle attempt

Officers say they discovered marijuana and tobacco in the crotch area of her leggings, which was worn under her uniform.

Louisiana chef opening Cajun restaurant in Lufkin

A new Cajun restaurant with a “build-your-own” Po Boy bar is scheduled to open in Lufkin.

Continuance granted for man charged in Smith County murder

Kristian Perdomo was arrested in December following five fatal shootings within 10 days across Smith County.

Vandals cause more than $120,000 in damage to historic Henderson County cemetery

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for vandals who they say destroyed headstones at the historic Goshen cemetery.

East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

Quest for burglary suspect leads to 4 arrests

Three people are accused of trying to hinder officers’ efforts

Tornado victims share message of hope months after storm

Jennifer’s husband Daniel and their children Jacob, Liam and Vivienne, are also adjusting to life after the storm.

Amber Alert issued for 13-year-old girl from Montgomery, Texas

Kiah Miller is believed to be in grave danger, police have said.

Early morning fire damages 2 homes in Marshall

Crews were out at the scene of a structure fire in Marshall early Monday morning.

  Woman, pet dog die in fire

Firefighters found the woman unresponsive in the upstairs apartment

Boy, 16, dies after attack by 3 dogs in Dallas-area backyard

A police statement says officers responded around 5 a.m. Saturday to reports of a dog attack and arrived to find the dogs mauling the boy, who did not live at the home.

Families can save big during back-to-school, tax-free weekend

Families can save big on back-to-school shopping during Texas' tax-free weekend.

E-sports earning skilled young video gamers money for school

Weeks ago a 16 year old won the Fortnight World Cup, taking home $3 million for winning it.

Sabine County constable indicted on sexual assault, indecent exposure, harassment charges

A Sabine County constable has been indicted on three criminal charges, including sexual assault in connection to an alleged incident that occurred at a woman’s home in September of 2018.

Marshall coach inducted into Under Armour Women of Will Hall of Fame

Coach Satterwhite is one of only five women to receive the national honor this year

East Texas Idol: Want to give it a shot?

East Texans dreaming of making a career of music are lining up to audition for a spot onstage at East Texas Idol.

City of Marshall water deemed safe, boil notice ended

The notice, issued Thursday, August 8, was due to a water main break

Carthage police investigating Wednesday night shooting

The Carthage Police Department is investigating a shooting that sent one man to a Tyler hospital on Wednesday night.

  Texas Country Music Hall of Fame welcomes 2019 inductees with weekend-long celebration

Three new performers will join the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in a weekend long celebration.

Some living, working in Marshall advised to boil water

Impacted are those who were affected by a break in a water main on Sedberry Street

Longview police identify man who died in officer-involved shooting

Longview police have identified a man who died in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday.

Sheriff’s office: ‘Joy-riding’ juveniles lead deputies on pursuit in grandmother’s car

Harrison County deputies were allegedly led on a pursuit early Wednesday morning by two juveniles joy-riding in their grandmother’s stolen vehicle.

Vigil planned in East Texas for mass shooting victims

A prayer vigil in Marshall will allow residents to pay their respects to the most recent victims of last weekend's mass shootings.

Sheriff: Sex offender caught peeking in child’s window

Investigators want to know whether anyone else has had a similar experience

Matthew McConaughey’s Just Keep Livin Foundation expands to Longview ISD

A nonprofit foundation created by Longview High School alumnus and Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey has now expanded programs to include Longview ISD.

Authorities ID woman killed in hit-and-run in Maud

Preliminary investigation shows she was hit by a vehicle that then left the scene

Nacogdoches ISD police officer arrives to two masked individuals in his office

A Nacogdoches ISD police officer arrived for work Monday only to discover two masked subjects inside his office.

Ark., Okla. sales tax holidays end late tonight

LA residents who live along the state line also might be able to take advantage of the savings

FOUND: Tobi, the wayward tortoise, is home

“My boys, my wife and I and, of course, the bloodhound are beyond happy”

  Church youth leader faces multiple felony child pornography charges; images included children from church

Investigators believe that he has been creating and storing child pornography since the early 2000′s.

Trump pick for national intelligence director is withdrawing

President Donald Trump says his pick for national intelligence director has decided to withdraw from the running, citing unfair media coverage.

Police arrest suspect in gunfight in East Texas

Three people were wounded

  Search underway for Tobi the tortoise in East Texas

Boy, 7, asks everybody to check their yards "... every morning until they find it”

  11-year-old Texas archer hits the mark, named NASP world champion

He beat over 2600 competitors for the title

Huge bee colony (and free honey) removed from East Texas woman’s home

An East Texas homeowner has lived with an enormous insect problem in the wall of her home for years. Bees!

  Man accidentally drowns in Toledo Bend Reservoir

It appears he died while trying to retrieve his boat, coroner says

  Junior League of Longview gears up for massive school supply drive

The Junior League of Longview is busy preparing for its complex back-to-school drive. This year marks the organization’s 26th annual School Supply Train.

  Marshall ISD holding first ever “Pack the Bus” supply drive

Their goal is to supply school supplies for every elementary student in Marshall.

East Texas health care providers reflect on legacy of Elmer Ellis

Some East Texas health care providers are looking back on the life of the man credited with creating the current model of health care in East Texas.

  3 wounded in suspected gunfight in Texarkana

Police believe 2 groups involved in an earlier altercation shot at each other from the yards of 2 houses

One dead after incident at Splash Kingdom in Canton

Splash Kingdom has released a statement on a medical incident they say happened Sunday at the park.

East Texas Ag News: One week away from Texas A&M beef cattle short course

One week from today is the Texas A&M beef cattle short course in College Station.

1 dead, 1 injured in Wood County crash

One person is dead and another is in stable condition after a crash Sunday night in Wood County.

Jasper County Sheriff’s Office releases new information in accidental shooting death of 13-year-old boy

Grief counselors will be available for students, parents, and faculty of Jasper Independent School District after one of their 7th graders died over the weekend.

Great Texas Balloon Race officials move event date to June

Great Texas Balloon Race officials have made the decision to move the date of the annual event up five weekends in 2020.

Lone Star native takes two honors at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen

Graves, 17, of Lone Star is the newly crowned Miss. Texas’s Outstanding Teen. The Texarkana senior spent the last week competing in Orlando, Florida.

Winners of the Great Texas Balloon Race announced

Winners have been announced for the Great Texas Balloon Race.

Police investigating after Longview woman found dead

Longview police are investigating after a woman was found dead overnight.

  Texarkana woman accused of stealing over $100,000 from employer

A woman is accused of stealing over a hundred thousand dollars from her employer.

  Driver hurt during chase in East Texas dies

The pursuit started in Nash and ended at mile marker 204 near New Boston

1 seriously injured after truck explodes while refueling at Morris County petroleum plant

One person was injured after a gas truck exploded while refueling at a petroleum plant in Daingerfield.

Man accused of shooting at officer in custody

Authorities in East Texas have captured the man accused of the attempted capital murder of a police officer.

  East Texas Dollar General robbed; suspects sought

Authorities in East Texas are searching after a dollar store was robbed overnight.

Authorities ID 3 East Texans killed in head-on collision

The crash happened when one vehicle tried to pass a big rig that was turning, Texas DPS reports

Pilot talks about emergency landing on Kilgore highway

He was flying pipeline patrol when he says his engine just stopped.