Longview shelters at capacity before winter

The cold weather hasn’t even set in yet, and one East Texas rescue mission is already full with more coming in every day.
  Few vendors brave weather for highway 80 garage sale
Tyler Police investigating aggravated robbery, searching for two suspects
Traffic Alert: Crews responding to two vehicle wreck on U.S. 69 South
Crews responding to rollover accident in Rusk County
TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck slowing traffic on South Broadway
TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews responding to wreck in Smith County

TODAY'S HEADLINES

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews responding to wreck in Smith County
According to DPS, the wreck is near the intersection of Highway 64 west and Toll 49.
Longview shelter rescues injured bald eagle
An effort is being made in one East Texas city to help an injured bald eagle heal, and return to the wild. The American bald eagle was found along a roadside in Shelby county two days ago, and was brought to Longview to be examined.
81st annual East Texas Yamboree underway in Gilmer
The 81st annual East Texas Yamboree is happening this weekend in Gilmer.The popular festival started back in the 1930′s when the sweet potato was a major crash crop for Upshur County, but a bug infestation led to a quarantine. Once the quarantine was lifted, the Yamboree Festival was born.

Ted Cruz to hold rally in Longview

According to the City of Longview’s website, the rally will be held on Thursday, October 25, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Longview Exhibition Building located at 1123 Jaycee Drive.

  Marshall police identify suspect who allegedly lead officers on pursuit

One person is in custody following a pursuit Thursday in Marshall.
Power outages in Carthage affecting at least 1,000 customers
Steele Holdings completes acquisition of Joaquin Bankshares
Gregg County jury duty canceled for Oct. 22

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  Teacher on leave after allegedly duct taping CO student to chair

Police have opened a criminal investigation into the incident, but no charges have been filed.

  Powerball jackpot hits $620 million after no winner Saturday

It's still not as high as the Mega Millions jackpot, but the Powerball grand prize climbed to $620 million after no one won the Saturday drawing.

SPORTS

Lovelady, Grapeland ready for big 2A showdown

Pack not letting foot off the gas

The Lufkin Panthers have no plans to let their foot off the gas with the playoffs quickly approaching.