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More Details Released in Case Involving Former Cop

LONGVIEW -- A former Longview police officer was in the Gregg County Jail charged with indecency with a child stemming from incidents that allegedly occurred while he was on the force in the 1980s and 1990s as well as in March 2011. According to KETK and the Longview News-Journal, Former Longview police officer Michael Patrick Healy wrote in a private Facebook message that he caused "major harm" to a now-adult man and others after the man confronted Healy with accusations ...

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Boil Water Notice for Southeast Troup

TROUP -- Due to a water main break, the City of Troup has issued a boil water notice for an area of southeast Troup. Officials say it's bounded on the north by W. Duval St., on the east by S. Georgia St., on the west by S. Front St. and south on FM 110 to and including CR 4801. The order comes from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other ...

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Missing Kilgore Woman Sought

KILGORE - The Kilgore Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing woman. They say they have reason to believe that 20 year old Sheryia Grant of Kilgore may be in danger. Grant, who is eight months pregnant, was last seen around 12:00 Sunday morning. She was wearing a black t-shirt, pink undershirt and grey yoga type pants with her hair in a ponytail. She is about 5'5" tall and weighs around 130 pounds. You can ...

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Woman Found Not Guilty in a Marshall Death

MARSHALL - A Houston woman, charged with murder in a fatal Marshall accident, has been found not guilty by reason of insanity. Sharketra Shardae Hildreth, 31, was charged in the auto crash in May of last year that killed Todd Lane Davis, 19, of Waskom. She is said to have run a red light when she hit Davis' car at the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and U.S. Highway 80. Her indictment said she intentionally disregarded a red light, killing ...

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Tyler Burglary Suspect Arrested

TYLER - One person is in custody in connection with a morning burglary in Tyler. Booked into the Smith County Jail was Darien Wilson, 20, of Tyler. Police responded to the $1 Jewelry Galore store on the south southeast loop just before 4:45 Wednesday morning. The glass on the front door had been broken out and the store's safe was missing. The safe and other evidence found found in a nearby dumpster. That led investigators to Wilson.

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Uber Approved in Tyler

TYLER -- The Tyler City Council has approved the operation of Uber in the city, passing the transportation for hire ordinance in a 5-2 vote. According to information from Uber, the company operates in a number of Texas cities, and Tyler is the 14th city in the state to pass a modern ridesharing ordinance. KETK reports services in Tyler will start in about a month. Local transportation companies opposed Uber operations in Tyler, saying the company doesn't perform criminal background ...

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