Sheriff confirms death of Carthage ISD student in ATV wreck

Panola County Sheriff Kevin Lake confirms that a young person has died as the result of a wreck.

  Texas Forest Country holds 2019 Economic Development Summit in Lufkin

Narwhal: 10-week-old puppy with tail on its forehead

  Native American group brings show of culture, heritage to SFA campus

TPWD: Invasive giant salvinia found in Houston County Lake

  Lufkin home destroyed in fire

WATCH LIVE: House Intel Committee holds impeachment hearings

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Questions linger after Legionnaires’ disease outbreak

35 years of building: Jimmy Carter’s commitment to Habitat for Humanity

Beer and wine sales starting at SFA basketball games

Trinity County sheriff showcases arrest, drug seizure on social media

  SFA ROTC program one of 16 in nation invited to compete in West Point military competition

  Local, state officials break ground on $200 million Rusk State Hospital upgrade

Impeachment hearings to preempt Jeopardy!

Due to public impeachment hearings, Jeopardy’s Tournament of Champions will be preempted on Wednesday and Friday.

Nacogdoches police: Juvenile suspect tried to rob man at gunpoint, shot at victim

Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department have arrested a juvenile suspect who tried to rob a man at gunpoint in the Eastwood Terrace subdivision Monday afternoon and then shot at the victim as he fled in his vehicle.

  Communities from all over Texas visit Lufkin for Film Friendly Texas Workshop

The workshop is open to East Texas community representatives interested in learning about the Texas film production industry

TRAFFIC ALERT: SH 94 reopened after 18-wheeler crash

TxDOT said drivers should reduce their speed and prepare for delays as the scene clears.

  WATCH: Soap star, SFA lecturer speaks about return to General Hospital, reflects on career

Jasper County Chief Deputy Glenn Blank dies

  Zavalla Elementary School students honor veterans with music, gifts

Livingston woman dies in ATV rollover wreck; 4 others injured

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office investigating after man’s body found on side of road

1 killed, 1 injured while working on disabled vehicle on Polk County highway

  American Legion Post host special celebration for veterans at Pines Theater

“And we just want this to get as far out there as possible because we as a community have a responsibility to take care of our veterans because they sign their name on the line to fight for freedom at any cost."

Thousands gather at Germany’s Brandenburg Gate to celebrate anniversary of Berlin Wall falling

Thirty years ago, East and West Germans danced together on top of the Berlin Wall. Hours earlier, anyone crossing the border would have been shot by GDR state security.

  VIDEO: Network anchor Tom Brokaw shares lessons learned from Berlin Wall

Former network news anchor Tom Brokaw is also in Germany for the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. He was the only American broadcaster on-air when East Germans began to stream across the border. He shares what lessons should be remembered from the Peaceful Revolution.

  Community members receive free heaters from Impact Lufkin

Which is why they presented community members with a safety presentation and free heaters hosted by Impact Lufkin.

Traffic alert: Crash slowing traffic on U.S. 69 North in Angelina County

A traffic crash is slowing traffic on U.S. 69 North in Angelina County at Highway 7.

1 dead after crash involving semi in Angelina County

DPS responded to a fatal two-vehicle crash on Thursday.

  VIDEO: Fmr. Ambassador reflects on George HW Bush’s role in German reunification

Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany Robert M. Kimmitt shares his reflections on the role of President George HW Bush during German reunification.

  Coyotes being sighted more frequently in East Texas city

There's been an increased number of sightings of coyotes in one East Texas city, and increased concern among citizens over their presence.

  High school students, first responders welcome Chapel Hill student home from hospital

Chapel Hill High School students welcome home a recent graduate who spent three months in the hospital recovering from a severe car accident.

Harrison County to unveil stunning military exhibit

The Harrison County Historical Museum is taking East Texas to the front lines of military conflicts through history.

Angelina County authorities nab vehicle burglary suspect who allegedly fled traffic stop

Acting on a tip, investigators with the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office, located a man with outstanding warrants for evading arrest with a vehicle, evading arrest, burglary of a vehicle and theft of a firearm Thursday and arrested him.

