Patrick Mahomes selected as MVP, offensive player of the year

The Professional Football Writers of America have selected Patrick Mahomes, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, as the 2018 NFL Most Valuable Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year.

  ‘To Catch a Predator’ host Chris Hansen arrested, charged with bouncing checks

Hansen was charged this week with issuing a bad check. He was released after signing a promise to appear in court.
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  'I am going to run’: Kirsten Gillibrand latest Democrat in 2020 field

Kirsten Gillibrand has already made plans to campaign in Iowa over the weekend, more than a year before the leadoff caucus state votes.

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3 students taken to hospital after Hudson ISD bus rear-ended, no serious injuries reported

Government shutdown affects the opening of Lufkin brewery

Sheriff: Jasper County boy fired gunshots into ground to protect mother

Sheriff’s office asking for help IDing suspect or suspects in Goodrich bowling alley burglary

  WEBXTRA: Army amps up efforts to recruit Gen Z

U.S. Army recruiters in Lufkin are putting extra effort into recruiting members of Generation Z after the Army missed its 2018 recruit goal by 6,500 soldiers.
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  Trump feels shutdown pressure from economists, Nancy Pelosi

In a call with reporters, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman Kevin Hassett said Tuesday the shutdown is reducing economic growth more than predicted.

Angelina County sheriff: Neighborhood watch member helped deputies locate, arrest burglary suspects

Police: Man breaks into Lufkin church, steals clothes, $100 in change

Lufkin city board approves Frutilandia special use permit

VIDEO: Suspects steal coins, cameras from Lufkin washateria

Nacogdoches police: Man shot in leg; detectives working to ID suspect

School districts, law enforcement investigating after brawl at Woden-Joaquin basketball game

Angelina County Community Supervisions and Corrections Department lay off employees due to budget cuts

Amber Alert discontinued, 12 year old located

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Moon river: Giant ice disk spins in Maine

The ice disk is about 100 yards across and looks a bit like a full moon.

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Patrick Mahomes selected as MVP, offensive player of the year

Frazier retiring from West Rusk football program

It is the end of an era in West Rusk.

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  Sound equipment, instruments stolen from inside Pentecostal church in Lufkin

Stay of execution granted for East Texas man who fatally beat child during ‘exorcism’

WEBXTRA: East Texas food banks respond to food stamp concerns

WEBXTRA: Layoffs at Angelina County community, correction support department

  WEBXTRA: SFA’s Men’s basketball coach speaks on teams recent games

The SFA men’s basketball team is working to snap a two game losing streak this week when they travel to the University of New Orleans.
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  Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

Federal grand jury indicts man accused of robbing Livingston bank

Tyler resident claims $1 million scratch off ticket

Wells construction project raises concerns for local businesses

Silver alert canceled after man found safe