GREGG COUNTY, Texas — **EDITOR'S NOTE: The video above was published May 19, 2022, regarding overcrowding in East Texas jails. The Texas Rangers are investigating an in-custody death at the Gregg County Jail. According to the Gregg County Sheriff's Office, around 10:45 p.m. on Thursday, Gregg County Jail staff...
GREGG COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A female inmate’s death at the Gregg County Jail has sparked an investigation from the Texas Rangers. According to the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office, staff at the North Jail found a woman unresponsive in her cell at 10:45 p.m. Thursday night. EMS was called to the cell block and she […]
HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A man was arrested in Henderson County after authorities got in a tip about a missing person’s case and found a body at that location. Authorities said that they received information, including a location to the missing person’s truck and body, on Thursday. The person had been missing since May […]
54-year-old Esequiel M Valadez dead after a solo-vehicle crash near Longview (Longview, TX)Nationwide Report. Authorities identified 54-year-old Esequiel M Valadez, of Longview, as the man who lost his life following a traffic accident on Tuesday afternoon in Gregg County. The fatal single-vehicle crash took place on McCann Road, just north of George Richey Road [...]
Before reading all the details in the cases described below remember all suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. While I hate to share such alarming details it is still very important for all of us to stay aware of what is going on in our community. We picked up the details from KETK regarding a man out of Henderson, Texas who is waiting for his trial to begin on a rape case in Gregg County is now accused of another rape this one is supposed to have taken place in Smith County, Texas.
GREGG COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - Authorities have released the name of a motorist who was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Gregg County on Tuesday afternoon. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Esequiel M. Valadez, 54, of Longview, was killed when his pickup entered a side skid across the southbound lane of McCann Road just north of George Richey Road. Valdez overcorrected and entered the left grassy shoulder, causing the vehicle to overturn and collide with a tree.
The U.S. reported over 736,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending May 24, bringing the total count to more than 82.4 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 994,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In […]
More than 1 million Americans have died from COVID-19 – more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Longview metropolitan area, located in Texas, a total of 1,108 deaths have been attributed to the virus, equal to 509 fatalities for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, […]
EAST TEXAS — East Texans prepare to observe Memorial Day this coming Monday. Gov. Greg Abbott will highlight a community-wide event at Teague Park in Longview. The City of Longview, Gregg County, and the Boy Scout Troop 201 Alumni Foundation will host what’s termed A Day of Thanks and Remembrance. The event will include a main ceremony featuring Abbott, a flag retirement ceremony, free lunch, and more. The main ceremony begins at 11 a.m. Military and law enforcement recruiters will be on hand, and there will be opportunities for COVID vaccinations and blood pressure checks. Attendees are asked to bring a lawn chair and umbrella and can spend time exploring the park’s Veterans Memorial Plaza. Click here for more details.
GREGG COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - The Texas Rangers are investigating after a female inmate suffered some type of medical emergency at the Gregg County Jail late Thursday night and died later at a local hospital. According to a press release on the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, staff assigned...
1 person dead after a solo-vehicle crash in Gregg County (Gregg County, TX)Nationwide Report. On Tuesday afternoon, one person was killed following a traffic accident in Gregg County. As per the initial information, the fatal single-vehicle crash took place in the 6000 block of McCann Road, just north of George Richey Road [...]
LONGVIEW, Texas — A former Gregg County commissioner has defeated Gregg County Pct. 4 Commissioner Shannon Brown in the runoff election for the Democratic nomination. Danny Craig Sr., who served as Pct. 4 commissioner for two terms from 1999 to 2006, won against Brown Tuesday night, according to unofficial election results. There is no Republican challenger in November.
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To date, 82,217,041 Americans are confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19 — and over 1 million have died as a result. On a per capita basis, the U.S. has one of the highest known infections rates in the world. In the Longview metropolitan area, located in Texas, a total of 42,056 COVID-19 cases have […]