Democrats work on new shutdown compromise, as federal workers protest at Senate building

The offer is a possible path toward a compromise even though it does not have money for his wall.

  Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen delaying testimony to Congress

Sheriff warns drivers to avoid further damaging flooded Nacogdoches Co. road

Sam Rayburn Reservoir adding flood releases through floodgates

APNewsBreak: Pete Buttigieg joins 2020 presidential race

In letter to Pelosi, Trump says he’ll deliver State of Union next week as planned

State fire marshal’s office unable to determine cause of fire which claimed Huntington man’s life

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  Netflix: What’s coming and going in February

Northbound traffic blocked on US 59 in Shelby County as crews upright overturned 18-wheeler

Source: Mueller investigates link between Trump campaign, NRA

Blood test may detect Alzheimer’s disease 16 years in advance

Mother arrested after newborn found dead in trash can at Amazon warehouse

Uber driver says he almost died when a suspected drunken passenger grabbed the wheel

Log Cabin police, EMS respond to stabbing that left victim with multiple wounds

A man was stabbed multiple times in the Log Cabin area of Henderson County Tuesday night, officials confirm.

Tuesday Basketball: Lufkin picks up key win

Interview with JT McManus, Lufkin Head Coach, plus basketball scores for Tuesday night.

  Lufkin Police Department get approval to submit a grant to DETCOG for new SWAT helmets

The Lufkin Police Department will be receiving new gear for their SWAT Terrorism Preparedness Program.

Lufkin man accepts plea deal that killed motorcyclist while driving under the influence in 2018

sse Huerta appeared before judge Paul White in an Angelina County courtroom for a plea hearing.

  ACSO permitted to apply for grant to purchase body cameras

Senate agrees to vote on competing bills to end shutdown

Basketball ‘wizards’ show Lufkin students the ropes before schooling teachers

Lower speed limits approved on certain roads in three East Texas counties

2 people injured when pickup slams into back of 18-wheeler in Polk County wreck

Angelina Co. commissioners approve donation for 'soft interview room’

Lufkin man agrees to plea deal of 14 years for fatal wreck that killed motorcyclist

A 31-year-old Lufkin man who killed a motorcyclist in an early morning wreck in 2018 agreed to a plea bargain deal of 14 years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison.

Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaint

U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people were released Tuesday from police custody after a woman filed a rape complaint against them, the Paris prosecutor’s office said.

Supreme Court to allow Trump administration transgender military ban to go into effect

The court has allowed the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender people.

8-year-old survivor of quadruple homicide thanks deputies who saved her

Deputies say they saved the 8-year-old’s life by shooting her mother’s boyfriend, the alleged suspect, who is accused of killing the four victims and attacking the girl.

Louisville boy, 10, takes his own life; his mother says he was bullied

Tami Charles spoke Monday about her son Seven Bridges, who in his free time used to dress up as a powerful super hero. His mother said his smile hid his sadness.

Lufkin community leaders and members honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

27 years ago, Carolyn Brooks sister Linda Pendlend started the dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March in Lufkin.

Texas Rangers winter caravan to be in Tyler Tuesday

The Texas Rangers winter caravan will be in East Texas on Tuesday, January 22.

Nacogdoches MLK Jr. Day prayers, march, speeches and service day exemplify his teachings

Today, East Texans gathered to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The third Monday in January is designated a federal holiday to mark the birthday of the civil rights leader who was assassinated in 1968. King would have been 90 years old this month.In Nacogdoches today people of all ag

Houston County Sheriff’s Office: 1 person in custody after shooting incident

Deputies with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man for aggravated assault after he allegedly shot a woman Monday morning.

Driver in one-vehicle wreck in Polk County charged with intoxicated assault

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers arrested two men on alcohol-related charges after a one-vehicle wreck that occurred on FM 350 in Polk County late Friday night.

WEBXTRA: City of Lufkin honors Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. with march, program

A march was held by city officials, leaders and community members in Lufkin to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in efforts to keep his dream alive.

