Demolition began this week at Robert E. Lee High School. Everything is being torn down except the varsity gym and fine arts building. The varsity gym is getting a new lobby, restrooms, and concessions. The Fine Arts building is getting a new lobby, restrooms, and ticket booth. Both buildings will have new parking areas.
The police officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday and charged with murder in a case that sparked protests across the United States and violence in Minneapolis.
Lisa Alexander said she is frustrated and afraid for her son because of the way she “sees America going.”
A Longview man who police say led officers on a chase after an attempted Smith County traffic stop a week ago was arrested Friday and booked into the Gregg County Jail on $1.1 million in bonds.
The Longview Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors has approved selling the 6.62 acre site of the former Holiday Inn at Estes Parkway and Interstate 20.
Gregg County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 41-year-old man Wednesday afternoon and charged him with punching, kicking and stomping on two sons after he accused them of eating extra food, according to a report.
Local pastors plan a rally today focusing on peace and injustice after the Minneapolis death of George Floyd and a viral video depicting the handcuffed black man, face down on the ground, telling a white police officer who was kneeling on his neck that he couldn't breathe.
Two of the three callers during a 15-minute public hearing this week on the Dallas-Fort Worth regional water plan opposed construction of the proposed $4.4 billion Marvin Nichols Reservoir in Northeast Texas.
On a day when most of the Northeast Texas region saw COVID-19 tallies merely inch up, if at all, Titus and Camp counties both surged upward with their numbers Thursday.
Jann Ray Colina didn’t know how to speak his classmates’ language when he immigrated to the United States from the Philippines in 2015.
The American Civil Liberties Union has withdrawn its lawsuit against seven cities in Texas that had enacted ordinances outlawing abortion within city limits. The cities each also have proclaimed itself a “Sanctuary City for the Unborn,” joining a movement spreading across the state.
AUSTIN — Texas will soon allow outdoor pro sports events to have spectators, but the numbers will be strictly limited, under a new order Thursday from Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
With their 65th anniversary approaching Don and Mildred Nesbett of Elderville considered taking a cruise, but their plans, like those of countless others, had to be reworked when the COVID-19 pandemic brought the nation to a standstill.
An East Texas police chief has condemned what he calls the “criminal” actions of a Minnesota officer in the death of a handcuffed man. Kilgore Chief Todd Hunter also appealed to residents not to condemn law enforcement as a whole.