SCORES: San Augustine season ends, Lobos advance to state title game

San Augustine’s spectacular season ended with a loss to Mason and the Longview Lobos defeated Amarillo Tascosa to advance to a state title game. Here are all the scores from East Texas games this week.

  Smith County Sheriff’s Office investigating homicide Saturday

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash backing up traffic on Broadway

Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

Signing Santa takes kids' wish lists at Longview elementary school

San Augustine falls to Mason Punchers, dashing hopes for state championship

Apple Watch ECG could alert you to heart issue

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  Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

Three long time public servants retire from Gregg County service

East Texas woman decorates with 30 Christmas trees

Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

Gladewater man indicted on aggravated assault, arson charges

Gregg County grand jury indicts man, woman on child sex assault charges

‘At it again': Tenaha police, subject of viral post, make statement on felony arrests

Tenaha Police Department is at it again. This time they’re addressing a social media frenzy centering around the department.

Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder was often tainted with asbestos for years, report says

A Reuters investigation found that for decades, Johnson & Johnson sought to hide the fact that in many cases cancer-causing asbestos contaminated the talc that was used to produce its talcum powder products.

  Athens ISD to institute 4-day school week

Athens Independent School District trustees have voted to institute a four-day school week next year.

Longview’s Carmike Cinemas seeking zone change to sell alcohol

Carmike Cinemas in Longview is seeking a zone change to sell alcohol.

  Eastbound traffic diverted on Loop 323 before Kinsey Dr as Tyler crews respond to wreck

Sorry, Lululemon is not recruiting brand ambassadors through Instagram

WEBXTRA: Judge David Brabham retiring as 188th District Judge

WEBXTRA: Only school with optional Friday’s weighs in on Athens ISD proposal

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck blocking eastbound lanes on Hawkins Parkway in Longview

Study: Aggressive driving spikes during holidays

‘Let this Lamborghini light your fire,’ pastor says while giving wife $200k luxury SUV - he’s now defending the purchase

The South Carolina pastor said no money was taken from the church to purchase the luxury sports car.

WEBXTRA: Learning how the new Apple Watch’s ECG tech works

The Apple Watch Series 4 has it’s very own ECG technology.

Henderson man accused of sex trafficking 2 women

Deputies with the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Henderson man accused of holding two women against their will and making money off them by selling sex services.

WEBXTRA: Hallsville 30 Christmas trees

Paula reeves began years ago to decorate trees for her family at her Hallsville home. Since then she began decorating trees for friends and those who couldn’t do it themselves.

Facebook bug gave third parties access to photos for 6.8 million accounts

A glitch caused third parties to be able to access more photos than they should’ve between Sept. 13 to Sept. 25, but the company has fixed the issue.

City of Longview renews recycling contract, now must pay company to take materials

The Longview city council has voted for a new contract with a local recycling company which would require the city to pay $20 per ton for the company to take materials.

  Armored truck deposits cash on highway in NJ

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Rich family offering a photographer $100k to travel the world and take photos of them

You get sick pay and 30 days of vacation time, but you have to be ready to go at a moment's notice.

Longview man pleads guilty in connection with intoxicated-driving death

A Longview man has pleaded guilty to driving intoxicated and killing a Diana man in July.

Friday is National Free Shipping Day

The website FreeShippingDay.com has a comprehensive list of stores with online deals. Deals also include guaranteed delivery by Christmas Day, in many cases.

City council approves construction to expand splash pad in Longview

December may be a little early to start talking about splash pads, but the hottest spot in the city of Longview every summer will soon get some fun new upgrades.

DPS: Driver pronounced dead after vehicle crashes into trailer home in Harrison County

One person was killed in a Harrison County crash Thursday night after their vehicle crashed into a trailer home.

Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

Michael Cohen — who for more than a decade was a key power player in the Trump Organization and a fixture in Trump's political life — said he "gave loyalty to someone who, truthfully, does not deserve loyalty." Cohen spoke in an interview with ABC that aired Friday on "Good Morning America."

Toyota recalls address possible restraint, braking issues

Thursday, the auto maker recalled nearly 90,000 Land Cruisers and Lexus LX-570 vehicles from the past decade over a safety issue that involves the front passenger seat belt.

Friday’s weather: Rain and windy with highs in the upper 40s

Rain is going to stick around in the forecast today as an upper level low will continue to wrap moisture around the back side of the cold front that passed through last night.

Woman seriously injured in bear attack in PA

Melinda Lebarron was outside of her home with her dog when she was attacked by a bear Wednesday evening.

Mueller rejects Flynn’s argument that FBI interview was deceptive

Mueller’s office submitted a response on Friday to Flynn’s sentencing memo, which itself was submitted earlier this week.

Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

Although the resolutions are largely symbolic — because it's unclear if they will be considered by the House — passage Thursday showed senators seeking to assert oversight of Trump administration foreign policy and the relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Nonprofit holds holiday celebration for foster children and adoptive families

Nonprofit holds holiday celebration for foster children and adoptive families

Missing 85-year-old man located deceased several miles from home

A Silver Alert has been discontinued for an elderly man who has been missing for five days.

Low Gas Prices

Gas prices in East Texas are lower than last year and even lower than last week.

Tyler police respond to several wrecks in same area of Broadway Thursday night

Emergency crews are responding to the scene of a multi-vehicle wreck.

  New Hawkins police chief ready to take office

One East Texas city is celebrating the arrival of a new police chief.

  Hearing being held to decide terms of former constable’s suspension

A hearing will soon take place to decide the length of suspension for licenses held by a former Smith County constable. A spokeswoman for the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement says Henry Jackson disagreed with their decision on the length of time his peace officer licenses should be suspended.

