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A Kilgore Student’s Sex Trafficking Trial is Rescheduled

A Kilgore Student’s Sex Trafficking Trial is Rescheduled

LONGVIEW - The trial has been postponed for Kilgore College student who, along with three others, is charged with conspiracy to commit sex trafficking and with five counts of sex trafficking. Malik Antoine Brown, 19, of Brazoria, was scheduled for a pretrial hearing on April 27, with jury selection and trial at set for May 1. The Longview News Journal is reporting that the trial for Brown is now set for 9:00am on July 31 in federal court in Galveston, ...

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One Injured in Longview Shooting

One Injured in Longview Shooting

LONGVIEW – One man is hospitalized following a shooting in Longview. It was reported just before 5:00 Tuesday afternoon in the area of Dean Street and Twelfth Street. He was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It is unsure at this time how he received the injury. Police say he has been uncooperative with investigators. No witnesses have been identified to the incident at this time. His name has not been released. We’ll have more when the information ...

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Lake Palestine Boating Accident Claims Another Life

Lake Palestine Boating Accident Claims Another Life

FRANKSTON - A Lake Palestine boating accident has claimed a second victim. Keith Wagnon of Palestine died Sunday morning from injuries received when the boat he and his wife were in went over the Lake Palestine spillway. The accident occurred last Wednesday. His wife Billie was dead at the scene. They were heading south when the boat went over the spillway and overturned.

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Help With Stray Dogs in Arp

Help With Stray Dogs in Arp

TYLER - The city of Arp will be getting assistance in housing stray dogs. Smith County Commissioners have approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Arp to take its stray dogs into the Smith County Animal Shelter. According to the agreement, Arp will be responsible for responding to animal control matters within its city, then transporting the dogs to the Smith County Animal Shelter. The city will pay any fees associated with impoundment, testing, medical treatment or other ...

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One Man Dead Following East Texas Standoff

ANGELINA COUNTY -- One man is dead following an hours-long standoff with East Texas law enforcement. According to KETK, Angelina County Sheriff's Office Captain Alton Lenderman said Stacy Sturdivant, 46 of Lufkin, barricaded himself inside a residence off FM 842 around 7:30 Monday night. He reportedly fired multiple shots in the air and was yelling at people. The Angelina County Sheriff's Office SWAT along with Department of Public Safety SWAT and a Nacogdoches Police Department armored vehicle all responded to ...

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No Smith County Jury Duty Wednesday

No Smith County Jury Duty Wednesday

TYLER - Smith County jury duty was cancelled on Tuesday. Now, it is also cancelled on Wednesday. If you have a Smith County jury summons for duty on Wednesday, you do not need to report to the courthouse. Smith County Jury Coordinator Lisa Bennett said jury duty has been cancelled for all courts on Wednesday. However, if you have been asked to return for jury duty by a specific court, you must still report.

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Open Meeting Violation Videos Released

Open Meeting Violation Videos Released

TYLER - Documents and video of several questionable Smith County commissioners' court meetings in 2014, have been released. A state district judge has ruled the meetings violated the Texas Open Meetings Act. During the meetings the commissioners discussed adding school zone cameras in the county to catch speeders. Grassroots America filed complaints against former County Judge Joel Baker with the state attorney general's office, which opened a full investigation. Some who have heard the tapes say the problem was ...

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Michael Caster

Game Rooms Busted in Henderson County

ATHENS - Several games rooms in Eastern Henderson County have been closed and several persons have been arrested on drug and weapons charges. Officers swept through game rooms in the Chandler and Coffee City areas. Several were closed for code violations. At one, Michael Caster, 53, of Trinidad (pictured) and Kelly Huddleston, 44, of Orlanda, Florida were arrested for manufacturing and delivering of methamphetamine. Investigators also found concession equipment stolen last week by burglars who hit the Cain Park complex ...

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Lana Canada McAree

Dallas Shooting Victim from East Texas

DALLAS (AP/STAFF) — A woman killed in a Dallas murder/suicide is identified as a Hopkins County resident. Police say Matthew Kempf, 60, of Allen fatally shot his female supervisor, Lana Canada McAree, 48, of Sulphur Springs and then killed himself in an office building. It is located along the Interstate 635 service road near Schroeder Road. According to McAree's Facebook page , she worked as the regional vice president of the midwest for Heart to Heart Hospice. Police have not ...

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