WATCH: Lufkin firefighters free frightened dog from under truck

Lufkin police officers, firefighters, and an animal control officer joined forces Sunday to rescue a German shepherd that had gotten stuck under his owner’s truck at a home in the 1400 block of Sunrise.

New child payments expected to start this summer, IRS chief says

Democrats view the tax change as an opportunity to address income inequality worsened by the pandemic. According to some estimates, it would reduce the number of children living in poverty in the U.S. by more than half.
  • National

  GRAPHIC: Minnesota officer meant to draw Taser, not handgun, police say

The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun.

TOP STORIES

Who has the Johnson & Johnson vaccine? Data shows 25K given to East Texans

Diboll changes vaccine clinic from J&J to Pfizer

Sen. Ted Cruz leads group to strip Major League Baseball of its decades-old antitrust exemption

State reports over 2,000 COVID-19 cases in Texas public schools for week

  Focus of COVID-19 vaccination efforts shifting from hubs to other providers

No official word on future of East Texas hubs
  • National

  Expert says cop was justified in pinning down George Floyd

Chauvin lawyer Eric Nelson has argued that Floyd died last May because of his illegal drug use and underlying health problems, not because Chauvin pinned him to the pavement with his knee.

  NE Ward Nacogdoches City Council Race Heats Up

  What’s in a Name: Mineola

Lufkin teen identified as victim of early Sunday fatal crash

  2 men arrested in connection with death of missing Nacogdoches man

  2020 tournament cancellations hit trophy businesses hard

Neighborhood still rebuilding almost one year after EF-3 tornado tore through Polk County

Woman dies in 1-vehicle rollover wreck near Lufkin’s Kit McConnico Park entrance

  As Election Day approaches, Lufkin voters have 3 choices for mayor’s position

  • National

  GRAPHIC: Minnesota cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist’s death

Officer Kim Potter and Police Chief Tim Gannon both resigned two days after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center.

SPORTS

  WEBXTRA: Historic win for Central ISD girls track team

SFA Soccer opens conference tournament play on Tuesday

The SFA Lumberjack soccer team is looking to make the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2012.

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19-year-old woman dies in 1-vehicle wreck on FM 83 in Sabine County

Thousands of Texans without power after Friday night’s storms

  Lufkin COVID-19 survivor home after spending 3 months in hospital

  Rep. Travis Clardy on Election Reform proposal of HB 6

Houston County residents release blue balloons in honor of child abuse victims

One of the guest speakers says there has been an increase in child abuse reports this year more than prior years, due to COVID-19 and children being out of school and at home more often.
  • COVID-19

  US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were investigating unusual clots that occurred 6 to 13 days after vaccination.

  Houston County sheriff honors Investigator Christian after his untimely death

Brothers arrested in connection with string of Lufkin vehicle burglaries

Police: Man caught under Lufkin church van stealing catalytic converter

First Alert Weather Day through Friday evening as strong-to-severe thunderstorms set sights on East Texas