Manhunt underway for suspect in Aniah Blanchard case

Police have identified a suspect in the missing person case of Aniah Blanchard and have issued an arrest warrant for kidnapping first degree.

  Crime Stoppers: Lufkin police asking for public’s help solving Darrence Kindle’s murder

On November 3, 2017, an innocent man just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

  East Texas students engage with senatorial, congressional candidates during tour of colleges

The networking opportunity also gave students a chance to engage with candidates.

Man killed in one-vehicle crash in Polk County

A Kingwood man has died following a wreck into a tree early Thursday in Polk County.

East Texas soldier missing in Korean War identified through DNA

The body of an East Texan missing in action and presumed killed in the Korean War nearly 70 years ago has been identified by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.

Lufkin man wanted on sexual assault, burglary warrants arrested in Harris County

Law enforcement officers in Harris County arrested a man with outstanding warrants from Angelina and Polk counties Wednesday night. The warrants were for sexual assault of a child and burglary of a habitation.

  Woman suffrage living history speaker delivers message in Nacogdoches

Carrie Chapman Catt was one of the best-known women in the U.S. in the first half of the 20th century as she led the push to give women the right to vote. A Houstonian portrays her now in a living history presentation.

  Congregation determined to flourish after fire destroys historic Nacogdoches County church

“We said we’re going to keep going on... we’ll make it happen,” one church elder said.

  BET: East Texas needs viable plan for homeless population

Most cities have a plan for just about everything – from financial downturns, power failures, even civil unrest and other emergency services. But many cities don’t have a plan to address the homeless issue.

President Trump to hold rally Nov. 14 in Bossier City

Congressman Mike Johnson confirmed the plans Wednesday

VIDEO: Misconceptions, misinformation have led to ‘romanticization’ of Berlin Wall

Lane Luckie explains misconceptions and common questions about the purpose of the Berlin Wall.

Controlled burn underway in Lufkin area

A controlled burn is underway in Angelina County near the Lufkin area.

  Voters approve $10.5 million bond to help Alto ISD rebuild in wake of tornado

The bond was originally planned closer to Nov. 2022, but the damage done to Alto High School was too much to reconsider.

  Lufkin Detachment Marine Corps League in need of collection box sites for Toys for Tots program

Donation boxes are needed in the county to collect toys before Christmas.

  Victim speaks out about multiple shootings that left one man dead in Nacogdoches County

Developments in Sunday's multiple shooting that killed one man in Nacogdoches County continue to surface. Victor Torres remains in jail under a one-million-dollar bond. One of the victims speaks out.

  WEBXTRA: Lufkin ISD Learning and Innovation night

The district is holding their Learning and Innovation Night at Lufkin High School. They are showcasing the technology they use in their classrooms.

  Texas football player prays with opponent, warms hearts on internet

A picture of Texas football player is warming hearts on the internet after he prayed with his opponent, whose mother was diagnosed with cancer.

  City of Lufkin holds open house to show off new community recreation center

The city gained a basketball court and added a toddler room for activities, a cardio room, a gymnastics room, and more on the second floor.

  Immigration awareness sparked in Nacogdoches as DACA heads to Supreme Court

Beginning Tuesday, the Supreme Court is slated to hear arguments on whether or not DACA was terminated lawfully or not. In Nacogdoches, two separate events will raise awareness on DACA and other immigration issues. 'Dreamers' and an immigration attorney talk about their concerns.

Nacogdoches County sheriff: Murder may have been case of mistaken identity

According to Nacogdoches County Sheriff Jason Bridges, the suspect in Sunday's shooting gave investigators a full confession.

Texas’ constitutional amendment election is Tuesday. Here’s what voters will decide.

Texas voters are about to weigh in on 10 proposed amendments to the state constitution, which deal with everything from retiring law enforcement animals to the state’s tax code. Voters in three state House districts will also participate in special elections to fill empty seats.

Election Day ballots feature 10 constitutional amendments, three vacant Texas House seats

Here's a look at the biggest races around the state.

Center police: Pedestrian dies after car hits her while crossing street

Center police responded to fatal auto-pedestrian crash on Nov. 2.

