NASA celebration of legacy moon landing includes speakers, concerts

Kilgore College, UT Tyler enter agreement on nursing degrees

  Unique 12 x 12 art show to raise scholarship money for SFA art students

  Video of confession played during 4th day of suppression hearing

Older generation excited to share memories of moon landing with youth

Sheriff’s office: Polk County teen dies in accidental shooting

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NFL won’t suspend Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill in case involving son

Former KLTV news anchor writes song to commemorate first moon landing

Lufkin police urge caution after card skimmers found at convenience stores

  Conservationist explains importance of legislation to protect endangered wildlife in Texas

  Darmy’s Place of Recovery to offer addiction rehab, soft skills for post-recovery transition

Aunt of Dallas boy found dead in landfill arrested for child endangerment

  Nacogdoches County ADA weighs in on legalized hemp’s impact on marijuana cases

Texas HB 1325 changed some of the processes in the investigation and prosecution of marijuana cases.

  Third day of testimony wraps up in hearing for Angelina County capital murder case

The hearing is expected to wrap up Friday.

  Atkinson Candy changes Chick-o-Stick recipe; switches to all-natural ingredients

The crunchy candy will now be made with simple ingredients and without artificial colors or flavors.

Center police searching for suspect who robbed Dollar General at gunpoint

Center police are searching for a suspect who robbed a Dollar General at gunpoint.

  Toys R Us plans a small comeback with 2 stores this year

Plan out your child’s vaccinations before school starts

E. Texas child abuse survivor to represent Texas at Miss. America’s Outstanding Teen

  Lufkin City Council approves Citizens Chamber of Commerce’s first step toward new facility

Lufkin man who stalked, sexually assaulted woman agrees to 12 years in prison

  CASA Deep East Texas: Spike in foster care cases connected with rise in drug abuse

  Traffic alert: FM 844 closed at U.S. Highway 69 South

Motorists traveling FM 844 should prepare to take alternate routes.

  Nacogdoches County commissioners take next step towards securing Lake Naconiche water rights

A presentation concerned water conservation, drought contingency, and water emergencies.

  Hearing continues over confession in Angelina County capital murder case

A former Angelina County Sheriff’s Office detective testified in the second day of a suppression hearing involving Bobby Woods Jr.

  City hopes ‘Baby Shark’ song will drive homeless away

Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played throughout the night will keep homeless people from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned rental banquet facility

  City officials explain zoning request process for property owners

Assistant City Manager Jason Arnold explained how the process works.

  Local and state law agencies participate in coordinated crime conference at Angelina College

Captain Alton Linderman with the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office was one of several law agencies to attend the coordinated crime conference hosted by the Angelina College Police Academy.

UPDATE: Missing 15-year-old Texas girl found safe

Missing 15-year-old girl could in truck with unknown man could be headed to East Texas, police say.

  Polk County jury finds man guilty of kicking Onalaska officer in groin

A Polk County jury found a man guilty of assault of a public servant Tuesday in connection with a July 2016 incident in which the man kicked an Onalaska police officer in the groin during a welfare check.

  Mail thefts reported in Angelina County, suspects identified

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Office is warning homeowners about thieves stealing mail right out of the mailbox.

  New location for Community Action Program offers more efficient help for East Texans in need

the new facility will provide the staff with an opportunity to help more people, officials said.

Hummus sold at Buccee’s part of recall triggered by possible listeria contamination

A voluntary recall of certain hummus products made between May 30 and June 25 has been issued.

  City council approves zone change for property of former Lufkin Country Club

City leaders said the revitalization fits in with the overall comprehensive plan.

  First responders in Nacogdoches connect with kids during Touch-a-Truck event

Kids got to meet and learn more about important jobs in their community.

  Hearing over confession in capital murder case begins in Angelina County

Bobby Woods, Jr. is accused of capital murder in the August 2015 drowning death of 3-year-old Mason Cuttler.

Tyler County DA: Man found with 14 grams of meth in vehicle gets 17 years

A Tyler County jury sentenced a man to 17 years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison for possession of a controlled substance in connection with a November 2018 traffic stop in which 14 grams of meth was found in his vehicle.

  Ellen Trout Zoo seeking approval from city council to receive anti-venom to treat snake bites

But first they will need approval from the city before they can receive it.

Police: Flushing drugs could create ‘meth-gators’ in north Alabama

A drug bust announcement out of Lawrence County, Tennessee came with an atypical warning about the dangers of trying to flush away drug evidence.

Livingston police searching for suspect in forgery case

According to a Facebook post from the department, the crime occurred on July 13. The suspect is a white male approximately 40-50 years of age, freckles, wearing blue jeans, dark colored shirt and orange cap, the department said.

  Amazon Prime Days: Tips to prevent package thefts

Lt. Josh Tubb with the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office said Monday there are ways to reduce your risk of falling victim to what’s commonly referred to as porch pirates.

  Former Zavalla coach withdraws guilty plea

It was drama inside and Angelina County court room Monday afternoon when Richard Cratty withdrew a plea deal.

Whitehouse native Pat Mahomes tops ratings of all NFL QBs in Madden NFL 20

It took Mahomes one full NFL season to earn a rating higher than even Tom Brady.

DPS: Man ejected from dump truck in 1-vehicle Shelby County rollover crash

A medical helicopter transported a man to a Shreveport hospital after he was ejected from a dump truck that rolled over in Shelby County Friday morning.According to a press release, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to and investigated a one-vehicle rollover wreck that occurred o

  Veteran outreach program tackles tough topics during community meeting in Lufkin

The meeting is free, and veterans are urged to attend, either to receive or offer support.

