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7 from 7: Cool news from Blue Bell Wednesday

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Good Wednesday afternoon, everyone!

Here are some stories for you to peruse this afternoon:

1. According to reports, Blue Bell could be on its way back to shelves soon. WFAA in Dallas reports that the Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed there are no restrictions on sales of the ice cream after the return of no positive listeria tests.

2.  Officers seized about 100 marijuana plants Tuesday in an effort involving multiple organizations. The estimated street value is $120,000. Two people were arrested in connection with the incident. Tommie Bryce, 35, of Timpson, and David Williams, 38, of Carthage were arrested. Both were charged with possession of marijuana.

3. According to Nashville police, an active shooter is now dead at a movie theater in that city. It is unknown if there are other victims at this time.

4. Longview Police Department is hoping to put residents at ease after rumors of an attempted kidnapping in the city. The department says a resident initially reported that a "strange man" was running across her yard. When officers responded, they could not find the person. The department also says there was not a kidnapping attempt.

5. The Gladewater Police Department needs your help finding a hit-and-run driver. According to police, on July 31, a dark, possibly gray or black, full-size truck fled the scene of a crash on Shell Camp Road around 4:30 p.m.

6. A Gregg County Justice of the Peace has released the name of the child killed in an accidental shooting in Longview on Monday. According to Judge B.H. Jameson, the toddler has been identified as 2-year-old Ariyana Gonzales. She was found in an apartment and pronounced dead around 2 p.m. Monday.

7. A reminder for you: Please take every precaution to stay safe in our hot, dry weather. Stay hydrated with plenty of cool water, and make sure children, elderly folks, and pets do the same. Stay indoors during the heat of the day if possible. And make sure to join us for the latest forecast from Chief Meteorologist Mark Scirto tonight at 4, 5 and 6, as he tells you if there will be any change in this weather in store for us.

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We'll see you soon!

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