  East Texas boy gives life after losing his own

8-year-old Reed Anderson donates his organs after being placed on life support following a devastating wreck

  Angelina County election officials excited to see updated voting equipment put to test

Angelina County election officials spent Monday organizing and distributing voting material to judges ahead of Tuesday’s election.

  GM of Nacogdoches business reacts to current drone laws

Hydrex Environmental has been conducting wetland and geological studies for 25 years, but it’s Drone Division came about in only the last five. Like all drone operators, it must follow the rules set by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Missed Opportunity: Federal initiative meant to help poor neighborhoods benefits the rich

Neighborhoods with an average income of about six-figures are labeled “distressed” by the federal government.

  Nacogdoches County sheriff: Suspect in weekend shooting incident charged with murder

A homicide investigation has led to the arrest of a 19-year-old Nacogdoches man.

  1 dead, 3 injured after shooting in Nacogdoches County

One person is dead and three others were sent to the hospital after a shooting in Nacogdoches County.

  Memorial walk through Hospice in the Pines honors patients

In the chilly weather Saturday morning, participants from Lufkin walked in honor of loved ones in hospice care.

Red Zone Week 10 scores

Here is the Week 10 schedule for the high school football teams that are included in East Texas News' Red Zone coverage.

Reports: US launches review of China-owned video app TikTok

Several senators have recently noted concerns about censorship and data collection on TikTok.

Nacogdoches police: Erratic driver causes multiple-vehicle wreck on South St.

Nacogdoches Police are currently investigating a major auto accident involving approximately six vehicles and an oversized 18 wheeler on South Street.

  Salvation Army of Lufkin kicks off annual Food Donation Drive

The Salvation Army of Lufkin kicked off their annual Food Drive at Southland Federal Credit Union on Friday.

City of Lufkin announces new fire chief

Twenty-six year Lufkin Fire veteran Jesse Moody has been chosen as the department’s new fire chief.

UPDATE: US 59 south near SL 224 in Nacogdoches clear and open following crash

TxDOT said a crash has been reported on US 59 south near SL 224 in Nacogdoches.

  Trees planted on north side of Lanana Creek trail for Texas Arbor Day

The Nacogdoches Garden Capital of Texas Committee of Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful partnered with the City of Nacogdoches, Texas A&M Forest Service and the Lanana and Banita Creek Trails Committee to plant trees along the northern section of the Lanana Creek Trail for Texas Arbor Day.

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1B, stepping back into wearables

Fitbit makes a range of devices, from basic trackers that mostly count steps to smartwatches that can display messages and notifications from phones.

Murder indictment handed down in Huntington case

A Huntington man accused of killing a man he suspected to be a pedophile has been indicted.

Angelina County grand jury indicts Whataburger robbery suspect

An Angelina County grand jury has indicted a 41-year-old man who is accused of robbing a Lufkin Whataburger at gunpoint on Aug. 19.

  Apple TV Plus joins streaming wars

The company is reportedly spending $6 billion on content to get you to sign up for the $4.99 a month service.

Cherokee County drug raid results in 1 arrest, seizure of meth, distribution material

Cherokee County law enforcement officers arrested a 47-year-old woman after they executed a search warrant on a home on FM 1248 and found meth and items used to distribute the drug.

  7 Investigates: Nursing home fined for deficiencies creating ‘immediate jeopardy’ for residents

Nelson and her family were at a crossroads this past spring, one that is familiar to many American families: How to care for an elderly, aging parent.

  Central ISD students gear up for state robotics competition

The team qualified from the Boosting Engineering Science and Technology — or BEST — competition two weeks ago.

VIEWER PHOTOS: Halloween in East Texas

Here’s a gallery of the photos we’ve received so far; enjoy!

  Bring in the plants prior to freeze warning

The season's first freeze warning is coming about three weeks earlier than normal. Lots of freshly planted annuals are in the ground. Plant nursery owner Mark Carpenter helps you how to protect your investment.

  New study shows cell phone use among kids has nearly doubled since 2015

Study shows more kids own a smart phone by the age of 11.