  WWII veteran sings to sister for her 93rd birthday

Peggy Reeves’ brother is a World War II veteran who took part in the D-Day invasion.

One person dies in fiery 2-vehicle wreck on SH 87 in Newton County

A fiery two-vehicle wreck that occurred on State Highway 87 in Newton County Saturday morning claimed the life of one of the drivers involved in the crash.

  Untested Waters: Feds take small steps toward inspecting more seafood

The FDA has a new strategy for imported food safety, and Congress has increased seafood inspection funds. But the U.S. still lags behind some other countries when it comes to inspections and regulations.

Possible phone service outage affecting landlines in Houston County

The Houston County Sheriff's Office says residents attempting to call 911 via landline may have difficulties.

  Suppression hearing starts over confession in toddler’s drowning

A four-day hearing started Monday morning before Judge Paul White to determine if Bobby Woods’ confession is admissible in court.

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans

According to a new rule published in the Federal Register, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border. The rule, expected to go into effect on Tuesday, also applies to children who have crossed the border alone.

  Caddo Mounds Tribal members return to Alto for the first time to participate in workshops and discuss ways to move forward

Three months ago, Caddo Nation tribal member Alaina Tahlate was dancing inside of the museum at Caddo Mounds when the devastating tornado hit.

Texas soldier killed in Afghanistan

The U.S. Department of Defense announced that a soldier from Texas died in Afghanistan.

  Family in Hudson trying to restore resting place of their relatives

Family members in Hudson say the plan to be new managing team for Freeman cemetary.

  Friends encourage recovering Nacogdoches man with weekly tradition

Friends of Courtney Allen say they want to share the encouragement he gives to everyone else.

  Ellen Trout Zoo hosts kids for educational safari programs

Kids At Ellen Trout Zoo are learning all about animals this summer.

  Owners of pasture said Black Hawk couldn’t have landed in a better location

The pilot said the chopper experienced transmission problems.

Rock ‘n’ roll: Heavy metal fans help man in wheelchair crowd surf

Metal fans at Spain’s Resurrection Fest showed their compassion and inclusive-partying spirit last weekend, hoisting a man in a wheelchair into the air so he could crowd surf.

Almost 500,000 people joined a Facebook event to storm Area 51 - and the media are covering it like it’s real

The event on Facebook encourages people to storm Area 51 to learn the truth if there are aliens there because "they can't stop us all."

TxDOT: 18-wheeler rollover on SH 204 in Nacogdoches County causing traffic delays

An 18-wheeler has rolled over on State Highway 204 in Nacogdoches County.

Jasper police: A suspect has been IDed in incident where vehicle crashed into apartment

A detective with the Jasper Police Department has identified a suspect in an incident in which the driver of a vehicle crashed into a building in the Sweetbriar Hill Apartments complex on Martin Luther King Boulevard and then fled the scene.

TxDOT preps for possible flooding from Tropical Storm Barry

Texas Department of Transportation workers are preparing for possible weather issues related to Tropical Storm Barry.

  Polk County SPCA says Livingston office vandalized

A Polk County animal center was vandalized overnight.

  Officers hike state’s tallest peak to salute Nacogdoches deputy who died in crash

Each year a climb is held on the highest peak in Texas to honor fallen officers.

  Better East Texas: Evolving technology contributes to public safety

Technology has always developed at light speed, and when you blend current technology with law enforcement, the result is usually impactful.

  DETCOG receives regional award for their Rural Transportation Voucher Program

A congrats is in order this year, the Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District was recognized by the National Association of Development Organizations for their Rural Transit Program.The program provided residents over the age of 60 and those with low to moderate inc

Dallas police locate possible remains of 18-month-old, 1 person arrested

He was discovered missing when his family awoke Wednesday morning.

Eight felony arrests plus more pending for Nacogdoches drug investigation

8 felony drug arrest in Nacogdoches

  Business leaders in Lufkin explain why Texas leads nation in new business creation

Texas ranks as the best state to start a new business, according to WalletHub.

Wednesday night fire burns home in Angelina County

The fire happened in the 200 block of Double Tree in Angelina County.

WATCH LIVE: Sen. Ted Cruz delivers remarks on Senate floor about border crisis

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz will be delivering remarks on the Senate floor on Thursday afternoon regarding the border crisis.

Crockett police: 16-year-old runaway has been found

A 16-year-old girl who ran away from home on Monday has been found, according to a post on the Crockett Police Department Facebook page.

Power outages still reported following Wednesday night’s storms

Thousands of East Texans are still without power after storms rolled through the area on Wednesday night.

  New facility relocating DETCOG from Jasper to Lufkin set for year-end opening

The facility has been a two-year project for DETCOG, which could be move-in ready by Jan. 2020.

Food stamp enrollment participation declining

Fewer people are depending on a government program that provides food to hundreds of East Texas families.“We have lower participation than we have historically,” explains Tim Butler, Program Services Director, East Texas Food Bank.

  Rise in baby boomers choosing cosmetic surgery

A growing number of baby boomers are hoping to diminish signs of aging. GMET’s Brennon Gurley spoke to one East Texan who sought cosmetic enhancements after a life changing diagnosis.

Sheriff’s Deputies searching for suspect who broke into and stole first responders truck

On Saturday, Nacogdoches Volunteer Fire crews were assisting with a medical call off County Road 521.

  Nacogdoches Sheriff’s Office investigating incident shooting incident at Hill’s Drive-Thru

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers quickly responded and deescalated the situation before anyone was hurt.

  Angelina College Police Academy to host Coordinated Crime Conference

Angelina College Police Academy to host Coordinated Crime Conference

  Labor Sec. Acosta refuses to resign, defends handling of Epstein case

Trying to tamp down calls for his resignation, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday defended his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein.