Hello there! We hope you're having a wonderful Thursday.
Here are some stories for you to check out this afternoon:
1. An appeals court in Florence has upheld the guilty verdict against U.S. student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend for the 2007 murder of her British roommate. Knox was sentenced to 28 1/2 years in prison, raising the specter of a long legal battle over her extradition. After nearly 12 hours of deliberations Thursday, the court reinstated the guilty verdict first handed down against Knox and Raffaele Sollecito in 2009. The verdict had been overturned in 2011.
4. A serious mistake on an East Texas construction project means several more months of traffic delays. Construction on The Loop project in Mount Pleasant started in 2012.
The first segment is finished. Segments two and three are well on their way to being complete, but a recent discovery shows someone miscalculated the height requirement on one of the project's overpasses.
5. The iconic image of the Budweiser Clydesdales have pulled on many Super Bowl viewers' heart stings for years, and now the company has added another animal to the mix. Check it out here.
6. We are working on getting more information for you about arrests and indictment of multiple individuals involved in an immigration employment conspiracy. People in Mineola and Nacogdoches have been arrested. Stay with us for a report on East Texas News at 5.
7. We have a special report for you tonight at 10: You've probably noticed that electronic cigarettes and personalvaporizers are gaining popularity in East Texas. Vapor shops and lounges arepopping up in cities all across our area and it's no coincidence the number ofpeople smoking traditional cigarettes is decreasing. Melanie Torre brings youher research on the topic this evening on KLTV7 News at 10.
Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
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