DPS to step up enforcement over holiday weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging motorists to drive safely over Memorial Day weekend. From Fry through Monday, DPS troopers will be on the lookout for drunk drivers, speeding violations, motorists not using seat belts and other infractions, according to a news release “As we take time this Memorial Day to remember the…

Faulkner Park entrance closure extended

The Faulkner Park entrance at Cumberland Road will be closed longer than anticipated. The park entrance will remained closed through June 8 due to ongoing construction for the Cumberland Road extension, according to a news release from the city. Parking lot entrances near the baseball fields remain open. Visitors will need to use the southern

TIMELINE: A detailed look at Longview's 14 arson cases in 2016

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - The Longview Fire Department is still working tirelessly to try and figure out the culprit behind a string of arsons this year with the most recent one taking place this past Sunday. When putting more than a dozen arsons on a timeline, some patterns start to appear. The first two cases both happened on January 10, only an hour

Heavy rain expected Thursday, but will clear in time for Memorial Day weekend

After years of drought, this year’s string of storms doesn’t look to be ending anytime soon. “We’ve got a (storm) that’s going to be moving eastward,” KYTX CBS19 Chief Meteorologist John Adams said. “There’s a chance of rain late afternoon Thursday continuing through the day Friday.” Adams

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The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging motorists to drive safely over Memorial Day weekend. From Fry through Monday, DPS troopers will be on the lookout for drunk drivers, speeding violations, motorists not using seat belts and other infractions,…

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TIMELINE: A detailed look at Longview's 14 arson cases in 2016

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - The Longview Fire Department is still working tirelessly to try and figure out the culprit behind a string of arsons this year with the most recent one taking place this past Sunday. When putting more than a…

26 May 2016 [07:51 AM]
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Late night fire in Van Zandt County worked as possible arson

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26 May 2016 [07:49 AM]
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Faulkner Park entrance closure extended

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