SFA students commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with service projects

Stephen F. Austin State University students honored the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by taking part in community service projects all over Nacogdoches Monday.

PHOTOS: East Texans capture rare lunar eclipse

Clear skies presented great viewing opportunities for those wanting to see the rare event and East Texans did not disappoint.

Kamala Harris announces she will run for president

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, is one of several high-profile Democrats reportedly considering running for her party’s nomination in 2020.

MLK holiday offers stage for Democratic hopefuls

In the nation's capital, two possible 2020 contenders, former Vice President Joe Biden and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at a breakfast celebrating King's life that was held by the Rev. Al Sharpton.

Nacogdoches police: Man crashed car into power pole after he fled from traffic stop

Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested a 30-year-old after he allegedly fled from a traffic stop late Sunday night and wrecked his vehicle by crashing into a utility pole on West Austin Street.

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t budge Democrats

With hundreds of thousands of federal workers set to face another federal pay period without paychecks, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to bring Trump's proposal to the floor this week.

Events planned across East Texas for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observance

East Texans will join the rest of the nation in observing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 21.

Monday’s Weather: Partly cloudy and breezy. Afternoon high temperatures in the upper 50s.

Partly cloudy skies today and after a chilly start, it should turn into a nice afternoon

Mother found passed out on top of 1-year-old charged after his death

The 33-year-old mother was charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Suspect accused of killing 4, including baby, shot dead by deputies to save young girl

Deputies say when they arrived on scene, the man was attempting to kill a young girl, so they opened fire, killing him.

At 30-day mark, shutdown impasse remains over border funding

The criticism of his "compromise" from both Republicans and Democrats underscored Trump's boxed in-position as he tries to win at least some Democratic buy-in without alienating his base.

Museum of East Texas display artwork of students for livestock rodeo school art competition

Hundreds of artworks from students from Lufkin and Hudson school districts, focusing on rodeo events and western heritage and culture of Texas are displayed on the walls of the Museum of East Texas.

WEBXTRA: Houston Livestock Rodeo School Art Competition

KTRE news reporter Stefante Randall was in Lufkin Sunday.

Minor earthquake shakes San Augustine County

A minor earthquake took place in San Augustine County early Sunday.

Affidavit: Pregnant woman hits her head on concrete after pastor strangles her at church

A Charleston pastor was arrested after police say he strangled a pregnant woman who then fell and hit her head at a downtown church.

Mother, her boyfriend arrested after toddler dies of ‘brutal blunt force trauma’

The suspects are both being held without bond on various charges related to the boy’s death, sexual abuse and child pornography.

Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ash

Video footage showed flames shooting high into the night sky and screaming people running from the explosion, some burning and waving their arms.

Accused child predator used ‘Fortnite’ to lure teen into sexual relationship, deputies say

Authorities say the suspect and a co-conspirator communicated with as many as 20 victims of child pornography through the popular online game “Fortnite.”

Lufkin High School students build teamwork and robots for upcoming competition

Lufkin High School students begin building their robots for the FIRST robotics competition in March.

Cr. 467 in Etoile closed due to water deterioration

According to a Facebook post from the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office, County Road 467 in the Nacalina Subdivision in Etoile is closed.

UPDATE: SH-147 clear of debris and passable Sunday

According to Tx-DOT, high winds are causing a spillover from high water on the lake.

Lufkin Middle School students learn entrepreneurship, financial readiness skills

Sixth graders at Lufkin Middle School are taking part in a new program.It’s called Generation A, a youth mentor-ship program starting in the 6th grade to 12th grade that teaches leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

Missing man out of Mississippi Co., MO considered endangered, vehicle ID’d in TX

A license plate reader identified his vehicle at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16 in Austin, Texas.

Couple killed in San Augustine County wreck Friday morning

The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a fatal wreck on Friday morning.

Angelina County commissioners say dry weather is needed before some road repairs can begin

Angelina County commissioners say dry weather conditions are needed before they can fully repair roads affected by recent relentless rainfall.

