Firefighters knock down blaze at machine shop

Several fire departments responded to a fire in a shop Friday afternoon.

Shooter apprehended after wounding multiple people at suburban Chicago business, at least 1 dead

An gunman has been taken into custody after opening fire at a business in Aurora, IL, southwest of Chicago.
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Guy goes out alone for Valentine’s Day, convinces onlookers he’s been stood up, gets dinner paid for by sympathetic couple

A man posted on Twitter about his plan to see if could get a free dinner if he he looked depressing enough alone at an Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day.

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  Kilgore KFC murderer eligible for parole

Texas homeowner finds otter taking dip in pool

Gilmer man, Louisiana woman accused in steroids scheme

Virtual reality transforms an East Texas’ classroom experience

  Fire Marshals report fire connection thefts

If people have tampered with the system, it costs valuable time and time that might not be well utilized by us trying to operate a system that may be inoperable,” says Longview Fire Chief J.P. Steelman.
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  NFL, Colin Kaepernick settle collusion lawsuit

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their grievances of collusion against the NFL, said a league representative Friday to the Associated Press.

  ‘Funlovers Dance’ for East Texans with special needs celebrates Valentine’s Day

JHS teacher charged with improper relationship with male student

Surprise for Savannah: Law enforcement says thank you to teen who launched nationwide ‘blue appreciation’ campaign

Tyler Junior College looks into dropping the ‘Junior’

Hallsville police: 3 juveniles charged in home-invasion robbery

Grand Avenue fire victims identified by Tyler Fire Marshal

Longview Fire Department: Street re-opened, evacuation lifted after possible gas leak

Cherokee County deputy arrested for indecency with child, Texas Rangers investigating

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  Trump declares national emergency to fund border wall

Trump said he will use executive powers to bypass Congress, which approved far less money for his proposed wall than he had sought. He plans to siphon billions of dollars from federal military construction and counterdrug efforts for the wall.

SPORTS

Astros ready to go

Crusaders get a new coach, again

Area-round match-ups set for girls’ basketball playoffs

Houtson Texans release WR Demaryius Thomas

The Texans will be looking for youth to help Deandre Hopkins moving forward after they released veteran Demaryius Thomas.

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  Tyler teen known for nationwide law enforcement appreciation campaign surprised by ‘blue family’

Crews responding to house fire in Rusk County

East Texas fire departments report fire device thefts

Longview’s Little Big Techs event to feature activities, demonstrations

Tyler resident wins $1 million with scratch-off ticket

A Tyler resident won $ 1 million with a scratch-off ticket.
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  Man who killed mountain lion with bare hands explains how he won ‘wrestling match’

Travis Kauffman, 31, admitted, “There was a point where I was concerned I wasn’t going to make it out.”

Kilgore man sentenced to 55 years for burglary of habitation, intent to commit assault

Jefferson ISD teacher arrested, district investigating inappropriate student-teacher relationship

DPS: 1 dead in Panola County crash

’Paws to Read’ program a success at the Longview Library