East Texas school district selling history to make way for bright future

An east Texas school district is having a giant yard sale; selling history to make way for a bright future.

Plans for True Vine expansion moving forward

Plans for the expansion of a Tyler brewery are moving forward.

Celebrate the holidays with 12 Days of East Texas Kitchen

We’re celebrating the holidays with a countdown to Christmas featuring 12 days worth of ideas to make your holiday meals memorable.

Traffic alert: Tyler police responding to crash on Old Jacksonville, Grande

About 6 p.m., officers were called to the intersection of Old Jacksonville Highway and Grande Boulevard in response to a crash, according to online police records.

Ken Starr visits Tyler, offers perspective on Mueller investigation

Former independent counsel Ken Starr is no stranger to White House investigations. The Clinton-era special prosecutor was the guest speaker at Rotary Club in Tyler on Thursday.

Longview man sentenced to 55 years in prison for 2016 home-invasion robbery

A Gregg County district judge sentenced a Longview man to 55 years in prison for his part in a home invasion and robbery that occurred in September of 2016.

Tyler fire on scene of reported structure fire, seems to be contained

Crews are responding to a structure fire call in Tyler.

Kilgore auto dealership hit with hoax bomb threat demanding $20K in bitcoin

A Kilgore auto dealership got hit with a hoax bomb threat that demanded a payment of $20,000 in bitcoin late Thursday morning.

VIDEO: Kilgore police searching for suspect who broke into fried chicken restaurant

Kilgore police are searching for a suspect who broke into a chicken restaurant.

1 person dies in Bullard auto-pedestrian crash

A pedestrian was killed after they were struck by a vehicle Thursday morning in Bullard.

Athens ISD board set to vote on implementing 4-day instructional week

On Friday, the Athens ISD School Board will vote on whether the district will institute a four-day instructional week next year.

WebXtra: Gregg County Clerk’s Office shows off ‘killer’ holiday decorations

The Gregg County Clerk's Office is investigating a festive 'whodunit', featuring a crime scene, a blow dryer, and everyone's favorite snowman.

Henderson woman indicted for allegedly posing as nurse, treating patients

Stephanie Garcia, 30, of Henderson, was indicted on Nov. 29 in a Harrison County courtroom for two counts of nursing regulations and fraudulent use/possession of identifying information.

Bomb threats sent to businesses, universities and media nationwide

Threats are being sent in to create mass disruption.

  WEBXTRA: Winona ISD hosts yard sale

The Winona Independent School District is selling school equipment from the first year they opened their doors in the early ’80s

Tyler police: Traffic lights out at Donnybrook, Loop 323 following crash

Tyler police say traffic lights are out at a busy intersection following a wreck.

TxDOT crews working hazmat spill in Gladewater

Hazmat crews are responding to a wreck in Gladewater.

As protectors abandon Trump, investigation draws closer

Though Cohen broke down during his sentencing hearing Wednesday, Trump remained uncharacteristically quiet, his Twitter feed still while he ignored shouted questions about his former attorney at a White House event. But Trump has been far from silent during the monthslong Cohen saga.

Web Xtra: Ken Starr discusses Mueller investigation at Tyler Rotary Club meeting

Former independent counsel Ken Starr spoke to the Tyler Rotary Club Thursday.

VIDEO: Meet the new Hawkins police chief

Hawkins is welcoming a new police chief to the force and he’s already become kind of a celebrity.

Web Xtra: Gregg County judge treats employees to Christmas lunch

Every year, Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt treats his employees to a Christmas lunch.

WEBEXTRA: East Texans react to dropping gas prices

Gas prices are under $1.90

Web Xtra: Time is running out for Angel Tree donations

Today is the last day for Angel Tree donations.

First Alert Weather Day for Thursday Afternoon/Evening

The northern half of East Texas is included in a SLIGHT (15%) risk of severe weather developing this afternoon/evening. The rest of East Texas is included in a MARGINAL (5%) risk for severe weather.

Boy Scouts of America considers filing for bankruptcy, report says

The organization is one of the largest youth groups in the country.

Trial pushed back for man charged in connection with Tyler woman’s murder

A judge has issued a continuance in the trial of a Bullard man who is charged alongside his son in connection with a Tyler woman’s murder.

City of Troup rescinds boil water notice

The City of Troup has rescinded a boil water notice.

Firefighters extinguish flames inside Longview home damaged by fire

Firefighters in Longview are at the scene of a reported structure fire.

Son has nowhere to hide when Mom embarrasses him on camera at basketball game

Mandy Remmell went for it when the 'fan cam' pointed at her during a Kelly Clarkson song. Her son may never forgive her.

Whitehouse woman gets 30 months for embezzling from Tyler car dealership

A federal judge has sentenced a Whitehouse woman to 30 months in prison for stealing from a Tyler car dealership over a period of nearly 12 years.

Marshall man arrested, charged with indecency with child

Marshall police have arrested a man accused of indecency with a child.

Bones found in family home ID’d as father missing for decades

One night back in 1961, Mike Carroll's father, George, disappeared. The explanations for his father's disappearance never sat well with the son.

Thursday’s weather: Showers and thundershowers, highs in upper 50s lower 60s

Showers and thundershowers are moving through the area this morning. Winds are breezy at around 5-15 mph from the south and temps are mild in the upper 50s and lower 60s.

Trump’s 10 terrorists: The evolution of a statistic

These 10 do not exist, except as a federal statistic that Trump and his vice president put through a rhetorical grinder in service of describing emigrants from Mexico as a menace.