Conceptual drawings of new Carpenter Elementary campus elicits ‘oohs,' ‘ahs’ from NISD educators

Tangible results of last year's passage of an almost $78-million school bond election in the Nacogdoches ISD has finally arrived. Topping the list of several construction and renovation projects is a new Carpenter Elementary school. A video, complete with a musical background, showing conceptual d

WEBXTRA: Central Lady Dogs eye state title as high softball season gets underway

Friday marked the first day of the high school softball season, and the Central Lady Dogs are hoping to go further than they did last year, when they made it to the regional semifinals.

  Lufkin Crime Stoppers: Washateria burglary has been solved; charges are pending

A Lufkin police detective has solved a case in which two men burglarized a Lufkin washateria on Christmas night and stole coins and cameras, according to an update on the Crime Stoppers Facebook page.

Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers asking public’s help in finding wanted fugitive

acogdoches Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help finding a wanted fugitive who was indicted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Jasper PD, Polk County Sheriff’s Office seeking help locating stolen 18-wheeler

The Jasper Police Department and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in finding an 18-wheeler that was stolen Thursday night.

Sony and RCA record labels sever ties with R. Kelly

The record labels have remained silent in light of mounting pressure following a documentary on the singer.

Game warden: Man drowned in Neches River; woman survived by clinging to ATV 2 days

A man drowned in the Neches River, and the woman who had been with him survived because she clung to their overturned amphibious all-terrain vehicle for two days, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Democrats said Russians tried to hack DNC after midterms

According to court documents, the Democratic National Committee said it was the subject of an attempted hack in the days after the 2018 midterm elections, probably by Russian intelligence.

Skier dies after avalanche in NM; 1 in critical condition

A skier has died and another is in critical condition after being buried by an avalanche in New Mexico.

Ellen Trout Zoo offers free admission to furloughed federal workers

The Ellen Trout Zoo is offering free admission to furloughed government employees and their families during the partial government shutdown.

ICE detained Marine with PTSD after incident

A judge ordered him released on his own recognizance, but authorities in Kent County, MI, turned him over to ICE instead. ICE held him for three days.

Disabled woman raped, impregnated in care facility in Florida, lawsuit says

The family says she was in no position to give consent because of her profound intellectual disabilities, a neurological disorder called Rett syndrome and other physical ailments. A multi-agency investigation has been launched into Pensacola Cluster, an intermediate-care facility.

Teen with replica gun shot, killed by police

Authorities say officers in the city of Tempe reported a suspect burglarizing a car Tuesday and that he ran away holding what appeared to be a handgun.

Recall: Chicken nuggets may contain wood pieces

The company became aware of the situation after three consumer complaints were filed. There are no reports of related illnesses from the apparent contamination.

Astronomers say total lunar eclipse should not be missed

Astronomers say that the upcoming lunar eclipse is an extremely rare kind and won't be seen again for a few years.

Court rules Texas can bar Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

A federal appeals court panel has lifted a lower-court ban that prohibited Texas from eliminating Planned Parenthood from the state’s Medicaid program.

Nacogdoches NAACP sets new goals for 2019, asks ‘where are the young people?’

Four black leaders in Nacogdoches who are pastors and retired military say they’re concerned about their chapter of the 109-year-old NAACP.

Lufkin Fire Department receives grant for new equipment

The Lufkin Fire Department is a full-service department that provides fire rescue and medical services to Angelina County.

Texas governor honors 2018 Texas Women’s Hall of Fame inductees

Seven women were recognized Thursday during a luncheon for the 2018 Women’s Hall of Fame honorees.

East Texas educators focusing on several bills in Austin

Legislators are back at the state capitol, and educators are focusing on several bills introduced this session.

GM employees allege nooses, threats, and racist remarks in Ohio plant

One supervisor said ‘there was never a black person lynched who didn’t deserve it’ at a staff meeting, and was never reprimanded.

WEBXTRA: East Texas teachers following several education-related bills during current legislative session

East Texas teachers are paying close attention to several education-related bills that are making their way through the state legislature.