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Wednesday Wind-down: Police seek driver in fatal hit and run

The driver of this car was airlifted to an area hospital. Details @ 6 The driver of this car was airlifted to an area hospital. Details @ 6
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Waters continue to rise in the Midwest. More at 5. Waters continue to rise in the Midwest. More at 5.
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Good Afternoon East Texas!

The White House has been mulling over whether to release the photos of bin Laden for days. Today, President Barack Obama decided not to release the photos. Taylor Hemness has the President's reasoning at 5.

Subways, bridges, and tunnels across the country are guarded by heavily-armed by Police on high alert. And, a world-wide terror alert from the State Department warns overseas travelers about an enhanced potential for anti-American violence. There are no specific, credible threats but, some officials say the fear of retaliatory strikes for the killing of Osama bin Laden is real.

State Troopers in Gregg County need your help to find a hit and run driver who killed a woman early Sunday morning. Bob Hallmark has been following the story since Sunday. He'll have the scoop at 5.

Governor Rick Perry says The White House has declined his request for a federal major disaster declaration for the parts of the state affected by wildfires. We'll have Senator John Cornyn's response.

Plus, Taylor Hemness chatted up the Senator this afternoon. Catch the interview at 6, and watch the RAW footage on KLTV.com.

Despite blowing up a levee in Missouri to bring down the flood waters, towns along the Mississippi are sandbagging furiously as water levels rise. Will the flooding concerns soon pass for Midwest residents? Find out at 5.

A famous East Texas native is in town to celebrate his birthday. But his birthday won't be the only thing celebrated tonight in Grand Saline. Layron Livingston is LIVE at 5 and 6.

Then, Jena Johnson speaks to authorities about a man they say blames a famous racing movie for his reckless late night antics.

Have a great night!

Elizabeth Thomas
Director of New Media Content

 

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