Woman accused in Kilgore hit-and-run wreck arrested

Kilgore Police have arrested a 25 year-old woman in connection with a suspected hit-and-run wreck Sunday afternoon that killed a 5-year-old boy. According to informaiton released by the Kilgore Police Department, Krysten Nycole McCarty, was identified as the driver of the 2006 Dodge Caravan believed to have been involved in the crash that killed…

Sex offender who evaded authorities still on the lam

  Authorities continue to search for Jamie Dale Walker, who evaded arrest Friday when he escaped into the woods near Lake Striker in Rusk County.  Deputy U.S. Marshal John Garrison said Walker is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration and evading arrest with a vehicle by the Rusk County Sheriff's Office.  Garrison said

Blue Bell blues continue for East Texas, while supplies restocked in other parts of state

It could be a while before local fans scoop Blue Bell ice cream for the first time since a mass recall in April. The Texas ice cream brand returned limited flavors to limited stores’ shelves Monday. Blue Bell ice cream will return to stores throughout Texas in multiple phases. The return to area stores will depend on the company’s ability

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Gregg County Fair preparations begin Video

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Gregg County Fair preparations began Sunday behind the Maude Cobb Convention Center in Longview. Many different rides, trucks and…

31 August 2015 [09:29 AM]
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Grass fires spiked in August

The burn ban lasted 15 days this summer. On Tuesday, the Smith County Commissioners Court will likely take action to…

31 August 2015 [03:49 AM]
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Events - Week of Aug. 30

Master Gardeners to host public lectures   The Smith County Master Gardeners will host a series of lectures at the Tyler Rose…

30 August 2015 [06:22 AM]
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Lufkin teen charged in drowning of boy

LUFKIN (AP) -An East Texas teenager is accused of pushing his pregnant girlfriend’s 3-year-old nephew into a pond so the boy would…

30 August 2015 [06:14 AM]
Man has 13 warrants out in Rusk County

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office continued to search for Taurus Tevion Roberson, a known gang member, after another wanted man turned himself into authorities Thursday. Sgt. David Roberts said Roberson, 21, has 13 warrants out of Rusk County on a…

28 August 2015 [11:03 PM]
Man arrested for assaulting Palestine police officer

A man is in custody after assaulting a Palestine police officer on Thursday night. The name of the suspect, a 27-year-old man, is being withheld until the man is arraigned. He is currently in custody in the Anderson County Jail.…

28 August 2015 [11:00 PM]
Suspect flees into woods near Lake Striker

Multiple agencies are in pursuit of a man who fled on foot into the woods after a high speed chase on U.S. Highway 79 in the Lake Striker area. The suspect was headed west from Henderson when an officer attempted…

28 August 2015 [04:33 PM]
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