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7 from 7: Stories for your Monday

Good afternoon! We hope your new week is off to a great start. 

Here are some stories for you to check out this afternoon:

1.  An East Texas couple posted bail Friday, awaiting indictment for allegedly stealing literally hundreds of pounds of brass from gravesites. The couple confessed to stealing from at least six East Texas cemeteries, and other burglaries, as well, police say.

2. A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law. We'll hear what locals have to say about it tonight on East Texas News.
3.  A Nacogdoches County grand jury has indicted a pair of Nacogdoches teenagers who allegedly killed an 8-year old Australian Cattle Dog in a satanic ritual. According to the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Department, Mark Tyler Ainsworth, 17, of Nacogdoches, and Delaney Walters, 18, of Douglass had been studying satanic rituals.

4. If you're already thinking ahead to fun for the coming weekend, here's an idea: a visit to an East Texas berry farm! Check out these pictures from Edom's Blueberry Hill Farms, complete with cute kid photos from KLTV's Jennifer Hines.

5. Hiway 80 Rescue Mission is Longview is holding a six-week camp for children of low-income families, and they need volunteers. KLTV's Francesca Washington will tell you more tonight on KLTV News at 6.

 6. General Motors' safety crisis worsened on Monday when the automaker added 8.2 million vehicles to its huge list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches. The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total number of recalls this year to over 28 million.

7. Breaking news: A sanitation truck in Longview has been involved in an accident. Two sanitation workers are injured. We are working to gather more details and will bring you the latest on East Texas News at 4, 5 and 6 and on KLTV.com.

Here's the link to the livestream on KLTV.com; join us for the news there at 4, 5 and 6!

We'll see you soon,

Stephanie Frazier
KLTV Digital Content Producer

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